Badge Directory

LearnQuest IBM Z/OS 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...

LearnQuest IBM Z/OS System Foundations

This badge earner 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,...

LearnQuest IBM z/OS Environment Foundations

This badge earner has demonstrated an acquired knowledge of the basics of the Z/OS operating systems and services and installation requirements for an enterprise server.

Lab Services Consultant: IBM Z

The badge holder demonstrates proven expertise as an IBM Systems Lab Services consultant that helps clients design, implement and optimize IBM Z solutions based on either z/OS or z/VM. The consultant...

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...

LearnQuest IBM z/OS Facilities

This badge earner has demonstrated an understanding of the base elements, optional features, and servers that are provided in z/OS via the z/OS Base Control Program (BCP). The recipient can use...

LearnQuest IBM z/OS System Programmer Foundations

This badge earner has demonstrated understanding of the basic components that apply to all z/OS systems. Recipient understands concepts that apply to the z/OS hardware platform and the z/OS software....

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...

IBM Z Secure Engineering - Knight-Errant

This badge earner has gained a holistic perspective on security, especially for IBM Z including: the IBM Z Security Portal and associated service processes specific to Z, of SecInt=YES APARs and CVSS...

IBM Z Secure Engineering - Enterprise Knight

This badge earner has gained a holistic perspective on security, especially for IBM Z and has demonstrated skills including: the IBM Z Security Portal and associated service processes specific to Z,...

IBM Z Secure Engineering - Game Master

This badge earner has mastered skills on security for IBM Z and demonstrated proficiency teaching students topics such as: the IBM Z Security Portal and associated service processes specific to Z, of...

LearnQuest IBM z/OS JES2 Operator

This badge holder has demonstrated experience with JES2 commands at the z/OS Console and managing SDSF functions.

Tech Data - IBM z/OS Job Control Language

This badge earner has skills and knowledge necessary to code basic JCL statements for the creation of new data sets, referencing existing data sets, condition code testing, generation data groups,...

LearnQuest IBM z/OS REXX Programming Foundations

This badge holder has demonstrated experience with writing programs using the REXX language in z/OS. The recipient is also able to use TSO extensions for REXX and interaction with other environments...

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...

Tech Data - Blockchain on IBM Z

The badge holder has demonstrated skills that are required to understand key architectural components that are specific to the Hyperledger Fabric project and how they interact to provide a foundation...

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...

LearnQuest IBM z/OS UNIX System Services Foundations

This badge holder has demonstrated experience with how open standards are implemented in a z/OS system by z/OS UNIX. UNIX System Services are introduced, and the role of z/OS as a server in the open...

LearnQuest IBM z/OS VSAM and Access Method Services

This badge holder has demonstrated experience with managing VSAM and non-VSAM data sets by coding and using functions and features of the Access Method Services program, IDCAMS. The recipient is able...

LearnQuest IBM z/OS UNIX System Services Implementation

This badge holder has demonstrated experience with installing and customizing z/OS UNIX (full name z/OS UNIX System Services). The individual can manage and monitor the z/OS UNIX environment.

IBM Z Management Hackathon

This badge is an IBM issued and IBM recognized badge that attests the following skills have been obtained and demonstrated by the holder: Commitment to learning and demonstration of skills development...

Marist College (IDCP) - z/OS Foundations

This badge earner understands and can articulate a foundational knowledge of IBM Z mainframes and z/OS. Through participation in and completion of lectures and associated hands-on activities, the...

LearnQuest z/OS Management Facility Implementation and Use

This badge holder has demonstrated experience with installing & customizing IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) & using functions features provided by z/OSMF. The badge earning can install and...

LearnQuest IBM z/OS System Services Structure

This badge earner has demonstrated a solid foundation of knowledge on the structure and control blocks of the z/OS BCP and system services. The badge earner can prepare the new z/OS system programmer...

Marist College (IDCP) - z/OS Advanced Topics

Through participation in and completion of lectures and associated hands-on activities, this badge earner has gained experience on and understands the key technical areas of business continuity and...

