Oracle Certified Associate: PL/SQL Developer

This globally recognised credential validates your expertise in using the PL/SQL programming language in Oracle databases.

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the exams for the Oracle PL SQL Developer certification. You'll need to sit the exams separately.

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At a glance

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Course length
12 weeks
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Oracle exams 1Z0-144 and 1Z0-047 or 1Z0-051 (by external provider)
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There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol no matter what level of education or work experience you have.

What you'll learn

You'll learn about:

  • PL/SQL (Procedural Language/Structured Query Language)
  • Creating procedures, database triggers, packages and functions with PL/SQL
  • Writing executable statements
  • Creating PL/SQL executable blocks using DML and transaction control statements
  • Creating user-defined PL/SQL records
  • Handling and defining exceptions
  • Using Dynamic SQL
  • Writing and calling local subprograms

Course structure

  • Getting started with PL/SQL
  • Using DML, DDL, cursors, loops and control structures
  • Using data types, INDEX BY tables and cursors
  • Using exceptions, subprograms, JDeveloper and REF cursors
  • Subprograms, packages and exception handling
  • Packages, dynamic SQL and coding considerations
  • Using triggers and the PL/SQL compiler
  • PL/SQL code and dependency management


  • Using SQL to query your database
  • Conversion functions, group functions and joins
  • Subqueries, set operators and data manipulation
  • Using DDL, views, sequences, indexes and synonyms
  • Controlling user access and managing schema objects
  • Data dictionary views and large data sets
  • Managing data in different time zones
  • Using subqueries and regular expressions



Certification is awarded by Oracle and is globally recognised. 

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

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