OCMJEA 5 track was retired on Mar 1, 2016. I passed Part 1 in Nov 2015 and then Part 2/3 in May 2016. Also completed mandatory training in Apr 2015.
So when I submitted course completion form, Oracle is saying the OCMJEA5 track is retired and they cannot issue certification kit.
They are asking me to appear for OCMJEA6 part1 exam to get my certification kit, which is just crazy for me. Someone has faced similar issue, please advise.
I tried creating support ticket of CertView as below:
Subject: AutoSR : OCP SUPPORT | Testing ID: Certificate Hardcopy Status | Issue Type : Certificate Hardcopy Status
Date Created: 06/20/2016 02:03 PM
Date Last Updated: 06/21/2016 02:56 AM
Response By Email (06/21/2016 02:56 AM)
Thank you for contacting to Oracle Certification Program Team.
We see that you have fulfilled all requirement except exam 1Z0-841, hence you have not earned Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 5 Enterprise Architect. Your Hands-On course and Master Essay has been approved after the date of retirement of Java 5 certification tracks.
We understand your situation, however since Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 5 Enterprise Architect Certification track has been retired on March 1, 2016 hence you are not able to give exam towards this track.
Kindly note that your taken exams and Hands-On course can be counted towards Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect, you only have to pass single exam 1Z0-807 to earn Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Certification.
Customer By (06/20/2016 02:03 PM)
Application: OCP SUPPORT
Incident Country: United States
Contact Language: US
Issue Type: Certificate Hardcopy Status
Problem Description: Please note that I had passed 1Z0-864 on 09-NOV-2015 which was before retirement of OCMJEA 5 certification track. And recently I passed exams 1Z0-865 and 1Z0-866 which are still valid. I also did mandatory training Java EE 7 New Features.
So this way I complete all the requirement of OCMJEA5 certification. I request you to issue me certification kit as I fulfilled all requirements for that track.
Here are the dates:
passed part1 in nov 2015
initiated part2 in nov 2015 and submitted part2 in may 2016
appeared part3 in may 2016. declared passed for part2/3 in may 2016
attended training on 22nd Jan, 2016 but submitted training form in may 2016
I did not have the same situation. But based on my past interactions with Oracle University, I feel it will not be easy to change Oracle's stance. Even though it is disappointing, I would suggest that you start preparing for 1Z0-807. It should be considerably less painful to complete, as you have completed the corresponding exam for JavaEE 5. Give it a thought.
Thanks & regards,
Mithun M S
AWS CSA-A | OCMJEA 6 | TOGAF 9 | SOACP
Thanks everyone for your inputs.
Just got reply from Oracle that they have considered my case as an exception and will issue eCertificate for OCMJEA5 track in 2-3 weeks but will not issue success kit.
This is big relief for me. Thanks again and good luck to all aspirants.