Oracle Certified Associate 12c (OCA 12c) - Only 6 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your OCA 12c course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be OCA 12c certified in just 6 days. With us, you’ll be OCA 12c trained in record time
  2. Our OCA 12c course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass OCA 12c first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We're sure you'll pass your OCA 12c course first time. But if you don’t, come back within a year, and only pay for accommodation and exams. Everything else is free
  4. You’ll learn more OCA 12c. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn OCA 12c faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying OCA 12c with the best. We have won the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) "Training Company of the Year" a record three times. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 53,819 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study OCA 12c courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 53,819 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.37% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:

"The course was very good, hard work and very intensive. The instructor was good."
John Wilson, JWIT LTD. - Oracle Certified Professional & Administrator 11g (OCP & OCA 11g Rev. 2) (8 days) (15/12/2013 to 22/12/2013)

"Great Knowledgable Trainer and open for questions ."
Satnam Singh, McKesson. - Oracle Certified Professional & Administrator 11g (OCP & OCA 11g Rev. 2) (8 days) (2/12/2012 to 9/12/2012)

"The instructor was brilliant. Both from an educational perspective but also in helping the group jell as a team. His ability to bring what could be a dry subject to life was excellent."
G.C. - Oracle Certified Professional & Administrator 11g (OCP & OCA 11g Rev. 2) (8 days) (11/12/2011 to 18/12/2011)

"Intensive, gruelling, but well worth the effort....."
Anonymous - Oracle Certified Professional & Administrator 11g (OCP & OCA 11g Rev. 2) (8 days) (11/12/2011 to 18/12/2011)

"The course and structured learning day is not an easy one (especially when you are on the 8 day course :) ). However the concept, facilities and teaching at Firebrand are fantastic. I would recommend this course to anyone wanting Oracle Accreditation and a thorough understanding of the subject matter."
Paul Andrews, Self employed. - Oracle Certified Professional & Administrator 11g (OCP & OCA 11g Rev. 2) (8 days) (4/9/2011 to 11/9/2011)

"I recommend Firebrand for others as if you want to concentrate on study this is the way to do it. In order to benefit from this course, you will need to be totally focused for the FULL 8 days. The teaching is excellent and can benefit any dedicated student."
Anonymous - Oracle Certified Professional & Administrator 11g (OCP & OCA 11g Rev. 2) (8 days) (4/9/2011 to 11/9/2011)

"The ORACLE 11g OCA/OCP course is very intense. The Firebrand instructors take time to work with everybody; it is not for everybody, but Firebrand have setup the facilities to help in every way possible. "
Richard Sedgwick. - Oracle Certified Professional & Administrator 11g (OCP & OCA 11g Rev. 2) (8 days) (4/9/2011 to 11/9/2011)

"Firebrand provides a self contained environment to allow students to focus on training. Accommodation, meals are all taken care of. The emphasis is on learning."
Anonymous - Oracle Certified Professional & Administrator 11g (OCP & OCA 11g Rev. 2) (8 days) (4/9/2011 to 11/9/2011)

"I had a very intensive boot camp week together with a good crowd of colleague pupils and a great teacher. We worked (the teacher, too!) about 15 hours every day. I could never have achieved this level of understanding, and conformance with the way the exams were built, on my own. It wasn't cheap, but it was worth every penny."
Henrik Gillingstam, B3IT Consulting AB. - Oracle Certified Professional & Administrator 11g (OCP & OCA 11g Rev. 2) (8 days) (8/5/2011 to 15/5/2011)

"I found the facilities very good and the instructor kept the course flowing with a good balance of real world examples to back up the course notes. Make sure you are ready for the long days to get the most out of the course."
Trevor Anderson. - Oracle Certified Associate 11g (OCA 11g Rev. 2) (5 days) (8/5/2011 to 12/5/2011)

Get the knowledge you need to administer Oracle Database 12c on this accelerated 6 day Oracle Certified Associate 12c (OCA 12c) course.

You’ll gain an understanding of the following topics:

  • SQL Fundamentals
  • Oracle Database Architecture
  • Data migration
  • Database backups and recovery

Re-engineered for the cloud

Experience the updated Oracle Database 12c and master new cloud skills and cloud computing technologies. On this Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Associate course you'll learn about multitenant architecture, new software efficiencies, manageability benefits and efficient cloud provisioning.

97% of Global Fortune 500 companies use Oracle software. Become an Oracle Certified Associate and you’ll prove you can manage this critical technology.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Introduction to the course

Overview of Oracle Database 12c Certified Associate (OCA)

Oracle Database 12c: SQL Fundamentals 1Z0-061

  • Module 1: Retrieving Data with Select Statement
  • Module 2: Aggregate Functions
  • Module 3: Joining Tables
  • Module 4: Simple Subqueries
  • Module 5: Numeric, Character and Date Functions
  • Module 6: Conversion and Miscellaneous Functions
  • Module 7: SQL*Plus Parameters
  • Module 8: Using Subqueries
  • Module 9: Managing Data
  • Module 10: Manipulating Data
  • Module 11: Managing Tables
  • Module 12: Using DDL Statements to Create and Manage Tables
  • Module 13: Managing Indexes and Views
  • Module 14: Managing Sequences and Synonyms
  • Module 15: Creating Other Schema Objects

Oracle Database 12c: Installation and Administration 1Z0-062

Oracle Database 12c Administration

  • Module 1: Oracle Database Architecture
  • Module 2: Oracle Database Management Tools
  • Module 3: Oracle Database Instance Management (1)
  • Module 3: Oracle Database Instance Management (2)
  • Module 4: Configure the Oracle Network Environment
  • Module 5: Manage Database Storage Structures
  • Module 6: Administer User Security
  • Module 7: Implement Oracle Database Auditing
  • Module 8: Manage Data Concurrency
  • Module 9: Manage Undo Data
  • Module 10: Perform Database Maintenance
  • Module 11: Manage Performance
  • Module 12: Manage SQL Tuning Performance
  • Module 13: Moving Data
  • Module 14: Automate Tasks with the Scheduler
  • Module 15: Manage Resources with the Resource Manager
  • Module 16: Manage Space
  • Module 17: Backup and Recovery Concepts
  • Module 18: Perform Database Backups
  • Module 19: Perform Database Recovery

Install, Upgrade and Patch the Oracle Database

  • Module 1: Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure on a Standalone Server
  • Module 2: Install the Oracle Database Software
  • Module 3: Create a Database with the DBCA
  • Module 4: Oracle Restart
  • Module 5: Prepare for Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c
  • Module 6: Perform an Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c
  • Module 7: Post Upgrade Tasks
  • Module 8: Migrate Data with Datapump

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You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your certification guarantee:

  • Oracle Database 12c: SQL Fundamentals 1Z0-061
  • Oracle Database 12c: Installation and Administration 1Z0-062

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** On site testing is not included in our PMI, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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You should possess:

  • Familiarity with SQL statements in SQL*Plus
  • Basic knowledge of DBA activities

Three to six months experience using 12c is also recommended.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

Interested? See prices or call 080 80 800 888