Oracle Certifications Training

When people think of Oracle, they think of Oracle Database, the remarkably popular relational database management system. But Oracle's product portfolio is actually much larger and more diversified than most people would assume. In 2013, Oracle was second only to Microsoft in the Forbes Global 2000 Software and Programming industry listings. Oracle software (and hardware, following its 2010 purchase of Sun Microsystems) can be found in a wide range of business and government environments.

Oracle Certification Training

Whether individuals are just trying to stay up-to-date on the technology they use in their current role or are trying to broaden their technical expertise in order to advance their career, becoming an Oracle Certified Associate can help make individuals better technologists.

Oracle DBA Certification Training

Oracle's certifications like the DBA indicate that IT professionals have mastered its popular, powerful relational database systems, opening new paths to employment opportunities.

Oracle MySQL Certification Training

MySQL certification continues to grow in stature among IT hiring managers now that Oracle stands behind the popular open-source database platform. Learn more about earning this certification here.

Oracle OCP Certification Training

OCP certification helps database professionals make the leap from maintenance jobs to roles as project managers and administrators. Learn more about what it takes to earn the OCP accreditation here.

Oracle PeopleSoft Certification Training

Oracle's ERP brand attracts clients and IT professionals with experience in supply chain management, financial forecasting, and human resources. Four certifications are available to help boost the careers of IT pros.

Oracle PL/SQL Certification Training

Oracle PL/SQL certification could prepare you for IT endeavors in database architecture, application development, developer and system analytics, and more. Oracle describes Procedural Language/Structured Query Language as a tool designed to process SQL commands seamlessly.

Oracle SQL Certification Training

Training for Oracle SQL certification gives you control over one of the most powerful tools in database administration today. Learn more about the certification process and Oracle SQL training coursework.

Oracle Sun Solaris Certification Training

Oracle's expansion into server solutions makes the OS formerly known as Sun Solaris even more essential for companies that want bulletproof data storage and security. Find out more about earning and maintaining this certification here.

Why should you become Oracle certified?

Oracle is the second largest software company in the world, with a market value of $185 billion as of May 2014. Its products and services are found in practically every major global industry, which makes Oracle knowledge and skills highly valuable in today's information technology and systems workplace.

Oracle's recent Salary & Satisfaction Survey results confirm the value of achieving an Oracle certification. Oracle certified respondents gave the following feedback:

  • 87 percent agreed that Oracle Certification enhances their professional credibility
  • 84 percent said that their job prospects improved after becoming certified
  • 70 percent reported that Oracle Certification improved their earning power

Put simply, Oracle certification is a great way to distinguish oneself in today's IT/IS job market.

Oracle certification types

Oracle's training and certification program is divided into the following top-level categories:

  • Applications
  • Database
  • Enterprise Management
  • Foundation
  • Industries
  • Java and Middleware
  • Operating Systems
  • Systems


This category has one or more certifications for each of the following Oracle applications:

  • ATG Web Commerce
  • Agile
  • CRM On Demand
  • Demantra
  • E-Business Suite
  • Eloqua
  • Endeca
  • Fusion
  • Hyperion
  • JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
  • Oracle Financials
  • Oracle Global Trade Management
  • Oracle Policy Automation
  • Oracle Sales Cloud
  • Oracle Social Cloud
  • Oracle Transportation Management
  • Oracle Unified Method
  • PeopleSoft
  • Primavera
  • RightNow
  • Siebel
  • Taleo
  • User Productivity Kit (UPK)


This category has multiple certifications for each of the following versions of Oracle Database:

  • Oracle 9i
  • Oracle 10g
  • Oracle 11g
  • Oracle 12c
  • Oracle Spatial 11g
  • Oracle Database Cloud

The other certifications in this category are:

Enterprise Management

There are certifications available for Oracle Enterprise Manager versions 11g and 12c.


Here are the certifications available in the Foundations category:

  • Oracle Technical Architecture
  • Lifecycle Management


This category sorts certain Oracle products by the industry they are most commonly associated with. Here are the industry sub-categories:

  • Oracle Communications
  • Oracle Health Sciences
  • Oracle Insurance
  • Oracle Retail
  • Oracle Tax Applications
  • Oracle Utilities

Java and Middleware

This category has one or more certifications for each of the following products and disciplines:

  • Application Server and Infrastructure
  • Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Data Integration
  • Identity Management
  • Involver
  • Java
  • M2M Platform
  • Middleware Development Tools
  • SOA and BPM
  • WebCenter

Operating Systems

There are multiple certifications available for the following operating systems:

  • Oracle Linux 5 and 6
  • Solaris 10
  • Solaris 11


This category has one or more certifications for each of the following products and disciplines:

  • Engineered Systems
  • Servers
  • Storage


There are certifications available for Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3, and Oracle VM 2.0 and 3.0.

Oracle boot camps

Busy professionals can benefit from the accelerated training schedule at Oracle boot camps that offer preparation for certification exams. Oracle credentials were listed as strong earners on the 2011 IT Skills and Salary Report by GlobalKnowledge.com.

Training courses for certification exams cover the broad range of Oracle products, including databases, middleware, applications, server and storage systems, Java technology and more. Boot camps target certifications such as Oracle Certified Associate, or OCA, and Oracle Certified Professional, or OCP, for 11g database administration. These OCA and OCP boot camps are designed for aspiring database administrators, developers and analysts.

Other boot camps target database developers specifically, for example, emphasizing Oracle Database SQL. Oracle's own Enablement 2.0 Boot Camp Program is available for Oracle Partners only. Some third-party boot camps are aimed at multiple Oracle certifications, such as an Oracle 10g OCA, OCP and SQL package.

