FAQ - Frequently asked questions
- Who can be an "Academy Student"?
- Who can be an "Academy Instructor"?
- What is the cost of an Oracle certification exam?
- What recognition does Oracle certification provides?
- When can I access Oracle study materials?
- How can I access Oracle study materials?
- Where can I make Oracle certification exams?
- How can I access Oracle software?
- I'm no longer an IPLeiria's student. Can I use Academy's benefits?
Who can be an "Academy Student"?
An "Academy Student" is any IPLeiria's student whith a valid course registration in which Oracle technology is teached as part of the academic curriculum. Currently, such courses are:
- Informatics Engineering (Engenharia Informática);
- Network and Comunication Services Engineering (Engenharia de Redes e Serviços de Comunicação);
- Health in Informatics (Informática para a Saúde).
Besides that, you must print, fill and sign the "Apply for membership" form available here. Only then you will be considered a valid "Academy Student"
Who can be an "Academy Instructor"?
An "Academy Instructor" is an IPLeiria's teacher who theaches Oracle technology as part of the academic curiculum. The updated list of the IPLeiria's Academy Instructors names can be found in the Instructors link.
What is the cost of an Oracle certification exam?
It depends on the exam. For the first certification levels ("Associate" and "Expert") the exam price is about 100 euros.
What recognition does Oracle certification provides?
Oracle certification always provides a professional industry-recognized proven level of skills.
When can I access Oracle study materials?
Oracle Academy study materials are only avaliable as part of each course curriculum, that is, during a curricular unit's classes. Also, study materials may be available during other extra Academy's activities aproved by Oracle. Please check the schedule plan for learning wich extra activities are available.
How can I access Oracle study materials?
Study materials can only be provided in printed format by the Academy instructor leading the class or activity.
Where can I make Oracle certification exams?
In the Pearson Vue Test center located in the Campus 2 of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria. Exams can also be performed in acredited test centers such as Rumos or Galileu.
How can I access Oracle software?
Software is available for download in the members's area of the Academy.
I'm no longer an IPLeiria's student. Can I use Academy's benefits?