Steps to become Oracle certified

1) Explore Certifications

Choose a certification to pursue based on the technology area that interests you.

a) Database

Oracle Database technology is used by the world's leading companies to manage critical business functions, systems and processes, with 305,000 top companies trusting their critical systems to Oracle Database. By investing the time to earn Oracle Database Certifications, you'll develop the expertise you need to work on the number one database in the world - on the number one embedded database technology.

b) Java and Middleware

Oracle Java and Middleware Certifications combine Java, the number one development platform, and Oracle Fusion Middleware, the number one application infrastructure available, into one category. Pursuing these certifications, which include Business Intelligence, Application Server, Identity Management, Oracle Cloud and more, helps you develop the knowledge and skills necessary to become better at your job.

c) Applications

Earning Oracle Applications Certifications not only gives you credibility among your peers and hiring managers; you'll also gain the knowledge and skills to save time and resources by implementing and using cutting-edge Oracle Applications. Choose from more than 64 Oracle Applications Certifications in areas ranging from Siebel, to Oracle eBusiness Suite to PeopleSoft and more.

d) Cloud

Oracle Cloud is the next generation public cloud that is quickly transforming businesses and modernizing IT with its integrated, best-in-class services at every level of the technology stack. Deliver modern solutions for modern business challenges with an Oracle Cloud Certification. 

e) Enterprise Management

Set yourself apart with an Oracle Enterprise Management Certification. Prove your skills using Oracle’s integrated enterprise IT management product line and differentiate yourself in the marketplace.

f) Foundation

Oracle's Foundation Certifications focus on a broad set of skills that can be used across a range of Oracle products. Give your career a boost and differentiate yourself from your peers by pursuing one of these Foundation Certifications.

g) Industries

Oracle Industries Certifications will help you improve the performance of your Oracle Industries products, while reducing cost. The skills you'll develop through the process of preparing for your certification exam will not only help you pass the test; these skills will prepare you for a specialized career in specific industries.

h) Operating Systems

To develop your skills in Oracle Linux, Oracle Solaris or Oracle Solaris Cluster, consider taking the time to earn one of many Oracle Operating Systems Certifications. Through preparing for operating systems certification exams, you'll develop a deeper understanding of how this technology works, while simultaneously developing in demand technical skills that can widen your career prospects.

i) Systems

If you're ready to solidify your expertise in supporting industry leading software for Oracle applications and solutions, take the time to earn one of many Oracle Systems Certifications. By dedicating yourself to becoming an Oracle Certified Associate, Professional or Master, you'll give yourself well-respected credibility in working with engineered systems, servers and storage.

j) Virtualization

To take your skills far beyond simple consolidation, add Oracle Virtualization Certifications to your skill set. Through preparing for your exam, you'll develop the skills to implement the industry's most complete and integrated virtualization, from the desktop to the data center.

2) Prepare for Your Exam

Prepare for your certification exam by taking recommended courses with Oracle University and practice exam.

a) Take recommended training.

Want to improve your chances of passing your certification exam? By taking a related training course, you'll get hands-on instruction that's directly related to topics covered on your exam.

b) Get ready with exam prep tools.

Once you have identified which certification you would like to pursue and have taken related training, it's time to study! Let us help you prepare, use our premium practice exam to test your knowledge.

3) Register for Your Exam

Once you identify which certification to pursue & have taken any course(s) that may be required, it's time to register.

a) Register for an exam at Pearson VUE.

- Includes proctored, non-proctored and master assignments.

- Locate a Pearson VUE Test center

b) Register for a proctored exam at an Oracle Testing Center.

- Applies only to specific regions.

- A proctored exam is a high stakes exam that must be taken with a proctor at a test center.

c) Register for a non-proctored exam at an Oracle Testing Center.

- Applies only to specific regions.

- A non-proctored exam is an exam that can be taken online at your own location.

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