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IBM and LearnQuest Badge Program - z-Systems

 

LearnQuest is working together with IBM to offer IBM training courses and award digital badges upon successful completion and attainment of course objectives.

IBM Badge Courses z-Systems Series offered by LearnQuest:

LearnQuest z-Systems Advanced Topic - CICS

This badge indicates the recipient is ready for an entry-level Mainframe Developer position with focus on CICS. The recipient can design, code, and debug command-level CICS application programs.

Topics and application include: CICS commands, Worldwide Books Online, Debugging applications, Completing the WB Presentation and Customer Program, CICS Web Applications.

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Badge Criteria and Activities
Badge earners have successfully achieved class objectives demonstrated by student progress in lab exercises, attendance, and participation in question & answer sessions and/or assessments associated with:

  • Introducing Worldwide Books Online
  • Writing a pseudo conversational echo program
  • Debugging applications by using CEDF
  • Writing the WB presentation program
  • Completing the WB presentation program, customer program, and order program

Recommended next steps:

  1. CICS V5 CICSPlex System Manager Administration Training
  2. WM865G: CICS Command Level Coding Training


z-Systems Developer - Intro

This badge indicates the recipient has demonstrated basic COBOL and mainframe developer knowledge and skills including ISPF and JCL. The recipient can write a simple program, submit the compile, run the program and debug.

Specifically,

  • Using ISPF
  • COBOL Environment, Data Division, SAM file Processing, Simple compute and IF statements
  • JCL Job, Exec and simple DD statement, JCL Creating a Sequential File

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To learn about our Mainframe Application Developer Boot Camp training program, click here.

Badge Criteria and Activities
Badge earners have successfully achieved class objectives demonstrated by student progress in lab exercises, attendance, participation in question and answer sessions and/or assessments associated with the following topics:

  • Using ISPF as a Text Editor
  • COBOL Environment and Data Division
  • COBOL VSAM Processing
  • DB2 Simple Select statement
  • COBOL Simple Embedded Select statement & Cursor
  • JCL IDCAMS
  • JCL Condition codes, concatenation, GDG
  • ISPF library options

Recommended next steps: Continue with z Systems Intermediate Badge requirements.

Evidence: Transcript reflects student progress in lab exercises, attendance, participation in question and answer sessions and/or assessments.



z-Systems Developer - Intermediate

This badge indicates the recipient has demonstrated intermediate COBOL and mainframe developer knowledge and skills including DB2, ISPF and JCL. The recipient can write COBOL programs using the following:

  • COBOL Control Breaks, Subroutines, VSAM Processing, Embedded Select statement & Cursor
  • DB2 Simple Select statement
  • JCL IDCAMS, Condition codes, concatenation, GDG
  • ISPF library options

Click here for course objectives.

To learn about our Mainframe Application Developer Boot Camp training program, click here.

Badge Criteria and Activities
Badge earners have successfully achieved class objectives demonstrated by student progress in lab exercises, attendance, participation in question and answer sessions and/or assessments associated with the following topics:

  • COBOL Control Break Logic
  • COBOL Using and writing subroutines
  • COBOL VSAM Processing
  • DB2 Simple Select statement
  • COBOL Simple Embedded Select statement & Cursor
  • JCL IDCAMS
  • JCL Condition codes, concatenation, GDG
  • ISPF library options

Recommended next steps: Continue with z Systems Advanced Badge requirements

Evidence: Transcript reflects student progress in lab exercises, attendance, participation in question and answer sessions and/or assessments.



z-Systems Developer - Advanced

This badge indicates the recipient has mastered advanced COBOL mainframe programming and demonstrated principles of program maintenance. The recipient can create basic programs to support the business’ development or maintenance needs.

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To learn about our Mainframe Application Developer Boot Camp training program, click here.

Badge Criteria and Activities
Badge earners have successfully achieved class objectives demonstrated by student progress in lab exercises, attendance, participation in question and answer sessions and/or assessments associated with the following topics:

  • COBOL Packed and binary fields
  • COBOL Single Dimension tables
  • COBOL Sequential file matching logic
  • COBOL Variable Length Records
  • DB2 Using scaler and aggregate functions, multi table join, subselects and unions
  • DB2 creating tables, views and indexes
  • DB2 Stored Procedures, functions & Triggers
  • JCL Procs, Sort, FTP

Recommended next steps: Recommendation is to continue in CICS, IMS, Assembler, PL/1, MQSeries, REXX, Rational Developer for z, RD Traveler

Evidence: Transcript reflects student progress in lab exercises, attendance, participation in question and answer sessions and/or assessments.



LearnQuest IBM zOS JCL and Utilities Foundations

This badge holder can use z/OS job control language (JCL) and selected z/OS utility programs in an online batch environment. Recipients understand both Storage Management Subsystem (SMS) and non-SMS JCL.

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Badge Criteria and Activities
Badge earners have successfully achieved class objectives demonstrated by student progress in lab exercises, attendance, & participation in question & answer sessions and/or assessments associated with:

  • Coding basic JCL statements, instream & cataloged procedures, procedure overrides & additions super, and sort & merge control statements
  • Identifying SMS requirements
  • Using symbolic parameters and selected utility programs
  • Recognizing & resolving common abnormal terminations (ABENDs)

Recommended next steps:

  1. Fundamental System Skills in z/OS Training
  2. SMP/E for z/OS Workshop Training
  3. z/OS REXX Programming Workshop Training



LearnQuest IBM zOS System Foundations

This badge holder has demonstrated a solid foundation of the fundamental practical skills to navigate and work in a z/OS environment, which includes the use of ISPF/PDF dialogs, TSO/E commands, JCL, UNIX System Services shell, and BookManager.

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Badge Criteria and Activities
Badge earners have successfully achieved class objectives demonstrated by student progress in lab exercises, attendance, participation in question & answer sessions and/or assessments associated with the following topics:

  • Using commands & functions to manipulate data set
  • Identifying security considerations
  • Invoking REXX exec, UNIX processes, & TSO CLIST
  • Tailoring JCL & submitting batch jobs
  • Reviewing job status & output using SDSF
  • Manipulating HFS directories & file systems

Recommended next steps:

  1. CB695: TCP/IP for z/OS Implementation Workshop
  2. ES070: zOS JCL and Utilities
  3. ES261: SMP/E for z/OS Workshop

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