The Oracle Oracle Database 10g: Administration I exam is part of Oracle's Database 10g DBA OCA certification. It is a required piece to the certification.
The Oracle Database 10g Administrator Certified Associate certification also requires that you pass any one of the following exams:
The certification validates the DBA skills necessary for day-to-day administration of an Oracle database. This exam is the starting point for Oracle database administrators and sets the foundation for advanced administrator training and certification.
|What is the exam registration fee?||USD 195|
|Where do I take the exam?||The 1Z0-042 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at the testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.|
|What is the format of the exam?||The exam consists of linear, fact based, multiple choice, and situational questions.|
|What are the pre-requisites of the exam?||
While there are no official prerequisites to take this certification, both Oracle and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate have good familiarity with Oracle Database 10g and Oracle Database 10g R2.
Oracle also recommends that the candidate complete one of following courses prior to taking the certification:
|How many questions are asked in the exam?||The exam contains 84 questions.|
|What is the duration of the exam?||120 minutes|
|What is the passing score?||68%
(on a scale of 0-1000)
|What is the exam's retake policy?||
In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 1Z0-042 exam, Oracle's retake policy is:
|What is the validity of the certification?||The Oracle Database 10g DBA OCA certification has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless Oracle changes their policy. Click here for more information.|
|Where can I find more information about this exam?||To know more about the 1Z0-042, click here.|
|What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?||
An OCA DBA certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including: