Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 7 Programmer Certification (OCPJP)

- Only 3 Days

This accelerated Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) Java SE 7 Programmer certification course will teach you advanced skills in 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 build upon your existing Java skills to become an expert in Java. You’ll learn to use the core Application Programming Interfaces (API) as well as the latest JDK 7 Technology and the NetBeans Integrated Development Environment (IDE). With these Java skills you’ll be able to design object-oriented applications. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • Creating full-bodied and high-performance Java applications
  • Using standard SQL queries to write database applications
  • Developing applications that manipulate files and directories

After getting certified, the advanced applications and programs you’ll be able to create will boost productivity and collaboration for users.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be OCP Java Programmer certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be OCP Java Programmer trained in record time
  2. Our OCP Java Programmer course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass OCP 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 OCP 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 OCP 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 74,706 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

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

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 SE 7

Java Platform Overview

  • Introductions
  • Course Schedule
  • Java Overview
  • Java Platforms
  • OpenJDK
  • Licensing
  • Java in Server Environments
  • The Java Community Process

Java Syntax and Class Review

  • Simple Java classes
  • Java fields, constructors and methods
  • Model objects using Java classes
  • Package and import statements

Encapsulation and Polymorphism

  • Encapsulation in Java class design
  • Model business problems with Java classes
  • Immutability
  • Subclassing
  • Overloading methods
  • Variable argument methods

Java Class Design

  • Access modifiers: private, protected and public
  • Method overriding
  • Constructor overloading
  • The instanceof operator
  • Virtual method invocation
  • Polymorphism
  • Casting object references
  • Overriding Object methods

Advanced Class Design

  • Abstract classes and type generalisation
  • The static and final modifiers
  • Field modifier best practices
  • The Singleton design pattern
  • Designing abstract classes
  • Nested classes
  • Enumerated types

Inheritance with Java Interfaces

  • Java Interfaces
  • Types of Inheritance
  • Object composition and method delegation
  • Implementing multiple interfaces
  • The DAO design pattern

Generics and Collections

  • Generic classes and type parameters
  • Type inference (diamond)
  • Collections and generics
  • List, set and Map
  • Stack and Deque

String processing

  • String manipulation with StringBuilder and StringBuffer
  • Essential String methods
  • Text parsing in Java
  • Input processing with Scanner
  • Text output and formatting
  • Regular expressions with the Pattern and Matcher classes

Exceptions and Assertions

  • Exceptions categories
  • Standard Java Exception classes
  • Creating your own Exception classes
  • Using try-catch and the finally clause
  • Using try-with-resources and the AutoCloseable interface
  • The multi-catch feature
  • Best practices using exceptions
  • Assertions

I/O Fundamentals

  • I/O using Java
  • Reading the console input stream
  • Writing to the console
  • Using I/O Streams
  • Chaining I/O Streams
  • Channel I/O
  • Reading and writing objects using Serialisation

File I/O with NIO 2

  • The Path interface
  • The Files class
  • Directory and File operations
  • Managing file system attributes
  • Reading, writing, and creating files
  • Watching for file system changes

Threading

  • Operating system task scheduling
  • Recognising multithreaded environments
  • Creating multi-threaded solutions
  • Sharing data across threads
  • Synchronisation and Deadlock
  • Immutable objects

Concurrency

  • Creating Atomic variables
  • Using Read-Write Locks
  • Thread-safe collections
  • Concurrenct synchronisers (Semaphore, Phaser, and others)
  • Executors and ThreadPools to concurrently schedule tasks
  • Parallelism and the Fork-Join framework

Database Application with JDBC

  • Layout of the JDBC API
  • JDBC divers
  • Queries and results
  • PreparedStatement and CallableStatement
  • Transactions
  • RowSet 1.1 RowSetProvider and RowSetFactory
  • The DAO Pattern and JDBC

Localisation

  • Advantages of localisation
  • Defining locale
  • Read and set locale using the Locale object
  • Resource bundles
  • Format messages, dates and numbers

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You will sit the Java SE7 Programmer II (1ZO-804) Exam which leads to the Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 7 Programmer certification (OCPJP) at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

This exam is 150 minutes in duration, consisting of 65 multiple choice questions. The passing score is 65%.

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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

See Prerequisites...

To be able to sit this accelerated course, you need to have passed the The Java Standard Edition Java SE 7 Programmer I (1Z0-803) Exam which leads to the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Java SE 7 certification

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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