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JCL (z/OS) - JCL Concepts Assessment 2.5


.5 hour


This assessment tests the student's general knowledge of how JCL is used, and syntax of common JCL statements.


This assessment is designed for data center staff that require a basic understanding of the function of JCL and how it is created and invoked.


A good general knowledge of JCL and input and output data set requirements. The following Interskill courses have been used as reference for this assessment:

The following courses have been used as reference for this assessment:

  • JCL (z/OS) - Introduction to z/OS JCL 2.5
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 covers the following topics:

  • Basic use of JCL
  • Commonly used JCL statements
  • Creating and storing JCL
  • Data set types

Assessment Detail

Questions have been created to z/OS 2.5 level. 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.

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