Badge Directory

LearnQuest z-Systems Developer - Foundations

This badge holder demonstrated basic COBOL and mainframe developer knowledge and skills including ISPF and JCL. The recipient can write a program, submit the compile, and debug. Including: Using ISPF;...

LearnQuest z-Systems Developer - Intermediate

This badge holder has demonstrated intermediate COBOL and mainframe developer knowledge and skills including DB2, ISPF and JCL. The recipient can write COBOL programs as follows: COBOL Control Breaks,...

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....

Interskill - Mainframe Specialist - Mainframe Business...

This badge earner can explain the benefits gained by organizations implementing strategies relating to: Big Data (incorporating Hadoop, and analytics), Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Cloud...

Interskill - Mainframe Application Programmer - COBOL...

This badge earner has experience with COBOL’s code structure and syntax. The individual can efficiently create code to define data types, and to access and manipulate data in files.

Interskill - Mainframe Application Programmer - COBOL...

This badge earner has higher level COBOL skills and can write code to access and manipulate tables, sort data, and can invoke sub-programs from the code. The individual has a solid understanding of...

Interskill - Mainframe Application Programmer - DB2...

This badge earner has a solid understanding of the DB2 environment and the use of SQL to extract data. The individual is experienced in creating DB2 databases using tools such as SPUFI, and IBM Data...

Interskill - Mainframe Application Programmer - DB2 SQL...

This badge earner has experience with SQL code structure and syntax, and can efficiently create code to access, insert, sort, update, and delete DB2 database content. This individual can identify and...

Interskill - Mainframe Specialist - REXX Programming -...

This badge earner has experience with REXX’s code structure and syntax, and can describe how it is used in a z/OS environment. The individual can code REXX to perform execution branching, conditional...

Interskill - Mainframe Specialist - Linux Operations and...

This badge earner has experience with the Linux environment (structure, interfaces, and operational processes) and understands shell syntax, commands, and utilities. This individual is proficient with...

Interskill - Mainframe Application Programmer - Assembler...

This badge earner has experience with Assembler’s code structure and syntax, and can efficiently create code to perform arithmetic calculations, data comparisons and branching. This individual can...

Interskill - Mainframe Application Programmer - Assembler...

This badge earner has higher level Assembler skills and can create re-entrant programs, programs that utilize access registers to address data spaces, and implement cross memory functionality. This...

Interskill - Mainframe Application Programmer - PL/1...

This badge earner has experience with PL/1’s code structure and syntax and can efficiently create code to define data types, and to access and manipulate data in files. This individual can code PL/1...

Interskill - Mainframe Operator - DB2 Operations

This badge earner has a solid understanding of the DB2 environment, its components, and the use of SQL to extract data. This individual can initialize and shutdown DB2 and individual database...

Interskill - Mainframe Application Programmer - CICS v5.3...

This badge holder can explain the CICS environment (component structure and communication methods) and describe how programs are written to incorporate CICS commands. This person is experienced in...

Interskill - Mainframe Application Programmer - CICS v5.3...

This badge holder possesses a high level of CICS programming skills, extending their knowledge to web based interfaces, and the integration of CICS with various application platforms. This person can...

Interskill - Mainframe Operator - CICS v5.3 Operations

This badge holder can explain operational aspects of CICS (including a start-up and shutdown) and the function of various CICS components. This person can also identify and interpret CICS error and...

LearnQuest IBM z Systems Fast Track

This badge earner has demonstrated a well-rounded introduction to the System z environment, current servers, operating systems, software utilities, and middleware. Through discussion and hands-on...

Mainframe Technology Diploma

The badge earner has good knowledge on Mainframe operating systems such as zOS & Linux on IBM Systems. The individual has demonstrated their expertise to develop applications on Mainframe using COBOL...

Mainframe Basics - Certificate

The badge earner has foundational knowledge on Mainframe operating systems such as zOS & zVM and also on the Linux operating system on IBM System Z.

Mainframe Application Development - Certificate

The badge earner has knowledge on Mainframe operating systems such as zOS & Linux on IBM System Z and Mainframe DBMS. The individual can develop applications on Mainframe using COBOL and also has...

Interskill - Mainframe Specialist - z/OS UNIX System...

This badge holder can describe how z/OS UNIX System Services is integrated with z/OS. They can explain how to access this product using various interfaces, and describe common interaction with...

