Once you have passed the initial eligibility criteria for Oracle Database Certification mentioned in the previous blog post and have decided to get certified as Oracle Database Administrator then here are the steps that you need to follow to fulfill the eligibility criteria for Oracle Database Administrator Certification. Remember that each step makes you eligible for the next one and they have to be followed in that order.
Step 1 – Become an Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
You need to clear 1Z0-052 Oracle Database 11g Administration I exam in order to become Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Associate. Once you have cleared this level, only then can you proceed for the next. Hence becoming an OCA (Oracle Certified Associate) is the first level eligibility criteria for Oracle Database Administrator Certification.
Step 2 – Become an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
You need to complete the training for one of the approved courses listed under Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional on Oracle’s official website. Here’s the link
Once you have completed the training, you can take 1Z0-053 Oracle Database 11g Administration II exam & become Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional. This is the next level eligibility criteria for Oracle Database Administrator Certification.
Remember these are just the eligibility criterion for Oracle Database Administrator Certification. In order to get a full process of this Oracle DBA Certification, you can check out the complete Oracle certification path here for detailed knowledge on all the steps involved.
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