CA - Interskill Learning Mainframe Training

The Online Mainframe Training Specialists
Search   Course Catalog  
Return to Assessments Catalog Home

JCL Coding


1 hour


Skills and knowledge in coding JCL statements and parameters. The following courses have been used as reference for this assessment:

  • JCL (z/OS) - Introduction to z/OS JCL
  • JCL (z/OS) - Using Special Data Sets in Batch Jobs
  • JCL (z/OS) - Coding Procedures and JES2 Control Statements
Additional on-the-job training in the areas above should also be undertaken to prepare you for scenario based questions that have been included in this assessment.


This assessment is designed for data center staff responsible for writing or maintaining JCL code.


This assessment covers the following topics:

  • JCL coding rules
  • Coding of JOB, EXEC, and DD statements and associated parameters
  • Use of conditional code checking

Assessment Detail

The types of questions in this assessment are mainly simulation, multiple choice, drag and drop, and true or false. The questions displayed are different for every examinee because a number of core questions are always selected along with a number that are taken from a pool. All questions are then randomized to produce your customized assessment. No internal or external manuals or references can be used during this assessment.

Pass Mark

The pass mark for this assessment is 70%.

Search our catalog