Course Introduction:

Java SE8 Programming II can build new skills and validate expertise in an Oracle Certification Professional. This is a second-level course for programmers learning the Java programming language. It concludes the topics that being taught in the Java SE: Programming I, and provides additional key skills for Java programmers, such as secure coding, modular programming, and database access.


Java SE8: Programming I

Course Objective:

This course aims to provide the delegate with the skills needed to build and/or maintain Java applications that exploit advanced features. It also serves as good preparation for developers seeking to contribute to enterprise level applications built with Java EE/Jakarta EE/Spring or similar.

  • Advanced Class Design
  • Design Patterns and Principles
  • Generics and Collections
  • Functional Programming
  • Dates, Strings, and Localization
  • Exceptions and Assertions
  • Concurrency
  • IO
  • NIO.2
  • JDBC

Hands on Experience:

You’ll gain hands on experience with basic object-oriented programming concepts like inheritance, encapsulation and abstraction. Learn to create and use simple Java classes containing arrays, loops and conditional statements.

Comprehensive hands-on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency.

Exam Description & Recommended Training:

This certification exam is for programmers experienced using the Java programming language. Achieving this 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 Java SE.

Vendors (Oracle) Exam:

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
Exam Code:  1Z0 – 809


Exam Title: OCP, Java SE 8 Programmer


Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 8 Programmer

SQA Exam:

The Java level 2 program also offers a number of shorter curricula which are related to SQA standalone HN Units. These are also assessed by means of restricted response questions and practical labs and so can give credit transfer to complete units. Learner can earn up to 32 credits upon passing all exams successfully.

Learning Modes:

Modes of Learning: (for further details, please read the attached document)

You have the option of undertaking this course via following learning modes:

1.) Face to Face (Classroom based Learning): You will attend the class each week on its specified day and time at your designated centre (Edinburgh or Glasgow)

2.) Virtual Learning: Live traditional face to face class will broadcast remotely via our online settings through Microsoft Team

3.) Blended Learning: Mixture of Face to face and Virtual learning (must inform when joining the course).

4.) ELearning is also available for this course

Who this course is for:

The Java Programming II course is aimed at existing Java developers (completed Java level 1 Programming course) who are seeking to build on their knowledge of the fundamentals so as to make full use of the language’s advanced features.

Job Roles/ Career Opportunities:

This qualification suits the following:

  • Technical Consultant
  • Portal Developer
  • Technical Administrator
  • Application Developers
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Developer
  • Web Administrator

Course funding: SAAS: Scottish Awards Agency for Scotland (PTFG)

This course is fully SAAS PTFG funded and available to eligible individuals only;

SAAS General funding eligibility requirement:

  1. You have to be a resident of Scotland
  2. Either employed and earning less than 25k a year or can be unemployed as well
  3. Have not used the SAAS funding in this Academic Year.

Other criteria:

  • Students do not need to pay it back as this is a grant not a loan.
  • This Part time funding can be used/applied by someone who previously granted a funding for a degree, postgrad or any other full time studies (HNC/HND) etc.
  • Part time funding cannot be receive in a same session if someone is already receiving any part/full time funding for other courses.
  • Part Time funding can only be utilised for one course in each academic year
  • SAAS part time funding academic year runs from 1st Aug to 31st July.

For more information on this, please visit the below link:


To check your funding eligibility:

Please follow the below link to check if you qualify for the course funding;


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