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NEW Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect OCM Exam (1Z0-807)

Brandye Barrington
Sr. Program Manager

Oracle Certification announces the release of the new Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Certified Master Exam. This exam, combined with the Java Enterprise Architect Certified Master Assignment, the Java Enterprise Architect Certified Master Essay and a training requirement, leads to the Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect certification.

To move your career forward as a Java developer, you need the recognition that only advanced Java certifications can provide. This is the most prestigious Java credential, proving that you possess the skills and knowledge to work at an enterprise level. This certification prepares you to confidently architect systems, define requirements, and oversee execution within a large enterprise organization. The advanced skills demonstrated by the Java Enterprise Architect extend far beyond fundamental Java programming.

Beta testing for the Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Certified Master Exam (1Z1-807) is now underway and thus is available at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD. Visit pearsonvue.com/oracle and register for exam 1Z1-807. This exam is the first step toward expanding your skills, knowledge and career options with the  Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect certification.

There are three training courses recommended to help you best prepare for this exam, as they highlight an array of advanced subjects and technologies, from developing pattern-based techniques in Java, with particular emphasis on Java EE 6 conventions to robust architectures for enterprise Java application. Recommended courses are, Architect Enterprise Applications with Java EE, Java Design Patterns, and Object-Oriented Analysis and Design Using UML.

You can get all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments, and pricing on the Oracle Certification website.


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Comments ( 64 )
  • guest Wednesday, March 6, 2013

    Does it mean that for beta exams training is only recommended but not required? "There are three training courses recommended to help you best prepare for this exam" there is nothing about requirements.

    If I pass all three exam steps will I receive OCM certificate?


  • guest Tuesday, March 12, 2013

    Training is a requirement that is determined by certification path, not by exam. Anyone can take any exam. However, if training is required in the certification path, you will be required to take the training before certification will be granted.

    Training is a requirement for this certification. If you'll click on the 'Certification Track' link above, you'll be taken to a page that will give you the requirements for this certification: training>exam>assignment>essay>course form.

    The recommended training is just that - it is the training that is recommended to best prepare for the exam. Each exam has a recommended course or courses.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Saturday, March 30, 2013

    The certification path is:

    training>exam>assignment>essay>course form

    But.. is it possible to take the exam first, then training>assignment>essay>course form and still get certificated?

  • Brandye Barrington Tuesday, April 2, 2013

    You do not have to complete the path in any particular order. However, the training requirement may help you to prepare for your exam.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Tuesday, May 7, 2013

    Hi..I am experience java developer/architect but didn't worked too much on web-service and particular for jsf . Will these two part has significant quesiton in beta exam ?

    Also - Can I take a path as - Give exam, do assignment and essay and final step to go for some web-service/jsf course to complete the certification path.

  • majdi Tuesday, May 7, 2013

    What is the global cost of this certification?

    Should we pay separetly for the assignment and the essay?


  • Brandye Barrington Thursday, May 9, 2013

    @Guest - You can find exam topics on the exam page on our website at certification.oracle.com. And you do not necessarily need to do exams/training in any order. You do have to do assignment and submit assignment before being able to register for essay.

    @Majdi - the cost will vary based on the training you choose. There are 3 exams that each have a price point - you pay for each separately (exam, assignment, essay). And then the training will also have a price point. Different courses may have different prices. You can get an idea by going to the certification track page mentioned above and clicking on each of the exams, this will give you the cost of the testing portion. Then, you'll get the cost of the training portion once you have selected a course.


    Brandye Barrington

  • MZ Monday, May 20, 2013

    Hi Brandye !

    Any info when results are announced?


  • guest Monday, May 20, 2013

    I don't have any info yet. Stay tuned.

    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Friday, June 14, 2013

    When will the official exam be available?

  • Brandye Barrington Thursday, June 20, 2013

    Production exam is now available.


