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IBM’s New Mainframe Application Programmer Skills Benchmark

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Announcing IBM’s release of the new IBM Mainframe Application Programmer Level I Professional Certificate, the industry’s long-awaited skills benchmark IBM credential for new-hire and early-career IBM Z Mainframe Application Development Programmers!


ExitCertified, in collaboration with its sister company Interskill, offers the online Mainframe Application Programmer Learning Path: a low-cost, scalable, globally deliverable Mainframe Application Programmer bootcamp that trains new-hire mainframe programmers and empowers early-career mainframe programmers.


Completing this comprehensive 87-hour online learning path benchmarks the IBM-defined skills required by Level I IBM Z Mainframe Application Development Programmers and earns the programmer six IBM Skills Badges and the industry-recognized IBM Mainframe Application Programmer Level I Professional Certificate!


This certificate validates that the holder has the following skills:


  • A solid foundation in the fundamental concepts, tools, and techniques required for z/OS application programming
  • An understanding of the z/OS operating system architecture and components and their roles in enterprise computing
  • A working knowledge of COBOL, PL/I and Python programming languages
  • The ability to access core day-to-day products to create source code (ISPF), submit programs for execution (JCL), and review results (SDSF)


Learn more about the course

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