MainFrame Course Online

You will learn mainframe course main topics i.e Introduction to Z/OS, VMS, TSO/ISPF, VMS concepts, AMODE, RMODE, VMS Architecture (ESA / XA ),  Sequential Datasets,  Browsing a Sequential Dataset, Edit Entry Panel,  JCL,  EXEC Statement, etc.

  • Duration: 30 hours
  • Fast-track / Weekend batches
  • Instant Doubt Clarification
  • 09+ y Experienced Faculty
  • 100% Hands on Classes
  • Real time Scenarios
  • Free Bundle Videos
  • Sample Resumes
  • Interview Q&A
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MainFrame Course Online

You will complete this course within 30 hours.

we will provide for the students fast track & Weekend Batches at your flexible timings.

Modify procedures to resolve complicated problems in view of computer equipment capacity along with constraints, operating time and desired results form.
Assist and troubleshoot current Mainframe environment.
Head responsibility to integrate system on allocated software projects and perform as project manager or technical lead for those projects.
Analyze designs, develop and execute custom application features and functions.
Interact with integration infrastructure and varied systems.
Develop apt standards and controls to ensure every system’s projects function effectively perform all varied applications as well as operating systems.

Do the faculty have a real-time experience?
Yes, the faculty has more than 09+ years of experience in real-time.

How many batches does trainer complete for this course?
✓ Successfully trained more than 40 batches
✓ Trained more than 240 learners

Will the trainer concentrate on the practical sessions?
Absolutely, the trainer concentrates on 30% theoretical and 70% on practical.

Do the faculty clear all the doubts during the session?
Obviously, the faculty clears all the doubts during the session.

Topic 01: Introduction to Mainframe

  • Different Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Z/OS
  •  Advantages of Mainframe
  • Batch Processing
  • Online Processing

Topic 02: Introduction To MVS, TSO/ISPF

  • MVS concepts, AMODE, RMODE
  • MVS Architecture (ESA / XA )
  • Introduction to TSO
  • TSO/ISPF Commands
  • Special Keys
  • ISPF Primary Option Menu
  • Choosing and Backing Out of an Option
  • Direct Branching
  • Getting Out of ISPF
  • Split Screen
  • Context Sensitive Help
  • ISPF Panel Characteristics

Topic 03: Additional

  • Cache Memory, Expanded Memory
  • DASD, DCN, 3990 Storage
  • Address Space, Paging, Swapping, Page Stealing,
  • Virtual Storage Concepts

Topic 04: Datasets

  • Sequential Datasets
  • Partitioned Datasets
  • Compressing a PDS
  • PDS Attributes
  • Locating Datasets
  • Dataset Names without Apostrophes
  • Dataset Names with Apostrophes
  • TSO Dataset Names

Topic 05: Browse

  • Browsing a Sequential Dataset
  • Browse Member List
  • What a Browse Screen Looks Like
  • Scrolling
  • Scroll Amount
  • Browse Primary Commands

Topic 06: Utility Menu

  • The Library Utility
  • Dataset Utility
  • Allocating New Dataset
  • Allocating a Partitioned Data
  • Set
  • Display Dataset Attributes
  • Creating a Dataset Similar to
  • Another
  • Move/Copy Utility
  • Dataset List Utility
  • Dataset List Commands
  • Compare data sets
  • Compare data sets Extended
  • Search data sets for strings of
  • data
  • Search data sets for strings of
  • data Extended

Topic 07: Edit

  • Edit Entry Panel
  • Member Selection List
  • Line Commands
  • The Find Command
  • The Change Command

Topic 08: Introduction to JCL

  • Introduction to JCL
  • JCL Statements
  • JCL Syntax

Topic 09: JOB Statement

  • JOB Statement
  • Operands
  • Positional Parameters
  • Keyword Parameters

Notify, Restart, TYPRUN

Topic 10: EXEC Statement

  • EXEC Statement

Topic 11: DD Statement

  • DD Statement
  • Resource Identifiers
  • Temporary Data Sets
  • Concatenated Data Sets
  • Backwards Reference
  • Generation Data Group

Topic 12: Control Flow

  • Job Step Flow Control
  • IF/THEN/ELSE/ENDIF Statements
  • Job COND
  • Step COND

Topic 13: Procedures

  • What is a Procedure
  • In-Stream Procedure
  • Catalogued Procedure
  • Symbolic Parameter
  • SET Statement

