java training course

21-25 Aug Adv Java

Prerequisites  / Further Training

Also have a look at our Java Bootcamp


Oracle OCP Certification aligned to Oracle OCP Java Exam

After this course you should be able to

  • Have a good understanding of programming and the building blocks of an OO programming language, with an emphasis on JAVA.
  • Build small apps in Java, making use of I/O, Networking, GUI
  • Prepare for Oracle OCA and OCP exams

Course Material

Course Material Provided

Course Contents

Day 1:

Static Classes

  • Static Methods,
  • Static Variables
  • Math Class
  • Math Methods
  • Static Imports

Wrapper classes

  • Autoboxing
  • Number formatting

Day 2

Exception Handling

  • What if you need to call risky code?
  • Checked Exceptions
  • Flow control in try/catch blocks
  • Exceptions are polymorphic
  • When you don’t want to handle an exception…
  • Ducking (by declaring) only delays the inevitable

Nested Classes

  • Getting GUI: A Very Graphic Story
  • Getting a user event
  • Listeners, Sources, and Events
  • An inner class instance must be tied to an outer class instance
  • How to make an instance of an inner class

Day 3:

I/O Fundamentals

  • Saving Object state
  • Implement Serializable
  • Transient variables

Highlights of the Calendar API

  • Getting an object that extends Calendar
  • Working with Calendar objects

Date / Time API

  • Moving backward and forward in time

Day 4:


  • Connecting, Sending, and Receiving
  • Network Sockets
  • Writing a simple server
  • Writing a Chat Client

 Threads & Concurrency

  • Thread class
  • Runnable interface
  • The Thread Scheduler
  • Putting a thread to sleep
  • Atomic methods
  • Using an object’s lock
  • Synchronization

Day 5:

Collections and Generics

  • Collections
  • Sorting an ArrayList with Collections.sort()
  • Generics and type-safety
  • Comparable interface
  • A Custom Comparator
  • Collection API : lists, sets, maps
  • HashSet
  • HashMap
  • Polymorphism wildcards


  • Command-line Java
  • Classpath
  • Jars

Duration and pricing

  • Full-time over 5 days (R9995)
  • Part-time over 4 weeks (2 nights per week, 3 hour sessions) (R11995)
  • Part-time over 8 Saturdays, 3 hour sessions (R11995)
  • Please note : For part-time courses we do not have a fixed schedule and you will be placed on a waiting list until we get a group of 4+ together. Please book with no dates on the bookings form. This will automatically put you on the waiting list. We will confirm with you as soon as we have a part-time group together.
  • Distance-learning over up to 3 months (R9995)
  • International exams are not included in the course price.
  • Prices exclude Vat for Vat-registered companies


  1. Upon completion of this course we will issue you with attendance certificate to certify your attendance and / or completion of the prescribed minimum examples.
  2. You may sit for our competency assessment test and on passing you will obtain our competency certificate.
  3. Our competency assessment can be booked and taken by someone who has not attended the course at a cost of R950.


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