Badge Directory

LearnQuest IBM MQ Administration Foundations

This badge holder can install, customize, operate, and administer IBM MQ. The recipient is able to configure a z/OS queue manager, set up distributed queuing, clustering, recovery and restart,...

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 Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS Scheduling...

This badge earner can manage batch workloads in z/OS with IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler. They can schedule definitions and perform operational tasks that require an understanding of the end-to-end...

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,...

ITMS - IBM DB2 for z/OS - Administrator

Through an instructor-led class, the badge earner has acquired the skills of DB2 data management and security considerations for a z/OS environment. The individual has demonstrated the ability to...

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.

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 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...

IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator V6.1 Installation and...

This badge earner demonstrates knowledge about the components and installation steps needed on-prem for getting started with the use of the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator on cloud. The individual knows...

IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator on Cloud V6.x

This badge earner demonstrates solid knowledge about the IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator on cloud. This individual has proven basic to intermediate skills about which components are needed to install...

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...

z/OS Introduction Workshop

The badge earner has demonstrated above average familiarity and practical experience with the z/OS environment, including: z/OS access and navigation of data sources; programming languages and JES...

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....

Tech Data - z/OS System Service Facilities

The badge earner has the knowledge necessary to administer a z/OS system including base elements, optional features, servers and system service facilities that are provided by the z/OS Base Control...

Tech Data - z/OS Program Maintenance Extended

The badge earner has working knowledge necessary to perform installation and maintenance procedures of programs and software in the z/OS operating environment, such as define the SMP/E database and...

Tech Data - z/OS JES2 Operation

The badge earner has working knowledge necessary to use JES2 commands at the z/OS Console and use SDSF, such as start and stop JES2, control JES2 job flow, selection and processing, and control output...

Tech Data - Hardware Configuration and Definition for z/OS

The badge earner has working knowledge necessary to plan and initiate dynamic reconfiguration of a zSeries hardware environment, as well as use the HCD dialogs of z/OS to create an Input/Output (I/O)...

Tech Data - z/OS Parallel Sysplex Implementation

The badge earner understands and has working knowledge necessary to implement a basic and full Parallel Sysplex implementation, as well as all associated sub tasks such as connectivity and recovery...

Automatic Binary Optimizer for z/OS Essentials

This badge holder has an understanding of the essentials of IBM Automatic Binary Optimizer for z/OS (ABO). Through an online course they have learned the capabilities, business benefits, usage...

Networking on z/OS - Foundations

This badge earner has knowledge and foundational understanding of networking on z/OS including networking principles, TCP/IP and SNA communication protocols, and the logical and physical components...

Tech Data - Fundamental System Skills in z/OS

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

Tech Data - z/OS System Operators

The badge holder has basic understanding of the z/OS system including: System z partitioning capabilities; Processor Resource/Systems Manager (PR/SM); Job Entry Subsystem 2 (JES2); Job Entry Subsystem...

Tech Data - IBM System Z Parallel Sysplex Operations

The badge holder has skills and knowledge necessary to understand how z/OS systems operate in a Parallel Sysplex environment. The individual also has problem determination skills, and can practice...

Tech Data - z/OS System Services Structure

The badge holder has working knowledge necessary to identify potential bottlenecks and performance problems, perform initial error symptom gathering, and identify opportunities and requirements for...

Tech Data -z/OS REXX Programming

The badge holder has working knowledge necessary to write programs using the REXX language in z/OS, using various data parsing techniques and built-in REXX functions. This includes the knowledge...

Tech Data - z/OS Tuning

The badge holder has working knowledge necessary to establish a practical performance management program for the z/OS system. This includes how to analyze Resource Monitoring Facility (RMF) reports...

Tech Data - z/OS RACF Administration

The badge holder has working knowledge necessary to use basic RACF command parameters and panels to define users and groups, protect general resources, z/OS data sets, and choose a basic set of RACF...

Tech Data - TCP/IP for z/OS Implementation

The badge holder has basic working knowledge necessary to implement and customize TCP/IP on z/OS, including how to construct TCP/IP configuration statements for z/OS to allow operation and...

Tech Data - IBM MQ V8 System Administration for z/OS

The badge holder has working knowledge necessary to configure and manage an IBM MQ V8 queue manager on z/OS including: how to install, customize, operate and administer IBM MQ V8; configuring a z/OS...

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,...

IBM Db2 for z/OS V12.1 Database Administrator

The successful candidate has significant experience as a DBA and extensive knowledge of Db2 for z/OS, specifically the new features and functionality related to version 12. This person is capable of...

IBM Db2 for z/OS V12.1 Database Administrator - Intermediate

The successful candidate has an intermediate level of experience as a DBA and an intermediate level of knowledge of Db2 for z/OS. This person is capable of performing the intermediate level tasks...

IBM Db2 for z/OS V12.1 Database Administrator - Advanced

The successful candidate has significant experience as a DBA and extensive knowledge of Db2 for z/OS. This person is capable of performing the advanced level tasks related to database design and...

IBM Db2 for z/OS V12.1 Database Administrator - Version 12.1...

The successful candidate has a clear understanding, at a detailed level, of the changes in Db2 for z/OS from Version 11 to Version 12.

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...

LearnQuest IBM DB2 Database Administration II

This badge holder has demonstrated experience with DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration in terms of program preparation, online schema changes, user defined functions, archive-enabled and temporal...

LearnQuest IBM DB2 for z/OS System Administrator

This badge holder has demonstrated experience with DB2 System Administration, relating the z/OS IPL process to a DB2 subsystem, understanding the effects of stopping and starting DB2, using the...

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...

LearnQuest IBM DB2 for z/OS Implementation

This badge holder has demonstrated experience with installing and/or migrating from DB2 10 to DB2 11 for z/OS using the Install CLIST. The recipient understands DB2 11 components and pointers, and the...

Tech Data - z/OS UNIX System Services Basics

The badge holder has demonstrated skills that are required to: discuss the role of z/OS in an open systems environment; identify the basic terms used in z/OS UNIX; define the components of z/OS UNIX;...

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 – 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 - 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...

LearnQuest IBM Hardware Configuration and Definition for...

This badge holder has demonstrated the ability to work with the HCD function for z/OS, to plan and initiate dynamic reconfiguration of zSeries hardware environment. They are also familiar with HCD...

LearnQuest IBM System z Parallel Sysplex Operations

This badge holder has demonstrated experience with learning how z/OS systems operate in a Parallel Sysplex environment. The recipient also learns problem determination skills, practices enhanced...

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...