Marist College (IDCP) - z/OS RAS & PD

Through participation in and completion of lectures and associated hands-on activities, this badge earner has a broad understanding of RAS (Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability) principles...

Marist College (IDCP) - z/OS Emerging Technologies

Through participation in and completion of lectures and associated hands-on activities, this badge earner can describe new technologies from the perspective of the IBM Z hardware and software and the...

Marist College (IDCP) - z/OS Professional Systems...

Through completion of the required courses, this badge earner has an understanding of the key technical areas of business continuity, disaster recovery, business intelligence & data warehousing, plus...

z/OS Mainframe Practitioner

This badge earner has developed foundational skills in IBM Z hardware and software, especially around z/OS and System Administration. Through hands-on labs working on a live IBM Z server, the earner...

Introduction to Enterprise Computing

Mainframes are fundamental on how we do business, and IBM Z is the only production mainframe sold today. Virtually everyone depends on it. This badge earner has acquired knowledge around an...

Getting Started on Mainframe with z/OS Commands and Panels

Through participation in hands-on labs which access a live IBM Z server, this badge earner has gained fundamental and practical skills to navigate and work in a z/OS environment. This includes the use...

Basic System Programming on IBM Z

Through participation in hands-on labs, this badge earner has gained experience with everyday z/OS tasks with JCL, JES, ISHELL and HFS, and z/OSMF. The earner has gained knowledge in topics covering...

Master the Mainframe Facilitator 2019

Through coordination of a Master the Mainframe meetup, this badge earner has shown their leadership in bringing mainframe to the next generation. The individual has demonstrated their knowledge of IBM...

IBM Z ADDI Foundations

The badge earner understands and can articulate foundational knowledge and usage of IBM Application Discovery. Through completion of workshops and associated labs, the individual has gained knowledge...

IBM Z: Technical Overview of HW and SW Mainframe Evolution -...

This credential earner has completed instructor-led learning for understanding today’s complex system mainframe environment on the IBM Z Systems. The individual has a gained an overall understanding...

IBM Z Business Partner Analytics and Machine Learning V1

The badge earner has demonstrated an understanding of Db2 for z/OS relational database management systems, Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP), machine learning, and IBM Watson Machine...

Interskill - Mainframe Security – RACF – Foundations

This badge holder can identify key aspects of z/OS security and the role of personnel in implementing, monitoring and managing it. They can describe how data is encrypted and how pervasive encryption...

Interskill - Mainframe Security – RACF – Expert

This badge holder has a solid understanding of the capabilities of RACF and can perform tasks used to authenticate users, protect data sets from unauthorized access and use, and secure other mainframe...

IBM z/OS 2.4 Update - Code: ESC9G

This credential earner has completed instructor-led learning for understanding the new features and enhanced functions provided in z/OS Version 2 Release 4. Topics include enhancements to the base...

IBM z/OS Pre-apprenticeship Certificate

This badge earner has a good understanding of introductory enterprise computing and mainframe commands and panels. The individual knows basic system programming. The earner has also demonstrated soft...

IBM System z - Field Support, Foundation

The badge holder has demonstrated the knowledge to provide field service support under the mentorship of their locally assigned team lead or mentor. They can, with assistance, complete an on-site...

IBM Z Foundations

This badge earner has demonstrated an understanding of IBM Z hardware, IBM Z software, including encryption, databases, and analytics.

IBM Z Business Partner Security V1

This badge earner has demonstrated an understanding of IBM Z security and can articulate and apply the value to their client’s business needs.

IBM Z Security

This badge earner has demonstrated an understanding of IBM Z security and can articulate and apply the value to their client’s business needs.

IBM Z Analytics and Machine Learning

The badge earner has demonstrated an understanding of Db2 for z/OS relational database management systems, Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP), machine learning, and IBM Watson Machine...

IBM System z - Field Support, Experienced

The badge holder is able to successfully plan and complete an on-site visit that includes any of the following activities: physical installation of a system, removal and replacement of components,...