    Brandye Barrington

  • Sebastien Tardif Thursday, June 27, 2013

    I have received my score from having done the beta exam. I passed and certview show me my score but it doesn't list any certification achieved.

    However, previous email from Oracle was saying:

    Register for this beta exam today! If you pass the beta exam, your certification will be upgraded to the latest version of the Enterprise Architect Certification: Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect


    Then click Apply Voucher and you will be taken to the payment screen where your balance will show as $0.

    The voucher end-up to be a scam because they never send it to me, I had to pay $50, then now, I have passed but I'm still not certified.

    We need management upgrade!

  • Varma Monday, August 26, 2013

    I want to be Java Certified Enterprise Architect.

    Can I take -

    Master Architect, Assignment and Essay and when all the results are positive. Can I then go for Training Classes for any of the courses listed.

    Is this Order Ok?

  • Brandye Barrington Tuesday, August 27, 2013


    That order is fine. However, the training classes are meant to help you prepare for the exams. But you do not have to complete the training before the exams.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Sunday, September 1, 2013

    Looks like the J2EE 6 exams have only recently come out, yet now J2EE 7 is out; any idea when the exams will be updated for J2EE 7?

  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, September 4, 2013

    We do not have any information at this time on when/if EE 7 exams will be released. At this time, EE 6 is the latest version available.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Thursday, September 12, 2013

    If a person is oracle's employee does he need to follow the same process of registration?

    Is there any internal training team that takes care of certification?

    Are there any discounts for oracle's employee for certification?

  • guest Thursday, September 12, 2013


    Could you please let me know the pre-requiste to do the certification "Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Certified Master Exam".

    Thanks in Advance!

  • Brandye Barrington Friday, September 13, 2013

    Oracle employees do register for exams the same way everyone else does. You can get more info from the internal website at my.oracle.com>Oracle University>Certification.

    You can get more information on the steps to become Java EE 6 EA Certified Master on our website at certification.oracle.com.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Thursday, September 26, 2013


    I am planning to give this certification and in the preparation stage. Can you please advise if there are books to refer for version 6.


  • guest Thursday, October 3, 2013

    Could you please tell me what is acceptable time interval from training to other steps of the certification path? I have possibility to get training now but I am not going to do next certification steps right now. What is term of validity of training?

  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, October 9, 2013

    This depends on what training you do and how well you will retain the material. I'd say that if you have the opportunity to take the training, go for it. Just keep an eye on the blog to ensure that the exam(s) you are interested in don't retire. I can't think of any exams for which we plan to announce retirement any time soon, but that would be the biggest risk from waiting. If you're planning to take a fairly new exam, then you don't really need to worry about retirement at this time.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Sunday, October 27, 2013

    I remember that before you can have this "enterprise architect" certification it is a prerequisite to have a "programmer" certification first. Is this not the case now? because the certification path no longer shows this.

  • Brandye Barrington Tuesday, October 29, 2013

    Prior certification is not required.


    Brandye Barrington

  • Suryasnat Das Tuesday, November 12, 2013

    Hi,Do we need to complete the training before appearing for the certification exam? Is it mandatory? Or can we just give the exam without taking the training?

  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, November 13, 2013

    Hi Suryasnat,

    Although it is strongly recommended, it is not required to take training before passing an exam. However, in certification paths that require training, you will need to complete the training before certification will be awarded.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Monday, November 25, 2013

    Hello Brandye,

    I want to do Java Enterprise Architect Certified, how much cost is require to do this training and how much it will be helpful for my certification point of view.

  • Oscar M. Wednesday, November 27, 2013

    Is not possible try other path because when i go to schedule IZ0-865, for example, there is not option in pearson vue. only for IZ0-807.

  • Viji Tuesday, February 4, 2014

    I am planning to take Architect Enterprise Applications with Java EE training class not and take exams later. Please let me know how long this training is valid towards certification. Thanks.

