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Oracle Programming

Today, data has become the hottest topic in technology and a company's biggest asset. As all databases require the language SQL to store and retrieve data, Oracle is the most popular relational database in the world.

Our oracle programming course provides you with the skillset you will need to develop and manage high performance oracle databases to a professional standard using PL/SQL. You'll quickly master the concepts you need to develop and manage oracle databases effectively as well as learn how to configure the oracle server and client software. As you progress through the course you will also learn to master the issues database administrators and developers deal with every day enabling you to become a highly proficient oracle developer. This oracle course covers the objectives for the current and prior versions of the PL/SQL Developer OCA and Oracle Database SQL Expert exams.

Course Features

Benefiting from over 30 years' practical skills training experience, Fitzwilliam Institute's Online Postgraduate Diploma in Oracle Programming course features:

• Comprehensive modules covering all aspects of Oracle Programming: Installing the Oracle Database Server and Other Software, Using Oracle SQL Developer, SQL Plus and iSQL Plus, Writing Basic SQL SELECT Statements, Restricting and Sorting Data, Single-Row Functions, Displaying Data from Multiple Tables, Aggregating Data Using Group Functions, Subqueries, Producing Readable Output with iSQL*Plus and SQL Plus, Manipulating Data, Creating and Managing Tables, Including Constraints, Creating Views, Controlling User Access, Oracle Datetime Functions, Enhancements to the Group By Clause, Advanced Subqueries, Hierarchical Retrieval, Oracle Extensions to DML and DDL Statements, PL/SQL, and many more.

• Interactive course expert support, advice and guidance from leading industry professionals. Always ready to help or answer any questions you might have throughout the course, all of Fitzwilliam Institute's course experts are top industry professionals with many years of successful experience. Our Postgraduate Diploma in Oracle Programming contains the core and vital industry key skillset and, on completion, all of our students are industry-ready.

• Real life Oracle Programming briefs. Fitzwilliam Institute's Postgraduate Diploma in Oracle Programming offers practical and specific skills that can be applied in real world situations. You will gain exposure to invaluable toolkits and resources and prepare a real life Oracle project brief, which will enable you to improve your work portfolio. This course will help novices become literate in Oracle programming and help experienced programmers become skilled Oracle developers.

• Flexible online learning. Fitzwilliam Institute's Postgraduate Diploma in Oracle Programming course can be completed in your own time, from the comfort of your own home, to suit your lifestyle. You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.

• Oracle Programming Jobs, Networking and Volunteer Opportunities. Benefiting from many years of industry experience, we are extremely well placed within the industry. Employers are always looking for Fitzwilliam Institute's students and alumni. Our website features a comprehensive jobs and volunteer opportunities section.

Entry requirements

Criteria for eligibility must be met in full prior to commencing the programme. For successful enrollment on the Postgraduate Diploma course, the minimum entry requirement is a prior Degree level qualification.


You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.

Further enquiries

Tel: 01 283 4579


Subjects taught

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On successful completion of this course you will receive a Postgraduate level qualification that is certified and awarded by the ICM (Institute of Commercial Management).

Application date

Enrolment intake is strictly limited on this course. Early application is advised. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Course fee

€1995. To secure your place on the course the full fee is required. All fees must be paid in full before the course begins. Please note, the full course fees are inclusive of all course materials and certification costs.

Enrolment and start dates

Please contact Fitzwilliam Institute for next available start date.

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