An early version of the test was offered at a Natural Conference (in Philadelphia, I think), but that was too many years ago to remember any of its content. Offering it in Reston is a bit inconvenient for those of us on the West Coast, so I can’t provide any tips.
Have you reviewed the course description on the GES site? Here is the list of subject areas from that webpage:
- General Natural knowledge: Benefits of using Natural, application areas, platform and database availability, components of a Natural system, development scenarios
- Natural syntax: Statements, data types, data declaration, data areas, system functions, system variables, DBMS access principles, Natural DML for Adabas access, error handling
- Application Architecture: Modularization, subprograms, subroutines, invocation, parameter passing, data access layers
- Project related activities: Agile Programming tooling, getting help and support
- NaturalONE environment and features: Usage and operation, NATStyle, NATdoc, Testing, Debugging, Predict plugin and Browse Data