This certification gives in-depth knowledge of the skills, tools, and issues involved
in writing applications with the MySQL database server. It forms the core of the
MySQL Developer learning path, and covers the programming topics in MySQL, from queries, data types, and functions; to transactions, triggers, and stored procedures.
The Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5.6 Developer certification is targeted toward candidates who will be developing applications that use MySQL as back-end storage.
You should attend the MySQL for Beginners (SQL4401) course or have some experience with Relational Databases and SQL.