Certified Java Associate

This highly engaging course will teach you all of the basics and how to use and interpret Java programming language. The Pitman Java Course also covers all the requirements to pass the Oracle Java Associate exam: 1Z0-850.


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Is this for you?

Suitable for beginners, this course is designed for anyone who needs to learn and understand Java to create web applications or work either as a Java Developer or Software Engineer for example


Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 30 CPD points upon successful completion

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Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type



30 hours

About this course

For those who have little or no programming experience at all, the Pitman Certified Java Associate course is a great starting point. This highly engaging course will teach you all of the basics and how to use and interpret Java programming language.

With this course you’ll gain an insight into the significance of object-oriented programming, the keywords and constructs of Java programming language. What’s more, you’ll learn how to create simple Java technology programs using a step by step approach.

Upon completion, you will receive a Pitman Training Course Completion certificate* and you’ll have a solid platform with which to continue your training and get a job where your skills are highly sought after by employers.

The Pitman Java Course also covers all the requirements to pass the Oracle Java Associate exam: 1Z0-850.


 The three sessions within this course cover: -

Session 1 - Creating and Compiling Java Programs, Working with Variables and References, Branching and Loops, Working with Arrays, Working with Functions.

Session 2 - Object-Oriented Programming Basics, Creating Custom Classes, Understanding Subclassing, Interfaces and Abstract Classes.

Session 3 - Understanding UML, Java Integration Technologies, HTML and JavaScript, Java 2 Micro Edition, Applets and GUI Interfaces, Java Server Technologies"


Aims and Objectives

The key aims of this course are: 

  • Provide you with an in-depth understanding of Object-Oriented programming;
  • Differentiate Client vs. Server Technologies;
  • Use JDBC and SQL to connect to databases;
  • Prepare you to sit the Oracle exam: 1Z0-850*

* Please note vendor specific exams may have to be organised and paid for seperately. Please speak to a Course Advisor for full information. 


There are no specific pre-requisites required to start this course. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

This course will set you on the path to a rewarding IT programming career. With this certification on your CV you can confidently apply for roles such as Oracle Database Developer, Database Adminstrator, Java Developer.

Certified Java Associate Course Training Centres

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Carlow, Cork, Dublin, Dundalk, Galway, Kerry, Limerick, Maynooth, Mullingar, Naas, Sligo, Swords, Wexford, Waterford, Laois, Courses available
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