Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 7 Programmer (OCAJP)

- Only 3 Days

This accelerated 3 day Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) Java SE 7 Programmer course will introduce you to the Java programming language. Used by over 9 million web developers worldwide and run by 97% of enterprise desktops, it is one of the most recognised and popular programming languages, especially for businesses.

You’ll learn key Java fundamentals, helping you to create a variety of Java programs and applications. You’ll develop and refine your Java skills to fix programming issues, learning to solve real-world problems. You’ll develop critical skills including:

  • Using decision and looping constructs and methods to dictate program flow
  • Performing basic error handling for Java programs
  • Implementing object-oriented (OO) concepts like inheritance, encapsulation and abstraction in Java programs

Your new java skills will allow you to write software that is usable on almost any other platform, and programs that can run within a web browser. You’ll also be able to use Java to combine applications, making them highly customisable.

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This accelerated course is suitable if you have little to no Java skills and will vital knowledge with vast potential for future programming skills development

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be OCA Java Programmer certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be OCA Java Programmer trained in record time
  2. Our OCA Java Programmer course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass OCA Java Programmer first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn OCA Java Programmer faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying OCA Java Programmer with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 74,742 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Who will the Course Benefit?

The course is aimed at Java Programmers wishing to maximizing their potential and move their Java career forward. With 3 billion devices running Java worldwide, the world's top companies rely on experienced Java Programmers to build and maintain these critical applications. Because of the prevalence of Java, there is a continued demand for well-trained, highly-skilled Java programmers to create and maintain critical applications.

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Java SE7 Fundamentals

Introducing the Java Technology

  • Relating Java with other languages
  • Showing how to download, install, and configure the Java environment on a
  • Windows system.
  • Describing the various Java technologies such as Java EE, JavaME, Embedded Java SE
  • Describing key features of the technology and the advantages of using Java
  • Using an Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

Thinking in Objects

  • Defining the problem domain
  • Identifying objects and recognising the criteria for defining objects

Introducing the Java Language

  • Defining classes
  • Identifying the components of a class
  • Creating and using a test class
  • Compiling and executing a test program

Working with Primitive Variables

  • Declaring and initialising field variables
  • Describing primitive data types such as integral, floating point, textual, and logical
  • Declaring variables and assigning values
  • Using constants
  • Using arithmetic operators to modify values

Working with Objects

  • Declaring and initialising objects
  • Storing objects in memory
  • Using object references to manipulate data
  • Using JSE javadocs to look up the methods of a class
  • Working with String and StringBuilder objects

Using operators and decision constructs

  • Using relational and conditional operators
  • Testing equality between strings
  • Evaluating different conditions in a program and determining the algorithm
  • Creating if and if/else constructs
  • Nesting and chaining conditional statements
  • Using a switch statement

Creating and Using Arrays

  • Declaring, instantiating, and initialising a one-dimensional Array
  • Declaring, instantiating, and initialising a two-dimensional Array
  • Using a for loop to process an Array
  • Creating and initialising an ArrayList
  • Using the import statement to work with existing Java APIs
  • Accessing a value in an Array or and ArrayList
  • Using the args Array

Using Loop Constructs

  • Creating while loops and nested while loops
  • Developing a for loop
  • Using ArrayLists with for loops
  • Developing a do while loop
  • Understanding variable scope

Working with Methods and Method Overloading

  • Creating and Invoking a Method
  • Passing arguments and returning values
  • Creating static methods and variables
  • Using modifiers
  • Overloading a method

Using Encapsulation and Constructors

  • Creating constructors
  • Implementing encapsulation

Introducing Advanced Object Oriented Concepts

  • Using inheritance
  • Using types of polymorphism such as overloading, overriding, and dynamic binding
  • Working with superclasses and subclasses
  • Adding abstraction to your analysis and design
  • Understanding the purpose of Java interfaces
  • Creating and implementing a Java interface

Handling Errors

  • Understanding the different kinds of errors that can occur and how they are handled in Java
  • Understanding the different kinds of Exceptions in Java
  • Using Javadocs to research the Exceptions thrown by the methods of foundation classes
  • Writing code to handle Exceptions

The Big Picture

  • Creating packages and JAR files for deployment using java
  • Two and three tier architectures
  • Looking at some Java applications examples

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You will sit the Java Standard Edition Java SE 7 Programmer I (1Z0-803) Exam which leads to the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Java SE 7 certification, at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

This exam is 120 minutes in duration, consisting of 70 multiple choice questions. The passing score is 63%.

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Included:

  • Official Firebrand courseware

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our GIAC, CREST or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Before attending this course, you should have:

  • At least six months programming experience in Java
  • An understanding of the command-line interface, and have used a text editor and a browser

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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