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Oracle Academy

El Centro College, located in downtown Dallas, is a member of the Oracle Academic Initiative and offers courses to help you become an Oracle Certified Professional. El Centro's Oracle training program offers you multiple tracks on your pathway to success.
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Degree/Certificate Plans What is the difference between an OCA and OCP?
The OCA is your first step towards success as an Oracle professional, designed to give you a firm foundation in basic database administration. The OCP course advances your success as an Oracle professional in the area of database administration.
To begin Oracle training, you must have knowledge of basic computer concepts and terminology, be able to solve problems, and understand network designs.
This would be ideal for..
  • Those who are already in IT and would like to jump into the world of Database Administration.
  • College students who would like to learn about Database concepts
  • College students who would like to get into Oracle Database Administration as soon as they finish college.
  • Fresh graduates who are looking for a job in the IT industry.
  • Anyone with the determination of getting into IT in order to have a better career.
Database Administrator is one of the most highly sought after jobs in the IT industry. Oracle DBAs manage the industry's most advanced information systems and command some of the highest salaries. It is also one of the most highly stable jobs as DATA is a vital part of every organization.
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