  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, February 5, 2014

    The training will be valid toward this version of the certification for as long as the certification is available. If a new version of the certification is released, it is possible that the training you took will not count toward the new certification, but it will continue to count toward the EE 6 version.


    Brandye Barrington

  • ahmed.ezz Monday, February 17, 2014

    Hello Brandye,

    I would like to ask about.

    Is the training package include exam price ?

    If the training self study sufficient for pass the exam?

    Please, I need a guide to be a certified enterprise architect and the total cost?


  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, February 19, 2014


    The exam price is not included in the training cost. Training is required for this certification. The total cost of certification depends on the cost of the training you choose. There are 3 exams (assignment, essay and exam) and one training course required for certification.

    The links above will take you to all the information you need about this exam, the certification path, cost of each piece, etc.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Tuesday, December 9, 2014

    Hello Brandye,

    Do you know, how many Oracle Certified Enterprise Architects who completes all the requirements training>exam>assignment>essay>course?


  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, December 10, 2014

    This is not a number that we release publicly. Good luck with this path if you are contemplating it!


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Friday, January 2, 2015

    Hi Brandye,

    Is there any requirement in terms of time after we pass the exam in step 2 and completing the assignment and essay in step 3 and 4?


  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, January 7, 2015

    The assignment and essay must both be completed within 6 months of purchasing the assignment.


    Brandye Barrington

  • Kiran Thursday, January 29, 2015

    In your Quick links note above hyperlinks are both broken for over few months now


    Certification Track: Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect

    Certification Exam: Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Certified Master (1Z0-807)

    In the past I used to keep them in hyperlinks on my signature which used to list the 3 step process to clear the certification,

    Could you please fix it?

  • guest Friday, January 30, 2015

    Does anybody know is there a restriction that everything (training and all exams) should be done in one country?

    Can I, for example, take a training in one country and then exams in another country?

    Thank you

  • Brandye Barrington Tuesday, February 3, 2015

    Hi Kiran,

    I didn't find any broken links. Please let us know if you continue to experience issues with the links.

    Regarding taking training and exams in different countries, this shouldn't be a problem.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Wednesday, February 11, 2015

    I have passed the exam 1z0-807, I could able to see my score in cerview and status is pass. But I didn't get ecertificate. any one tell me why its happened ?

  • guest Friday, March 13, 2015


    Can i directly give JavaEE exams or do I need to pass JavaSE exams first to be eligible for it?


  • Brandye Barrington Friday, March 13, 2015

    For most of the EE certifications, you'll need to first have the SE Programmer certification. You should check each track page to confirm the requirements for each certification. You can start on our website at certification.oracle.com. From the home page, you will be able to link to requirements for each certification.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Monday, August 24, 2015


    I attempted this test (Production, not Beta) 2 times and both the times I received 70% marks where as the percentage for pass is 72%.

    Is there an option to request for re evaluation as I am sure I have done better the second time. I am stuck right now as I am not sure what should I do different before writing the exam the third time.

  • guest Wednesday, August 26, 2015

    What about Java EE 7 Enterprise Architect Certified Master?

    Will it be released and if so, when?

    Regards Sven Franklin

  • Vadim Friday, August 28, 2015


    Is that true if I want to take the exam 1Z0-807 I just must pay money for it and Oracle doesn't oblige me neither to pass another exams, e.g. Java SE 7 Programmer I nor buy trainings, right ?

    I'm sorry if I missed something above just want to make it clear.

  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, September 2, 2015

    Sven, I don't have any info right now on an EE 7 OCM certification.

    Vadim, it is true that you can pass the 807 exam and there are no additional obligations. However, you will not be able to - in any way - represent yourself as certified. You will also not earn the Java OCM certification until you complete all the other requirements in the track.


    Brandye Barrington

  • Ganesh Wednesday, November 11, 2015


    I have following questions clarified before going to attend this exam

    1) Any pre-exams we need to pass?

    2) How is the difficulty level of this exam, i have already passed OCJP and scored 80%


    Ganesh M.

