The certification programs are divided into nine categories – Applications, Cloud, Database, Enterprise Management, Industries, Java and Middleware, Operating Systems, Oracle Systems, and Virtualisation. Oracle certifications are further divided into six levels
- Junior Associate
Most in-demand certifications
Out of all the certifications offered by Oracle, the most in-demand are in the database and application development side. The cloud and database side is of the most interest because it is required for many job roles. You will see majority of the job roles on offer in DBA, implementation, and development. One of the newest certification category is Oracle Cloud, which offers seven sub-categories of certifications. The most requested Oracle certifications for 2020 includes
Oracle has created an extensive library of learning resources for these certifications. You can find detailed tutorials on
education.oracle.com. The hands-on instructor-led training programs offer extensive knowledge and tutorials on Oracle technologies. Candidates first have to choose a certification path and then follow links on the Oracle website.
Cost of certification
The cost of the process depends on the type of certification you want to earn. Oracle is offering 25% discount on the certification right now. Most of these certification exams cost $245 for professionals. The junior associate exam aimed at students and entry level audience are priced lower at $95 and above. The certification credentials are valid for 18 months once you successfully achieve them.