About this course

Tech type Essentials
Course code QAWBORACLE4
Duration 1 Hour

Webinar details

Wednesday 29th November 2017 | 13:00-14:00

This talk will is designed to help Database Administrators understand the benefits of Oracle Certification for DBAs and to understand the current DBA certification tracks for Oracle Database 11g and 12c. It begins by discussing the benefits of certification for employees and employers, the certification tracks for DBAs and publications from the certification team. It continues by explaining how exams are developed, the difference between 'learner' style items and 'practitioner' style items, and the process of exam development. It concludes with tips on preparing for the OCA, OCP and OCE theory style exams as well the the OCM practical style exams.

Target Audience

Database Administrators

Delegates will learn how to

  • Understand how Oracle creates certification exams
  • Understand the benefits of certification to employees and employers
  • Understand the difference between Learner and Practitioner style exam items and tasks.

Presenter Biography


Joel Goodman

Joel Goodman

Oracle University EMEA

Joel Goodman has been in the computing industry for 42 years after obtaining his degree in Computer Information Sciences. He has 23 years’ experience with Oracle DBA technology in support, consulting and training. He is a Sales Consultant with Oracle University EMEA and the OU Global Team Leader for DBA Certification Exam Development responsible for DBA OCA, OCP, OCE and OCM exam content. Joel also assists the DBA curriculum development team in courseware development and speaks on a variety of advanced DBA topics at numerous conferences. Joel is a member of the Oak Table and a Certified Master DBA.

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