The Oracle Internet Application Developer Release 6i Certified Professional (OCP) certification and its related exams will be retired effective April 30, 2009. Exams for this certification may taken up to this date, after which time they will no longer be available through Prometric or any other avenue.
Those working with Oracle PL/SQL and Forms should consider the newer Oracle PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate (OCA), Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Certified Professional (OCP), and Oracle Forms Developer Certified Professional (OCP) certifications.
Oracle will retire the following four related exams:
- 1Z0-001 – Introduction to Oracle: SQL and PL/SQL
- 1Z0-101 – Develop PL/SQL Program Units
- 1Z0-131 – Build Internet Applications I
- 1Z0-132 – Build Internet Applications II
Exams 1Z0-001 and 1Z0-101 are recognized toward several Oracle certifications that are not being retired. Exams passed prior to April 30, 2009 will be accepted and will count towards any track not retired.
ALTERNATES FOR EXAM 1Z0-001:
Exam 1Z0-001 is just one of four SQL-related exam options. The three other exams that may be taken in lieu of this exam are:
- 1Z0-007 – Introduction to Oracle9i SQL
- 1Z0-047 – Oracle Database SQL Expert
- 1Z0-051 – Oracle Database 11g: SQL Fundamentals I
These exam options are available now. To find out more, visit the appropriate track page in the Quick Links below.
6i CERTIFICATION VALIDITY :
Note that the Internet Application Developer Rel. 6i OCP certification credential remains valid indefinitely. This retirement therefore has no effect on those currently holding the certification as well as those who complete the certification requirements and earn the certification before April 30.
Certification Track: Oracle PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate (OCA)
Certification Track: Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Certified Professional (OCP)
Certification Track: Oracle Forms Developer Certified Professional (OCP)
Certification Track: Oracle9i Database Administrator Certified Associate (OCA)