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z/OS JCL and Utilities

This course is designed to teach you how to use z/OS job control language (JCL) and selected z/OS utility programs in an online batch environment. Both Storage Management Subsystem (SMS) and non-SMS JCL are discussed. Machine lab exercises complement the lecture material.

Who should attend this course?

This basic course is intended for people who want to use z/OS JCL and utilitie


You should be familiar with: z/OS concepts and how these systems supports the Enterprise Servers and basic knowledge of IS technologies.

  • Code basic JCL statements using proper syntax and coding rules, including JCL for:
    • Creating new data sets
    • Referencing existing data sets
    • Condition code testing
    • IF/THEN/ELSE/ENDIF constructs
    • Generation data groups
    • Output routing
    • JCL enhancements introduced by various releases of Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS), OS/390, and z/OS
  • Identify Storage Management Subsystem requirements
  • Code instream and cataloged procedures
  • Use symbolic parameters in procedures
  • Code procedure overrides and additions super
  • Use selected utility programs
  • Describe tape processing facilities
  • Code sort and merge control statements and associated JCL statements
  • Recognize and resolve common abnormal terminations (ABENDs)

Practical information


5 Days




€3500,00 + 21% VAT


Classroom/Online Courses


Guaranteed to run

English courses
17/1 - 21/1Book
31/1 - 04/2Book
14/02 - 18/02Book
28/2 - 04/3Book
28/3 - 01/4Book
25/4 - 29/4Book
16/5 - 20/5Book
French courses
03/1 - 07/1Book
17/1 - 21/1Book
31/1 - 04/2Book
14/2 - 18/2Book
28/2 - 04/3Book
14/3 - 18/3Book
28/3 - 01/4Book
25/4 - 29/4Book
09/5 - 13/5Book

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