  • Sergei Malyshev Monday, January 25, 2016

    Hello Sir/Madam,

    I am working towards "Oracle Certified Master Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect" certification and passed Exam 1Z0-807, Assignment 1Z0-865 and Essay 1Z0-866. Only required training is outstanding if I understand correctly. I have some questions:

    - How soon do I need to take the training after the Essay 1Z0-866(6 month or 12 month is OK) to obtain certification?

    - Is "Training on Demand" class "Object-Oriented Analysis and Design Using UML" OK to fulfill the training requirement?

    Thank you


  • Java Training in Chennai Tuesday, February 2, 2016

    Is Java EE 7 Enterprise Architect Certified Master Exam available please?

  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, February 3, 2016

    There is not a Java EE 7 Master exam/certification available at this time.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Wednesday, February 3, 2016


    - How soon do I need to take the training after the Essay 1Z0-866(6 month or 12 month is OK) to obtain certification?

    --(A): There is no deadline for completing the training.

    - Is "Training on Demand" class "Object-Oriented Analysis and Design Using UML" OK to fulfill the training requirement?

    -- (A): If this class is on the approved courses list, yes. The Training On Demand format fulfills the training requirement.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Saturday, April 2, 2016

    Hi, I have OCPJP in 2012 and 3 years of work experience in Java EE. Am I eligible for Oracle Certificate Master, Enterprise Architect? If not, please guide with the course of action I must follow to achieve the same.

  • guest Tuesday, June 14, 2016


    I have completed the SCJP 5 long back. Am I eligible for Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Certified Master 1Z0-807.

  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    Yes, you are eligible to take this exam.


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    I've finished "OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide" book , and I wanna take a exam of "1Z0-807" I've more than 7 years experince working with java, and when contact with one of Cairo centers to reserve exam,they told me that must attend course firstly,even though I don't need this course and I can to get exam

  • Brandye Barrington Thursday, August 4, 2016

    You could go to pearsonvue.com/oracle to register for the exam online.


    Brandye Barrington

  • Aneesh Sunday, January 1, 2017

    Today I passed iz0-807. I have seen the exam score and it indicates that I passed the exam. However I am wondering if I get a certificate just for this exam completion. Not even the free t-shirt provided by oracle? Could you please recommend the least costed training which satisfies the pre-requisite?

    Also how soon should I take the next exam?

    Thank u so much and wish u all happy new year..

    This blog seems very good

  • Brandye Barrington Tuesday, January 3, 2017

    Hi Aneesh,

    You will receive the certificate when all certification requirements have been completed. The next step is for you to take the Master Assignment. I know that training can be cost prohibitive. Typically live virtual courses are less expensive than in-class training. Perhaps that would be a viable option for you.

    Good luck on this path!


    Brandye Barrington

  • guest Monday, January 23, 2017

    How much is the total cost about getting certification on the Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect OCM ?

  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    Hello Thang,

    Step 1: This training cannot be self study. It must be Training On Demand, Live Virtual Class or Instructor-led In-class training.

    Step 2: This certification is in CertView.oracle.com under your Oracle Testing ID

    Steps 3&4: The courses listed as optional exam prep are the courses recommended to best help prepare for the exams. To fulfill the requirement in Step 1, you can complete one of these courses or you can complete a different course of your choice as long as it is in the expandable list in Step 1.

    I hope this helps.


    Brandye Barrington

  • Akhilesh Sharma Monday, March 20, 2017

    Hi Guys,

    I was looking into the certification path. Just wanna know, in case i complete the other certifications such as OCJP and OCWCD etc do i still need to take one of the training ?


  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    Hi Akhilesh,

    Yes, training is a requirement in this path.


    Brandye Barrington

  • Sundeep Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    Are there any plans to roll out the Java EE7 version of this certification since Java EE 6 has been really out there for a long time now?
  • Brandye Barrington Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    At this time we have no information about Java EE 7 Certifications.
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