Topic 14: IBM Utilities

  • IBM Utilities
  • IEBGENER Utility
  • IEFBR14 Utility
  • IDCAMS Utility Commands
  • IEBCOPY Utility
  • SORT Utility

Topic 15: Others

  • Programming Considerations
  • JES Statements
  • JES2 Statements
  • JES3 Statements

Topic 16: Introduction to COBOL

  • What is COBOL
  • COBOL Advantages
  • COBOL Disadvantages
  • COBOL Coding Sheet
  • COBOL Variables
  • COBOL Character Set

Topic 17: Four Divisions

  • Identification Division
  • Environment Division
  • Data Division
  • Procedure Division

Topic 18: Procedure Division in Depth

  • Satements
  • Paragraphs
  • Sections
  • I-O Statements

Topic 19: Data Handling

  • VALUE Clause
  • Numeric literals
  • Alpha Numeric Literals
  • String manupulation
  • Figurative Constants
  • MOVE
  • Reference Modification
  • Initialize

Topic 20: Branching

  • EXIT
  • GOTO
  • PERFORM (All flavours)

Topic 21: Usage and Redefines

  • Usage Clause
  • Packed Decimal
  • Binary Usage
  • Condition Names
  • SET Verb
  • Redefines
  • Renames

Topic 22: Editing

  • SIGN Condition
  • CLASS Condition
  • Relation Condition
  • Condition-Name Condition
  • Table of Allowable Comparisons
  • Compound & Negated IF-ELSE

Topic 23: Table Handling

  • OCCURS Clause
  • Building a Table (Data and Procedure Division)
  • Table Lookup – Index and Subscript

Topic 24: Arithmetic Verbs


Topic 25: Subprograms

  • Call Statement
  • Static and Dynamic call

Topic 26: File Handling

  • Sequential File Handling
  • Indexed File Handling
  • Relative File Handling
  • File Status Code
  • Reading a record
  • Writing a record
  • Report Generation
  • Master, Transaction Files
  • Trapping Runtime errors
  • SORT, Merge , COPY files

Topic 27: Introduction to SQL

  • What is SQL
  • SQL Syntax Rules
  • Static SQL
  • Dynamic SQL
  • Mainframe Dynamic SQL

Topic 28: SELECT Statements

  • SQL SELECT Clause
  • Selecting All Rows and Columns
  • Selecting Columns Names
  • Eliminating Duplicates with DISTINCT
  • Arithmetic Expressions
  • Columns Aliases, Using “AS”
  • Literals
  • Concatenating Strings
  • Scalar Functions
  • Replacing Null Values
  • SIGN
  • For Numeric Fields Only
  • WEEK
  • Changing the Date Display Format
  • Finding Date Differences
  • Incrementing Dates
  • Extracting Parts of Dates
  • Times and Timestamps
  • The ORDER BY clause

Topic 29: WHERE Clause

  • Basic WHEREs
  • Compound Predicates with AND and OR
  • Null Values
  • IN
  • LIKE

Topic 30: JOIN

  • Introduction to JOIN
  • Inner Joins
  • Outer Joins
  • Joining Three of More Tables
  • Joining a Table to Itself (Self-Joins)
  • Using EXISTS
  • Subqueries

Topic 31: Aggregate Functions

  • MAX and MIN
  • AVG and SUM
  • Counting Row with COUNT (*)
  • Cardinality with COUNT(DISTINCT…)
  • Standard Deviation
  • Behaviour of NULLs
  • Grouping Rows with GROUP BY
  • GROUP BY Guidelines
  • Filtering Groups with HAVING

Topic 32: DML Commands

  • Statements Which Update Tables
  • INSERT: A Single Row
  • Using and Expression in the VALUES Clause
  • INSERT: Copy From Another Table
  • Inserting Into Views
  • Using Multiple Values in the SET Statement
  • Table-driven Multi-row INSERT
  • Referential Integrity
  • Constraints

Topic 33: Mainframe – DB2 – Part 1

  • Single-Row Select
  • Variables in Programs
  • DB2 Datatypes vs. Host Variable Definitions
  • Numeric Variables
  • Character Variables
  • Coding Rules and Conventions
  • Handling Null Values
  • INSERT Examples
  • UPDATE Examples
  • DELETE Examples
  • Rows Affected

