Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Associate (OCA)

Learn all you need to know about the installation and maintenance of the world’s first database designed for the cloud with the Oracle Database OCA certification.  

Course overview

Why choose the Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Associate (OCA) course?

In the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) Database 12c Administrator course, you will learn a wide range of topics related to Oracle database administration which will help you effectively manage and maintain Oracle database environments. 

Once you have completed 50 guided learning hours of study time, you’ll have   comprehensive knowledge and expertise in the most up-to-date database management systems employed in the IT industry.  

What you'll learn

  • Topics
    Oracle Database Instance Overview 
    Managing a Database Instance 
    Connecting to & Configuring a Database Instance 
    Connectivity & Space Management 
    Undo Feature Overview 
    User Security Features & Configuration 
    Auditing Features & Configuration 
    Backing Up & Recovering Data 
    Importing & Exporting Data 
    Database Maintenance 
    Performance Tuning 
    SQL Tuning 
    Resource Management 
    Job Scheduling 
How you'll be assessed

Your 2 x assessments will each take 120 minutes to complete and both feature 80 multiple-choice questions.


Upon successfully passing the examinations, you’ll receive your Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Associate (OCA) certification. This is a digital certificate.

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified  Associate (OCA)   

Study time

50 guided learning hours (Full-time: 2 - 3 weeks, Part-time: 1 - 2 months) 


2 x 120-minute exams


Internet access and email


Experience in data administration working with Oracle 

Ideal for

Database administrators, database designers, developer support engineers or technical administrators 



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    Virtual seminars
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Why become an Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Associate?

This certification offers in-demand skills for managing one of the most widely used database management systems in the IT industry. It opens doors to career advancement, higher-level roles, and better earning potential. The training provides comprehensive knowledge in database administration, covering architecture, performance tuning, backup, and recovery, and more. Start your journey with Learning People today. 

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