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Oracle Certification Exam Retirement

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Upcoming Retirements

The Oracle Certification Program plans to retire the certification paths and exams listed below. All Candidates pursuing a retiring certification path have until the retirement date specified to pass the retiring exam(s).

Retiring Certification ExamRetirement DateNewer Version of Retiring Exam(these exams lead to the newer versions of certification noted in the table below, not the retiring certification paths)
1Z0-855 | Java SE 6 Developer Certified Master Assignment November 30, 2016 None
1Z0-857 | Java SE 6 Developer Certified Master Assignment for Resubmission June 30, 2017 None
1Z0-856 | Java SE 6 Developer Certified Master Essay May 30, 2017 None
Course Submission Form for Java SE 6 Developer Certified Master December 30, 2017 None
1Z0-410 | Oracle Retail Integration Bus 13.2 Implementation Technical Essentials March 31, 2017 None
1Z0-453 | Oracle Retail Merchandising System 13.2 Foundation Functional Implementer Essentials March 31, 2017 None
1Z0-454 | Oracle Retail Price Management 13.2 Functional Implementer Essentials March 31, 2017 None
1Z0-455 | Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management 13.2 Functional Implementer Essentials March 31, 2017 None
1Z0-463 | Oracle Retail Demand Forecasting 13.3 Functional Implementer Essentials March 31, 2017 None
1Z0-496 | Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 Implementation Functional Essentials March 31, 2017 None
1Z0-576 | Oracle Retail Predictive Application Server 13 Configuration Essentials March 31, 2017 None
1Z0-852 | Java SE 6 Programmer Certified Professional Upgrade April 30, 2017 1Z0-805 | Upgrade to Java SE 7 Programmer
1Z0-810 | Upgrade Java SE 7 to Java SE 8 OCP Programmer
1Z0-813 | Upgrade to Java SE 8 OCP ( Java SE 6 and all prior versions)
1Z0-028 | Oracle Database Cloud Administration May 31, 2017 None
1Z0-528 | Oracle Database 11g Security Essentials May 31, 2017 None
1Z0-515 | Oracle Database 11g Data Warehousing Essentials May 31, 2017 None
1Z0-529 | Oracle Enterprise Manager Application Quality Management 11g Essentials May 31, 2017 None
1Z0-141 | Oracle Forms: Build Internet Applications June 30, 2017 1Z0-151 | Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g: Build Applications with Oracle Forms
1Z0-876 | Oracle Solaris Certified Associate Exam September 30, 2017 1Z0-821 | Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration
1Z0-877 | Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional Exam, Part I September 30, 2017 1Z0-822 | Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration
1Z0-878 | Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional Exam, Part II September 30, 2017 1Z0-822 | Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration
1Z0-879 | Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional Upgrade Exam September 30, 2017 1Z0-820 | Upgrade to Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator
1Z0-880 | Oracle Solaris 10 Network Administrator Certified Expert Exam September 30, 2017 None
1Z0-881 | Oracle Solaris 10 Security Administrator Certified Expert Exam September 30, 2017 None
1Z0-884 | Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.2 System Administrator Certified Professional Exam September 30, 2017 None
1Z0-047 | Oracle Database SQL Expert July 31, 2017 1Z0-071 | Oracle Database SQL OCA
1Z0-117 | Oracle Database 11g Release 2: SQL Tuning July 31, 2017 1Z0-071 | Oracle Database SQL OCA
Retiring Certification Path Retirement DateNewer Version of Retiring Certification Path
Oracle Certified Master, Java SE 6 Developer
This is the last day to begin this certification path.
November 30, 2016 None
Oracle Retail Integration Bus 13.2 Certified Implementation Specialist March 31, 2017 None
Oracle Retail Merchandising System 13.2 Foundation Functional Implementer Certified Implementation Specialist March 31, 2017 None
Oracle Retail Price Management 13.2 Functional Implementer Certified Implementation Specialist March 31, 2017 None
Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management 13.2 Functional Implementer Certified Implementation Specialist March 31, 2017 None
Oracle Retail Demand Forecasting 13.3 Functional Implementer Certified Implementation Specialist March 31, 2017 None
Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 Certified Implementation Specialist March 31, 2017 None
Oracle Retail Predictive Application Server 13 Certified Implementation Specialist March 31, 2017 None
Oracle Certified Professional, Database Cloud Administrator May 31, 2017 None
Oracle Certified Master, Database Cloud Administrator May 31, 2017 None
Oracle Database 11g Security Certified Implementation Specialist May 31, 2017 None
Oracle Data Warehousing 11g Certified Implementation Specialist May 31, 2017 None
Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Application Quality Management Certified Implementation Specialist May 31, 2017 None
Oracle Forms Developer Certified Professional June 30, 2017 Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Forms Developer
Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System September 30, 2017 Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator
Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Solaris 10 Network Administrator September 30, 2017 None
Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Solaris 10 Security Administrator September 30, 2017 None
Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator September 30, 2017 Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator
Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.2 System Administrator September 30, 2017 None
Oracle Database SQL Certified Expert July 31, 2017 Oracle Database SQL Certified Associate
Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Database 11g Release 2 SQL Tuning July 31, 2017 Oracle Database SQL Certified Associate

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Questions

Will retakes of the retiring exams be allowed after the retirement date?

No. Candidates who fail a retiring Oracle Certification Program exam will be able to retake the exam only BEFORE the retirement date. Candidates should keep in mind that there is a 14-day waiting period to retake an Oracle certification exam. Schedule your exam appointment to allow enough time to retake a failed exam should the need arise. Please see above for specific dates.

Are there alternative certification paths for candidates who do not pass a retiring exam by the retirement date?

An alternate path option would typically be a later version of a retiring credential or exam. We have listed these alternatives for you in the tables above.

Will new versions of the certifications and or exams be released?

Sometimes new versions of certifications will already be available or will be in the planning stages. Information specific to each retiring certification exam or path is posted in the table above.

I have completed all the exams in my 10g DBA OCP path, but I have not yet completed training. Once I complete training and submit the course form, will I be able to obtain the certification?

For any retiring 10g certification, you will have 6 months from the retirement date to complete the course submission form and provide details of your required training. After that time, it will not be possible to earn any Oracle Database 10g certification.

Will I be able to request a printed copy of my certificate once my certification path has retired?

You will be able to request a printed copy of your certificate for 30 days after your certification path has retired. After that, you can always download and print your eCertificate at certview.oracle.com.


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