Topic 34: Mainframe – DB2 – Part 2

  • Program Preparation
  • Plans, Packages & Collections
  • Bind and Rebind
  • Consistency Token
  • Access Path and EXPLAIN

Topic 35: Mainframe – DB2 – Part 3

  • Why A Cursor is Needed
  • Multiple-Row Select Using A Cursor
  • Sequential Update with a Cursor
  • Commits and Savepoints
  • Rollback and Release
  • Common DB2 Abends related to Cursors

Topic 36: CICS – Functions

  • Operating Environment
  • Characteristics of Online Systems
  • Components and Characteristics
  • Task Management
  • Storage Management
  • Program Management
  • Interval Management
  • Terminal Management
  • File Management
  • Temporary Storage Management
  • Transient Data Management
  • Journal Management
  • CICS-Supplied Transactions
  • Dump Management
  • Transaction Flow

Topic 37: Tables

  • What are CICS Tables
  • Program Control Table
  • Processing Program Table
  • File Control Table
  • Terminal Control Table
  • Sign-On Table
  • Other CICS Tables
  • COBOL Language Restrictions

Topic 38: Program Design

  • Quasi-Reentrant
  • Converational and Pseudo-Conversational
  • Passing Data Between Programs
  • EIB
  • Exception Handling
  • Handle, No Handle, Ignore, Push and Pop
  • Error Handling with Resp
  • Handle AID and Handle ABEND

Topic 39: File Control

  • READ and WRITE Command Format
  • Browse Commands

Topic 40: BMS

  • What is BMS
  • Advantages of BMS
  • Flow of Online BMS Input processing
  • Flow of Online BMS Output Processing
  • Structure of Mapset Definition
  • Map Definition Format
  • Map Field Definition Format

Topic 41: TSQ and TDQ

  • What is TSQ
  • What is TDQ
  • Differences between TSQ and TDQ

Interval Control and Task Control


CICS Transactions


What you will get!

The trainer will provide the Environment/Server Access to the students and we ensure practical real-time experience and training by providing all the utilities required for the in-depth understanding of the course.

  • Sure, We will share all classes High-quality Pre-Recording videos.
  • You get Free Access for Bundle of videos. It will help you learn the next version of this technology.

A virtual classroom is an online learning environment that allows Instructor and students to communicate, interact, collaborate, and share knowledge.

In the Self-Paced Online Course, Students can take the time they need and set their suitable schedule. Self-paced courses do not follow a set schedule. Course materials are entirely available as soon as the course begins.

Self-paced learning has several advantages that will enhance the performance of the students.

  • No time pressure
  • No need for a schedule
  • Improves memory
  • Suitable for different learning styles

Choice of Training Mode

Instructor Led Training

Version: os390 | Duration: 30+ Hours
  • Experienced Faculty
  • Real time Scenarios
  • Free Bundle Life time Access
  • 100% Hands-on Classes
  • Sample CV/Resume
  • Interview Q&A
  • Instructor Led Live Online Classes
  • Instant Doubt Clarification

Mainframe Training Videos

Version: os390 | Duration: 30+ Hours
  • Experienced Faculty
  • Real-time Scenarios
  • Free Bundle Access
  • Course Future Updates
  • Sample CV/Resume
  • Interview Q&A
  • Complimentary Materials
  • No Doubt Clarification

MainFrame Course FAQ!

What if I miss a class?
We record each LIVE class session you undergo through and we will share the recordings of each session/class.,

If I cancel my enrollment, will I get the refund?
If you are enrolled in classes and/or have paid fees, but want to cancel the registration for certain reason, it can be attained within 48 hours of initial registration. Please make a note that refunds will be processed within 30 days of prior request.
Is this a job guarantee program?
Institute doesn’t provide you any guarantee to get a job but as a guide as a mentor, as a friend, we will always provide you a good opportunity.

Do you help me to get a job?
We will definitely help you in attending interviews and it’s your caliber, hard-work, and ability.

After getting job can I expect support from you?
Even after getting a job when you stuck in any problem we will help but not for sure.

How long they give support after the course?
We are ready to help always, however it should fit in our course curriculum.

Do you Provide any real-time projects in CV Preparation?
In CV Preparation for real-time projects provide template documentation for the implementation project. You can access practice that in your idea system. If you have any difficulty, you can approach the trainer.

Will you provide any sample CV’S?
Yes, we will provide sample C.V’s for experience 2-3 years.

