OCP: Oracle Java Certified Professional Certification
OracleOCP Java Certified Professional certification program offers professional-level credential and designed to ensure the knowledge and proficiency to develop applications using the Java technologies: Java SE 8, Java SE 7, Java SE 6, and Java SE 5. The Oracle Java Certified Professional exam tests your basic understanding of Object Oriented programming concepts, Java programming language and general knowledge of Java platforms and technologies. The objectives of the Oracle Java Certified Professional exam are as follows:
Java Stream API
Java Class Design
Java File I/O (NIO.2)
Java I/O Fundamentals
Generics and Collections
Exceptions and Assertions
Advanced Java Class Design
Use Java SE 8 Date/Time API
Lambda Built-in Functional Interfaces
Building Database Applications with JDBC
uCertify provides study guide for the Oracle OCP Java certification exams: 1Z0-803, 1Z0-804, and 1Z0-809 that covers all the exam objectives.
Requirements for OCP: Oracle Java Certified Professional Certification
The prerequisite for OCJP SE7 is OCA Java SE 7 Programmer. Candidate must be well experienced with the language before taking the exam. Even if you are new to the Java field, you can still pass the exam with self-study. This foundation certification is for programmers interested in demonstrating proficiency in the fundamentals of the Java programming language.
Professionals with prior certification :
As Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 5 Programmer OR Sun Certified Java Programmer (any edition) can upgrade to OCP Java SE 6 Programmer by passing 1Z0-852: OCP Java SE 6 Programmer Upgrade exam.
As Sun Certified Java Programmer (any edition) can upgrade to OCP Java SE 5 Programmer by passing 1Z0-854: OCP Java SE 5 Programmer Upgrade exam.