C4DLab has been granted the license to offer the oracle workforce program. Oracle’s Workforce Development Program (WDP) and C4DLab will prepare students for Oracle certification testing. This in turn is expected to make the graduates ready to face challenges of the highly dynamic business. The training is scheduled to start on October 3, 2016 at the C4DLab (Computing for Development) facility in the College of Biological and Physical Sciences-Chiromo.

The objective of the program is to increase student employability and enhance professional skills. The program will help the student in achieving a command over Oracle database domain. The motive of the program is to generate employable and quality IT professionals.

An oracle database is a computer program that manages an electronic filing cabinet. Most organizations or firms are turning to this mode of technology so as to organize, manage and analyze important data. This has made oracle database knowledge and skills critical in the present IT and systems workplace.

Some of the skills the students will benefit in include:
•    Understand SQL features which will help you query and manipulate data within the database, use the dictionary views to retrieve metadata and create reports about their schema objects.
•    Manage Oracle Database Storage structures
•    Monitor the Database
•    Manage Database Performance
•    Install Oracle Database 12c software

According to a release seen by Kenya Engineer, the prerequisite requirement for applicants for Oracle Certified Associate should either be students pursuing a Diploma/ Degree in an IT related course or be a graduate with a Diploma/ Degree in an IT related course. While the applicants for the Oracle Certified Professional should have passed the examinations for Oracle Certified Associate.

For more information, please visit C4DLab


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