IBM Doc Buddy - Contributor

This badge earner demonstrates commitment to engagement with mainframe users by advocating IBM Doc Buddy through client presentations, conferences, or social media posts. The individual is able to...

IBM Doc Buddy - Influencer

This badge earner demonstrates commitment to engagement with mainframe users by creating and maintaining an influencer column on IBM Doc Buddy. The individual is able to position the value of the...

Mainframe Application Development- Advanced Certificate

This badge earner has good knowledge on Mainframe operating systems such as zOS, Linux on IBM System Z, and Mainframe DBMS. The individual can develop applications on Mainframe using COBOL and has...

IBM z/OS Bootcamp

This badge earner can identify the functionality of the hardware and software mainframe environment. The recipient has successfully demonstrated the process of accessing and utilizing TSO (Time...

Mainframe Application Services - Z/OS Programming...

Able to apply zOS Programming Environment knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services - COBOL Programming...

Able to apply COBOL Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – PL/1 Programming Essentials

Able to apply PL/1 Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – Assembler Programming...

Able to apply Assembler Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – Z/OS DB2 Programming...

Able to apply DB2 Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – IMS-DB Programming...

Able to apply IMS-DB Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – CICS Programming Essentials

Able to apply CICS Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – IMS-DC Programming...

Able to apply IMS-DC Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – MQ Programming Essentials

Able to apply MQ Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services - Z/OS Application...

The badge earner is able to perform Application Support, Enhancements and Development activities in zOS Platform with skills on a core language, database and transaction processing. when delivering...

Mainframe Technology Graduate

The badge earner has an in-depth knowledge on Mainframe operating systems such as zOS & Linux on IBM System Z, and a good working knowledge of zVM. The individual can develop applications on Mainframe...

IBM Mainframe Foundations - Explorer Award

This badge earner has demonstrated the ability to perform exercises by using basic tools to administer the z/OS. This individual also demonstrated an understanding of IBM mainframe concepts such as...

IBM Mainframe Foundations - Mastery Award

The badge earner has a proven expertise to perform exercises by using basic tools to administer the z/OS. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on IBM mainframe concepts such as IBM Z...

IBM Mainframe Foundations - Instructor Award

Under guidance of an experienced instructor, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to teach others how to perform exercises by using basic tools to administer the z/OS. This individual has...

IBM Mainframe Foundations - Author Award

The badge earner has significantly contributed to the authoring of courseware: presentations, labs, exams, quizzes, virtual machines, etc. The author has developed assets to teach students how to...

Interskill - Mainframe Application Programmer – IMS 15...

This badge holder has a solid understanding of the IMS environment and how online and batch programs are used to extract data from this type of database. This person can write code used to access IMS...

Interskill - Mainframe Operator – IMS 15 Operations -...

This badge holder has a solid understanding of the IMS environment and its components, being able to initialize and shutdown these items as required. This person also monitors and manages the IMS...

Interskill - Mainframe Systems Programmer – IMS 15 -...

This badge holder has a solid understanding of the IMS environment, being able to create IMS databases and monitor them for performance. This person can also perform backup and recovery of IMS data as...

Mainframe Application Services – COBOL Development

Able to independently develop efficient clean COBOL programs and support / debug COBOL applications when delivering IBM Application Development and Management Innovation (ADM I ) services to clients...

Mainframe Application Services – Assembler Development

Able to independently develop efficient clean Assembler programs and support / debug Assembler applications when delivering IBM Application Development and Management Innovation (ADM I ) services to...

Mainframe Application Services – zOS DB2 Development

Able to independently develop efficient clean DB2 programs in zOS and support / debug DB2 applications when delivering IBM Application Development and Management Innovation (ADM I ) services to...

Mainframe Application Services – IMS-DB/DC Development

Able to independently develop efficient clean IMS DB/DC programs and support / debug IMS DB/DC applications when delivering IBM Application Development and Management Innovation (ADM I ) services to...

Mainframe Application Services – Full Stack zOS Application...

Full stack zOS Developer, on a core language, database and transaction processing, able to design, develop & deliver efficient and clean zOS applications, when delivering IBM Application Development...

Interskill - Mainframe Systems Programmer – Programming...

This badge holder has experience with CLIST and REXX code structure and syntax and can efficiently create code in these languages in order to interact with mainframe data. This person also has a solid...