FAQ: Oracle Certified Associate

1. What is a Oracle Certified Associate?

More than ever before, you need a way to tell the world about your expertise in Microsoft Office products which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote and Outlook. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification is an industry standard certification, and it is the way to communicate your proficiency in leading Microsoft Office products. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification is offered by Microsoft to show that an individual has attained a certain level of expertise with Microsoft Office. The certification process involves preparation and study, followed by an examination to measure the competency in the selected product.

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2. What is the benefit of Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) Certification?

The Microsoft Office Specialist Certification measures the expertise of an individual in using the Microsoft Office product. The Certificate can help an individual improve confidence in today’s competitive job market, and result in higher earning potential. Microsoft Office Specialist Certification also helps employee increase their competence, productivity, and credibility with their colleagues and clients. As an employer, Certification helps them find the right individual for the project quickly with the right skill level and capabilities. Following is a list of some of the benefits of obtaining a Microsoft Certificate:

  • Validate your skills as job seekers
  • Differentiate yourself from competitors
  • Get your resume noticed
  • Gain recognition from your employer
  • Leverage the power of the Microsoft brand

Microsoft certified instructors are experts that have the knowledge to teach Microsoft products and technologies.


3. Are there different levels of ORALCE Certification?

The MOS certificate consists of 3 levels of certifications: Specialist, Expert, and Master

Microsoft Office Specialist: Pass any one of the following exams:


4. What is the process for getting aN Oracle Certified Associate Certificate?

It is a six step process:

  1. Select the OCA certificate you wish to achieve (Java, SQL, NL/SQL, Node.js, DBA)
  2. Prepare for the exam
  3. Order a Voucher for the exam (If you have bought the Oracle Student Subcription, then it will include the Exam voucher)
  4. Schedule to take the exam at NR Computer Learning Center
  5. Get to the center on scheduled date and time to take the exam.

Within four weeks of passing a certification exam, you will receive an official certificate in the mail with Oracle logo from Oracle that highlights your accomplishment.

Note: NR Computer Learning Center (NRCLC) is an Authorized Testing Center in Orange County and provides service to anyone interested in Oracle Certified Associate Certification exam to certify their knowledge in using the popular products such as Java, SQL, PL/SQL, Node.js and DBA.


6. How do I register for an OCA Certification exam?

To take the Oracle exam, you need a voucher. You can purchase Oracle voucher from NRCLC website at http://www.nrclc.com/oracle or call NRCLC center at (714) 505-3475. When you place the order for OCA Voucher through NRCLC testing center, you will receive the Voucher via email within one business day.

Once you have the voucher, you need to schedule for the test. To take the test at NR Computer Learning Center, located at 1835 W Orange Ave, STE 200, Orange, CA 92868, call the center at 714 505-3475 or click here to setup an appointment for an exam. We are open Mon to Sat from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. The test center is close on Sun and holidays.

The OCA exam is approximately one hour long. The score is based on the result, not on the time taken to complete the test. The test results are displayed immediately and printed at the completion of the test.

An official Microsoft certificate with Microsoft logo is mailed by Microsoft to candidates four to six weeks after successfully passing the exam. It’s a valuable credential recognized worldwide, and it is proof that you have the Specialized knowledge in Microsoft Office product that is required to work more productively and efficiently than many of your peers.


7. Does NR Computer Learning Center (NRCLC) provide any assistance in preparing for the Exam?

NRCLC provides hands-on training at the training facility located in Orange County in California, close to Disneyland. To get more information on our test prep courses, practice test, and hands-on scheduled classes, visit our website at http://www.nrclc.com/Schedule.htm. We also provide customized corporate training program at the client site. For more information on Corporate Training, call (714) 505-3475. For people interested in online training, we provide an option to purchase Online Courses starting at $99 per course. NRCLC also offers an option to the candidate to obtain Exam voucher with unlimited access to online “MOS 2010 Practice Test” for MOS Exams for six months. For more information, visit http://www.nrclc.com/Schedule.htm. For information on the testing center, practice test, voucher, assessment, training, online program, please visit www.nrclc.com, send an email to info@nrclc.com or call us at (714) 505-3475. Join our mailing list Join Our Mailing Listto receive timely email notification on the free event, webinar, training, workshop, discount, promotion and more. If you have a question or would like to book an appointment for further clarification, please click here to schedule an appointment or call (714) 505-3475. To download a study guide for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel and Word 2010-2013 Exam, click here.

An official Microsoft certificate with Microsoft logo is mailed by Microsoft to candidates four to six weeks after successfully passing the exam. It’s a valuable credential recognized worldwide, and it is proof that you have the Specialized knowledge in Microsoft Office product that is required to work more productively and efficiently than many of your peers.