Training centers for Oracle boot camp courses can be found in the U.S. or internationally, with packages that include meals and accommodations. To build the skillsets of enterprise admins or employees of third-party companies that sell Oracle solutions, Oracle boot camps can deliver a comprehensive training experience for IT workers on a time budget.



“The World’s Biggest Public Companies,” Forbes, December 16, 2014, http://www.forbes.com/global2000/

“Oracle Salary & Satisfaction Survey,” Oracle, December 16, 2014, http://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=658


Oracle Certifications Training

Searching Searching ...

Matching School Ads
1 Program(s) Found
  • Average class size is 25, allowing for more one-on-one time with instructors.
  • Has a 97% employment rate among available graduates.
  • All  graduates receive Lifetime Employment  Assistance—free and forever.
  • Michigan's largest independent college.
  • Most instructors are working professionals in the fields they teach.
  • Programs are continuously updated to ensure classes are career-relevant and in sync with what's needed in the industry
Show more [+]
Good for Working Adults
  • Accredited
  • Online Courses
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Accelerated Programs
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
2 Program(s) Found
  • 95% alumni satisfaction rate.
  • Currently holds more than 500 professional alliances, including 19 of the top Fortune 100 companies.
  • Courses are taught by expert faculty, with 86% of professors possessing a doctoral degree.
  • Offers credit for prior experience and learning, as well as scholarships, accelerated programs, and several other ways to help reduce tuition costs.
  • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Show more [+]
  • Online Courses
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
1 Program(s) Found
  • Its Fast Track program enables qualified students to save up to 30% on tuition and graduate up to 30% faster.
  • Its online MBA program was named by the International Graduate Forum as a top 10 Online MBA Program in 2012.
  • Listed as a military friendly school by G.I. Jobs magazine in 2014.
  • Lets students watch, view, read, or hear content through its program, My Unique Student Experience (M.U.S.E.).
  • Has additional campus locations near military bases in Colorado Springs and Denver.
Show more [+]
Good for Working Adults
  • Online Courses
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Accelerated Programs
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
2 Program(s) Found
ECPI University , Greenville
  • Named a Best for Vets school by the Military Times in 2014.
  • Has specialized in student-centered technology, business, criminal justice, health science, and culinary education for over 45 years.
  • Makes it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in 2.5 years or an associate’s in 1.5 years by providing a year-round schedule.
  • Offers externships and clinical experience that help students prepare for life after they graduate.
  • Has 10 campuses across the mid-Atlantic, plus online degree programs.
Show more [+]
Good for Working Adults
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Accelerated Programs
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
1 Program(s) Found

• Founded in 1984 by Dr. Harry L. Beck.
• Offers programs with various degree levels in allied health, business & technology, criminal justice, paralegal studies, and nursing.
• Career services help students and graduates with job search assistance, resume development, interview coaching, personalized career planning, and more.
• 2 campuses located in Tri-County Cincinnati, Ohio and Florence, Kentucky, with online options as well.
• Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2008.

Show more [+]
  • Accredited
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
5 Program(s) Found
ABCO Technology , Los Angeles
  • An accredited computer training academy preparing students to enter the IT industry as Network Engineers, Software Engineers, Web Apps Developer, Website Designers, Programmers, Database Administrators since 2000.
  • Holds A+ certification from CompTIA.
  • Located in Los Angeles, approximately 10 minutes away from LAX.
  • Flexible class schedules offered during day times, evenings and weekends.
  • Helping students start a career in technology within 3 - 9 months.
  • Educates with the mission to serve the needs of the local community and graduates by matching opportunities to skills.
  • Military friendly school.
Show more [+]
  • Financial Aid
5 Program(s) Found
  • Official training partner for technology leaders such as Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA and VMware.
  • Flexible class options are available, including online options, private classes, on-site training, and traditional classroom learning.
  • World’s largest independent IT training company with 300 centers in 70 countries.
  • Became the first company to offer desktop application training in 1982.
  • The largest authorized provider of CompTIA training and certification in the world.
Show more [+]
1 Program(s) Found
  •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  •  Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  •  Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
  •  Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
Show more [+]
2 Program(s) Found
Asher College , Addison
  • Offers technology certification through CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco, and the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC). 
  • Program areas include medical training, business training, computer training, and information technology.
  • Certified CompTIA Training Partner and a member of the Microsoft IT Academy.
  • Accredited by the Accredited Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
  • 4 campus locations across California, Nevada, and Texas.
Show more [+]
1 Program(s) Found
  • Ranked among top Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked 37th among the Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Stands as the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation with 100,000+ students.
  • Offers over 230 programs online, from the certificate to the doctoral level.
  • Has a student-faculty ratio of 25:1, and 42.3% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
Show more [+]
  • Accredited
  • Online Courses
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
1 Program(s) Found
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a 2015Military Friendy School by Victory Media.
  • Listed amongst the Best for Vets Colleges by Military Times 2 years in a row
  • Offers a network of technologically advanced campuses and online degree programs designed to provide a unique higher education.
  • 5 campuses located across Colorado.
Show more [+]
Good for Working Adults
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
1 Program(s) Found
  • Has been one of the leading career training institutions in Canada for over 40 years.
  • Gives students the chance to complete a career-focused program in a matter of months.
  • Offers programs in healthcare, business, and technology.
  • Emphasizes hands-on training with practical projects.
  • Works with industry specialists to create relevant, up-to-date programs. 
  • Offers flexible schedule options— students can choose between day and evening classes.
Show more [+]

Ready to Advance your Career
Enroll Now
Connect with Schools & Programs