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5 Online Courses to Crack Java Certification (OCAJP - 1Z0-808) in 2019

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5 Online Courses to Crack Java Certification (OCAJP - 1Z0-808) in 2019

"Failing to prepare means preparing to fail."

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If you are preparing for the Oracle Certified Java SE 8 Associate exam, also known as OCAJP 8 and OCPJP 8 with exam codes 1Z0-808 and looking for a decent online course to kick start your preparation, then you have come to the right place.

In this article, I will share some of the best online courses to prepare for Java SE 8 certifications. First of all, a big congratulations on making the right decision to become a certified Java developer.

If you are a Java developer, then getting your certification will not only distinguish you from millions of other non-certified Java programmers but also improve your knowledge and understanding of Java SE 8.

If you are looking for a job, then this can help you to get a better job, and if you are looking for career growth, e.g. to become senior Java developer, these certifications can help you to get that promotion.

The Oracle Certified Associate exam (required for all Oracle Certification) can be difficult to pass, even for experienced Java developers. I have seen many Java developers having 2 to 4 years of experience in Java going into an exam without preparation and coming back either with a very low score or failing the exam.

One reason for that is the knowledge level of the exam is quite deep. It focuses on details that many Java developers don't know, even if they have worked in Java for years. That's why preparation is very important.

A developer once said, "failing to prepare means preparing to fail."

So you should spend some time to understand the best way to prepare for Java certifications. The right preparation not only helps you pass the exam but also score over 90 percent, which gives you an extra edge over other candidates during any job search or promotion discussion.

I have shared my experience, advice, and resources like books, free exams, simulators, and answering questions for Java developers preparing for OCAJP and OCPJP. You can also search through here to find about more resources and FAQs about these certifications.

Top 5 Java Certification Courses for OCAJP and OCPJP 8

Without further ado, here is my list of some of the best online Java certification courses you can take to kick-start your preparation.

Since both OCAJP and OCPJP require a deep understanding of exam topics, it's a good idea to start with a training course and then follow-up with a certification guide like Mala Gupta's OCAJP 8 Guide.

This way, you will not only learn better but also remember better, as exam certification guide presents questions in the same format of the real exam.

1. Complete Java SE 8 Developer Bootcamp - OCA Prep Included

This is an ideal online training course for a beginner who is learning Java SE 8 and wants to become a certified developer, like fresh graduates who want to start a career in software development or developers who are looking to increase their marketability by learning the nuts and bolts of Java.

This course teaches you Java SE 8 in the boot camp style where the focus is to provide hands-on knowledge. On the way, you gain a solid understanding of the topics covered in the exam to become an Oracle-Certified Associate, Java SE 8 Programmer (Java SE 8 Programmer I 1Z0-808)

2. Oracle Java Certification — Pass the Associate 1Z0-808 Exam

This is another great online course for Java developers preparing for the OCAJP 8 exam.

It will teach you everything you need to know become an Oracle Certified Associate Java 8 Programmer.

The instructor, Goran Lochert, is a certified Java developer himself and an expert, with many years of programming experience in Java.

Goran knows first hand what is required to pass the exam because he has done it himself. He will take you through each and every topic you need to master to be able to pass the exam and receive your official Oracle certification.

Best OCAJP 8 online training

3. The Complete Java Masterclass

This is probably the best course to learn Java in general but it also helps you to prepare for OCAJP 8 topics. I recommend this online course to anyone who is learning Java and want to pass a 1Z0-808 certification exam.

This training course is not only related to OCAJP topics but you need to know Java before you revise those topics and that's where this course excel.

After completing this course, you have a decent knowledge of Java and you can fill the gaps between your knowledge and exam topics by reading a good OCAJP certification guide like this one.

4. First Oracle Certification: Become a Certified Java Engineer

If you’re a beginner looking to learn Java or an experienced programmer looking for an online training course to prepare for Oracle's Java certification e.g. OCAJP 8 or 1Z0-808 exam, then this is the right course for you.

This course also covers all exam topics, and after this course, students will be able to pass the Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 8 Programmer (1Z0-808) exam.

5. Java Certification: OCA (1Z0-808) Practice Test 

This online course covers all OCAJP 8 topics and also contains practice tests comprising of 260+ multiple choice questions to assess Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 8 Programmer I preparation.

These are hand-picked questions that mimic the actual certification exam and are time-bound, which will help you get prepared for the main exam environment.

That's all for now on some of the best online courses to prepare for Oracle's Java Associate and Professional Certifications. If you have registered for the 1Z0-808 or 1Z0-809 exam, then you can take these courses to start your certification journey. If you are looking for more useful resources, e.g. books and exam simulators, then you can check out my following articles.

Thanks for reading this article! If you find these Java certification online training courses useful, please share with your friends and colleagues. If you have any question or doubt, then drop a note below.

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