Friday Jun 03, 2016

What are the benefits of becoming Oracle Certified?

The latest Oracle University survey addressed to certified customers and partners revealed many benefits of earning an Oracle Certification.

Over 87% of the respondents agreed that Oracle Certification enhanced their professional credibility, whereas 84% of the certified individuals have seen their job prospects improve.

Encourage your partners to become certified to enjoy the benefits associated with this! 

Thursday Mar 31, 2016

Primavera Certification Exams to be Retired

Oracle Partner Network is announcing the retirement of the below exam.

Starting September 30th 2016

Oracle Primavera: Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Certified Implementation Specialist (1Z0-535)

Our recommendation for you:

New exam certifications are available and we advise our partners to pursue the alternatives for the products of their interest: Oracle Primavera

For more information, please also check the Oracle PartnerNetwork Agreements and Policies.  


Wednesday Mar 30, 2016

OPN Certification Exams to be Retired

Oracle Partner Network is announcing the retirement of the below exams. Please make sure to check the dedicated exam and criteria pages for more details and specific dates:

Starting April 30th 2016

Oracle ERP:

Oracle HCM:


Starting August 31st 2016

Oracle HCM:

Oracle ERP:

Oracle Sales:

Oracle Commerce:


Our recommendation for you:

New exam certifications are available and we advise our partners to pursue the alternatives for the products of their interest:


Why are we doing this?

  • Some of the exams to be retired are linked to specialization and resell programs developed on old versions (Fusion Apps on premise, Endeca Commerce);
  • The recommended Cloud certifications have new training and content which will better prepare the partners for business;


For more information, please also check the Oracle PartnerNetwork Agreements and Policies.  


Tuesday Mar 22, 2016

Get Your Oracle Field Service Cloud Service 2016 Support Specialist Certification!

Oracle Field Service Cloud Service 2016 Support Specialist Assessment is the final step towards becoming an Oracle Field Service Cloud Service 2016 Support Specialist.  

New training materials with up to date information is available through the guided learning paths under Oracle Field Service Cloud Service 2016 Support Specialist.  Get familiar with navigating the support site, how to manage contacts, site features, end of service life policy, security levels, support packages and service requests.

Pass the test, score 80% or more, and get your OPN Specialist Certificate! 


Thursday Mar 03, 2016

Japanese Translation for Oracle Financials Cloud Certifications Now Available

The OPN Certification Assessments for Oracle Financials Cloud 2016 Sales Specialist and Oracle Financials Cloud 2016 PreSales Specialist are now available in both Japanese and English. Use these links to access the translated versions or spread the news with your counterparts!

Friday Feb 19, 2016

Get your Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11gPS3 Implementation Specialist Certification!

Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11gPS3 Essentials Exam (1Z1-339) is now available in beta testing! Take the exam for free while in beta testing! Request a discounted beta voucher via the OPN Beta Certified Specialist Exam Voucher Request Form!

NOTE: This exam will replace the existing Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g Essentials (1Z0-459) exam, which will no longer be available for registrations after the new exam goes into production. 

Friday Nov 06, 2015

Oracle Certification Issues Digital Certification Badges

Oracle Certification issues Digital Certification Badges which is a digital way for our certification candidates to represent their certification achievement. The badges are secure, web-enabled credentials and digital badging provides the rigor and verification organizations need to recognize and validate real achievements!


Friday Sep 04, 2015

Announcement: The certification exam retake policy has changed

The certification exam retake policy was created for candidates that did not pass an exam, and was designed to give candidates sufficient time to prepare for the retake while protecting the integrity of the exam content. The retake policy reads that candidates:

  • Must wait 14 days before retaking a failed proctored certification exam;
  • Cannot retake beta exams;
  • Are allowed three attempts to pass a certification exam within a 12 month period;
  • May not retake a passed certification exam at any time.

Thursday Aug 27, 2015

Japanese Translation for OPN Certification Now Available

The OPN Certification Exam 1Z0-418 for Oracle Fusion Global Human Resources 2014 Essentials is now available in both Japanese and English. Language preference can be selected on site at Pearson VUE testing centers. Have your partners check the exam page for more preparation details.


Thursday Apr 09, 2015

Get Certified: Oracle FS1 Flash Storage System

A new certification exam is available for the Oracle FS1 Flash Storage System.  

The certification focuses on:

  • Installation and configuration

  • System setup

  • Monitoring and support

  • Data services

Currently, this certification is used for the Implementation Specialist role as part of the Oracle FS1 Series Systems

Thursday Mar 12, 2015

Now Available: New Chinese translations for OPN Certifications

Exams 1Z0-497 Oracle Database 12c Essentials and Oracle Fusion CRM: Sales 2014 Implementation Essentials can be now taken in Simplified Chinese or English upon preference at Pearson VUE testing centers. Check the above exam pages for more preparation details!

Wednesday Mar 04, 2015

Now Available: New Chinese Translations for OPN Certifications

Exams 1Z0-497 Oracle Database 12c Essentials and Oracle Fusion CRM: Sales 2014 Implementation Essentials can be now taken in Simplified Chinese or English upon preference at Pearson VUE testing centers. Check the above exam pages for more preparation details!

Tuesday Feb 17, 2015

Get your Oracle Mobile Development 2015 Implementation Specialist Certification!

Oracle Mobile Development 2015 Essentials Exam (1Z1-441) is now available in beta testing. This certification covers topics such as: Mobile Application Framework (MAF), Mobile Application Framework (MAF) Data Layer, User Interface (UI) Development and App Security.  Take the exam for free while in beta testing by requesting a discounted voucher via the OPN Beta Certified Specialist Exam voucher request form.

Friday Jan 23, 2015

Oracle Certification Program Beta exam vouchers

A number of certification exams are currently being offered for free while in beta testing mode.  Beta exams are pre-production exams used by Oracle to evaluate new exam questions with the participation of a live audience. This allows Oracle to develop and evaluate test questions before releasing the exams publically. If you are interested in participating, you may submit an OPN Beta Certified Specialist Exam Voucher Request Form to take the exam for free. Click here to view a list of all beta exams currently available!

Tuesday Feb 11, 2014

Learn Which OPN Beta Exams Are Live and Build Your Way Up to an OPN Certification!

Here are the advantages of taking an OPN Beta Exam:

  • OPN Beta Exams count toward company Specializations.
  • Training for most of the beta exams is not required, but recommended.
  • Testing is available worldwide, at Pearson Vue locations.
  • The beta exam fee is 50 USD. Beta Exams Vouchers are available in limited quantities and cover the entire fee.


View the exam list and select the beta exam of your choice.