Can I expect your helping hand in C.V Preparation?
Definitely, we help you during C.V Preparation.

In what way you help me in interview preparation?
Yeah, Even after the completion of course, we will provide you some interview questions where you can concentrate on them.

What will they provide for references for interview preparation?
We provide excellent study materials and customizable course curriculum to students for superior quality training and we also provide videos recordings which support throughout your career.

Can I crack the interview with 3 year’s experience?
At the completion of this course, with hands-on training definitely give you confidence that you go in an interview with leaving 3 years of experience.

What is the certification procedure?
Yes during the course, we will guide you and give you a clear picture about certification procedure.

Can i attempt certification after this course?
All the topics will be covered during the course. We provide question banks which will be helpful for you to attempt for certification.

Do you support me to pass certification?
Even after completion, of course, you can approach a trainer if you have any doubt regarding certification.

Do they provide the certification sample queries and references?
Surely, We provide the certification sample queries and references.

Does this certification benefit my career?
The certification has multiple impacts and encouraging factors in the recruitment of experts. Organizations claim that hiring certified professionals has served them with greater deployment and yield on investment. Check Cloud Career Building Up Force for New-age IT Professionals to understand the career benefits.

This course is about learning of the Mainframe Application Programming involving the mainframe technologies. The current Market Scope of the Mainframe is so good. It is exclusively used in both Banking and Financial Services Industry and Retail Banking Services for the past 50 years. Still, Mainframe Technology is the current leader in the Banking and Financial Sector/Retail Banking Sector.

Almost all the banking and financial organizations such as Citibank, Bank of America, and Indian Banks such as SBI use mainframe for their Backend operations such as processing of day to day Transactions. SVR Technologies is the leading online platform for mainframe training certification and course. You learn from the basics to the advanced concepts of mainframe during this online training and course. The mainframe online course/training includes concepts such as mainframe datasets, basic dataset commands, and copy commands, exclude commands, move commands, PDS commands, ISPF utilities, and advanced utilities. After mastering all these concepts, an individual becomes adept at the mainframe and can proceed further into the training, which involves developing the first program using the mainframe. Our intuitive online interface supported with one on one interaction with the tutor allows the student to master even the most complex concepts.

This course is suitable for a professional looking to excel in their career or a novice looking to secure a position as a mainframe programmer. Mainframe technology is developed by IBM and has been in use since the last 50 years, particularly in the banking and financial sector. It also has implications in the retail-banking sector. An individual who has mastered the mainframe online training can easily secure a fruitful job.

This course is applicable to all the students who are willing to learn Mainframe and work in the Banking and Financial Services Industry/Retail Industry in top MNCs. During the ibm mainframe training with SVR technologies, you can expect to study all the concepts mentioned above extensively apart from the additional real-life projects and expert advice from our faculty. You can avail of two types of training – online classroom or one to one training. Depending on your needs, you can choose the course. If you think you cannot keep up with the online classroom, then, you can go for the one to one training, where an expert is dedicated solely to your needs. During the course, you can learn about advanced concepts such as IBM enterprise COBOL enterprise Edition, Z/OS, TSO, JCL& VSAM, DB2 Application, CICS Application, Batch processing using VSAM & COBOL, and online processing case study.

  • The mainframe is a niche skill. Currently, there are more job opportunities in big banking organizations such as Bank of America, Citibank, TCS, Infosys, Wipro, and Cap Gemini or this niche skill.
  • Important Tips (mainframe interview questions and answers) such as updating the resume, interview facing techniques (both Technical and HR) will be provided to the students.

What is a live virtual classroom?
A virtual classroom is an online learning environment that allows Instructor and students to communicate, interact, collaborate, and share knowledge.

What are the benefits of online training?
Online training is a valuable and cost-effective way for Employees and Students. Online training courses are of two kinds – free and paid versions. Here are a few advantages of online training that showcase how it helps improve an employee’s professional life:

  • Convenience and flexibility
  • Comfortable learning environment
  • Career advancement
  • More choice of course topics
  • Improve your technical skills
  • Easy Accessibility
  • It speeds up career progression

Is online courses Good or bad?
Of course, It is good. One of the significant benefits of the online course is its much affordable cost of learning. Also, it saves a student’s energy & time.
What is online training for employees?
Live Virtual Classroom has several advantages. Online Training allows employees to learn at their own pace and a convenient time for them. In other words, they are suitable for self-paced Training also.

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