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Course Description 

The Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) Java SE 8 Programmer Certification is made up of two courses :

Step 1

The first course is 1Z0-808 Java SE 8 Programmer I.

Course Information: This course enables anyone with little or no programming experience to begin to learn programming using the Java programming language. It explores the significance of object-oriented programming, the keywords and constructs of the Java programming language and the steps required to create simple Java technology programs. You will also develop a solid foundation in the Java programming language such as learning to create and use simple Java classes containing Arrays, Loops And Conditional Constructs, How To Use And Manipulate Object References, as well as Writing Simple Error Handling Code.


Step 2

The second course is 1Z0-809 Java SE 8 Programmer II.

Course Information: This course provides the professional skills and technical expertise required to Manage, Develop And Implement Databases and Applications using the Java programming language. The course syllabus includes core application programming interfaces that are needed for object-oriented applications, as well as an understanding of Java applications that will help manage files, directories and related systems. Apart from that, this Java 7 Certification imparts training to develop applications that are able to manipulate files, file systems and directories. In addition, you will also learn how to create code to build more effective and robust applications and programs using the Oracle Java platform.

On successfully completing and passing the second course, you have achieved your goal and will now be qualified as a Certified Professional (OCP) Java SE 8 Programmer.





There is no prerequisite for the OCP Java certification. However a basic understanding of programming is an advantage. If you feel that you do not possess these skills, consider first completing the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Developer certification.



Course Level 

Beginner / Intermediate



Course Outline

1Z0-808 Java SE 8 Programmer I
Java SE 8 Fundamentals: Introduction to Java
Java SE 8 Fundamentals: Classes and Objects
Java SE 8 Fundamentals: Methods, Encapsulation, and Conditionals
Java SE 8 Fundamentals: Data Manipulation and Inheritance
Java SE 8 Fundamentals: Interfaces, Exceptions, and Deployment


1Z0-809 Java SE 8 Programmer II
Java SE 8 Programming: Encapsulation, Polymorphism, and Abstraction
Java SE 8 Programming: Interfaces, Lambda Expressions, Collections, and Generics
Java SE 8 Programming: Inheritance, Interfaces, Exceptions, and Deployment  
Java SE 8 Programming: Date/Time API, I/O and File I/O (NIO.2), and Concurrency
Java SE 8 Programming: Concurrency, Parallelism, the JDBC API, and Localization


Course Fee



NB: There is a once off R 300 enrolment fee payable only with your first course, which includes your stationery, bag and earphones. (This is not applicable for online registrations)



Course Benefits and Features

  • Expert Instructor-Led training via our Intelligent learning platform
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Performance tracking
  • Mentor assistance
  • Course Notes are Printable & Downloadable
  • Test Preps and Practice Exams


Course Duration 

Full Time  - 2 to 3 weeks

Part Time - 1 to 2 months 

*** An Online option is also available



Study Options


An Interactive Online option that allows you to study from the comfort of your home or work


Full day attendance (9am to 4pm)


Two hours per day - (9am to 11am) or (11am to 1pm) or (1:30pm to 3:30pm) or (3:30pm to 5:30pm)


Saturday (9am to 1pm)


Evenings (Tuesdays and Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm)



Possible Career Options

The OCP Java SE 8 Programmer course is suited for anyone looking to work in any of the following roles:

  • Java Developer
  • Programmer
  • Technical Consultant



OCP Java SE 8 Programmer Certification Exams

Upon Completion of the course you will receive a certificate of attendance.

The International Exams are not included in the course fee. The Exams can be written at any Pearson Vue Testing Centre in South Africa.

The OCP Java SE 8 Programmer qualification comprises of two exam and it is necessary to pass both the related exams i.e. 1Z0-808 Java SE 8 Programmer I and 1Z0-809 Java SE 8 Programmer II in order to gain your internationally recognised OCP Java SE 8 Programmer Certification.



How to register for this course

Registration can be done via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at the Pretoria Learning Academy College.

The following is required for registration :

  • copy of Identity Document / Passport 
  • Student contact details


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