SCJP 1.6 now known as OCPJP 6 (Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 6 Programmer) - 1Z0-851

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Benefits of SCJP 1.6 (SCJP 6) | OCPJP 6 Certification

This certification is for programmers experienced using the Java programming language. Achieving the Oracle Certified Java Programmer certification provides clear evidence that a programmer understands the basic syntax and structure of the Java programming language and can create Java technology applications that run on server and desktop systems using J2SE 5.0.

To achieve the Sun Certified Java Programmer certification (1Z0-851), candidates must successfully complete one exam. It is not necessary to be a Certified Java Associate prior to taking this exam.

  • Demonstrate to your employer, peers & customers that you are proficient in Java Technologies and use industry-respected best practices.
  • Enhance your salary, job opportunities and credibility through this respected credential.
  • To get officially accredited as a Java professional.

You should enroll for SCJP 1.6 | OCPJP 6 Certification if:

  • You are into writing Java applications and want to be recognized for your skills
  • You want in-depth knowledge of various concepts of Java Programming Language
  • You do not have too much of an idea about Java Programming Language, preparing for this certification will get you a foothold in Java Programming Language
  • In case you are starting a new project for which you have to use Java SE 6, appearing SCJP 1.6 certification will definitely help you update your skills

SCJP 1.6 | OCPJP 6 Certification Details

  • Delivered at: Authorized Worldwide Pearsonvue Center
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Other exams/assignments required for this certification: None
  • Exam format: Multiple choice
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Pass score: 61%
  • Time limit: 150 minutes

SCJP 1.6 | OCPJP 6 Certification Exam Pattern & Objectives

  • Declarations, Initialization and Scoping
  • Flow Control
  • API Contents
  • Concurrency
  • OO Concepts
  • Collections / Generics
  • Fundamentals

Methodology of SCJP 1.6 | OCPJP 6 Certification Exam preparation

  • Familiarize yourself with SCJP 6 exam process
  • Start with Sun Certified Programmer for Java 6 (SCJP 6) Study Guide by Katherine Sierra and Bert Bates
  • Take Whizlabs SCJP 1.6 Self-Study Training or Whizlabs SCJP 1.6 Instructor-Led Online Training to learn and build your concept of sun java programmer certification (SCJP certification). The Instructor-Led Training is imparted by qualified and Oracle certified professional trainers. This training has a 100% Test Preparation guarantee.
  • In case you need specialized training for key topics of SCJP 6 you can check out SCJP 6 Training/ Webinars sessions available with Whizlabs.
  • Register to a good SCJP forum to post questions and discuss SCJP certification exam preparation which will be helpful for your study.
  • Finally Practice Whizlabs SCJP Mock Exams (in the exam simulated environment) to get exposed to a variety of SCJP certification exam questions and concrete your preparation. In case you want to take a look at some of the sample questions you can try SCJP 1.6 Sample Practice Questions in Whizlabs SCJP 6 Exam Simulator Trial this will help you to direct your study in the right direction.

SCJP 1.5 (5.0) versus SCJP 1.6 (6.0):

SUN offers SCJP certification exams in two versions SCJP 5 CX-310-055 and SCJP 6 CX-310-065 certification exams. Unless you have a compelling reason like an ongoing project which requires SCJP 5 certified professional it is always good to go for the latest certification that is SCJP 6. There is no difference in the exam structure however there is some modification in 3 Sun Certified Java Programmer exam objectives.

Following topics difficulty level has been raised: Exception handling, Collections, Assertions, Threads, and Flow control. Several new API classes/interfaces have been added:, java.util.NavigableSet, java.util.NavigableMap. Explicit garbage collector calls are removed but still you need to understand garbage collection and the finalize() method.

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