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  • January 22, 2019

Oracle Certification Highlights - January 2019

Sheryl Domingue
Senior Program Manager, Oracle Certification

Welcome to the first Oracle Certification Highlights for 2019! Visit the blog every month to learn about new exams, exam preparation, exams that are retiring, program announcements, and all the great things that are happening in the certification program. Here is what's currently featured!


Your Oracle Certification Journey Begins Here

New Year, new goals. Is one of your goals to become Oracle certified this year? Take a look at these helpful guides for Oracle Database Certification and Java Certification to get you on the right path for your career growth and development.


Featured Exams:

NEW Oracle Application Express 18: Developing Web Applications | 1Z0-750 

This exam brings back the popular Oracle Application Express (APEX) certification, updated for a modern audience. With a simple-to-manage, highly scalable tool with rapid browser-based development and self-service provisioning you can share data and create web applications using only a web browser, even with limited programming experience.

Achieving the Oracle Application Express 18: Developer Certified Professional certification proves that you are highly competent at developing apps using Oracle APEX. A certified individual has demonstrated fluency in and a solid understanding of the skills required to develop professional apps using Oracle APEX.

Prepare for your exam with:


Java EE 7 Application Developer | 1Z0-900 

We’ve streamlined the certification path, removing prerequisites that may have been a barrier to pursuing this certification in the past. It’s no longer required to earn two certifications – Oracle Certified Associate and Oracle Certified Professional in order to gain this credential.

Earn the Oracle Certified Professional, Java EE 7 Application Developer and validate your programming capability to develop and deploy applications using Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 7. It is targeted to intermediate to advanced level Java Front-end and Back-end application developers, architects, and software engineers who possess expertise utilizing Java EE 7 technology to create web-based user interfaces using JavaScript along with JSPs, JSFs, servlets and handle business logic.

Prepare for your exam with:


New Learning Subscriptions

Integrated online learning and certification. You can train and test – anywhere and anytime.

Oracle Siebel Learning Subscription 

Oracle Business Intelligence Learning Subscription 

Oracle IT Infrastructure Learning Subscription 

Note: Learning subscriptions with a certification exam provide one attempt at any of the exams in the subscription with no additional fee during your subscription period.


Changes to Your Oracle Certification Profile – Coming in February

Exciting news about your Single Sign On, Pearson VUE accounts, and records are coming in February! Here is a brief overview of updates to come:

  • Account migration – ONE account will be needed – no longer will a testing candidate need both a CertView and Pearson VUE account.
  • Test takers will receive their score report immediately after submitting their exam. No longer will we require they wait for at least 30 minutes before having to log into CertView.

To get ready for these changes, we are asking candidates who have attempted and/or achieved Oracle Certification to authenticate their CertView account now. Follow these simple steps in this infographic.


Oracle Certification Continues to Drive Success

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