As more of the so-called "Baby Boomer" generation retires, organizations are looking to replace legacy staff. ProTech has been training mainframe developers for over twenty-five years, most recently as part of IBM's Academic Initiative.This rigorous hands-on course is designed to mold students into competent developers utilizing instructor-led classroom discussion and real-world lab environment with a true z/OS mainframe system. Clients may also opt to have this course delivered using their own system.This multi-week course can include a number of optional modules on various mainframe subsystems, customer-specific developer tools and life-cycle information. Additionally ProTech's instructors can be retained for ongoing mentoring and project support
Experience in programming concepts and at least one high-level language such as Java or C/C++ is beneficial but not required.
17-37 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is intended for existing programmers who have not yet worked with the mainframe system, entry-level developers interested in starting their careers in COBOL development, or new-hires. Each bootcamp is customized for the client and various in duration and content.
- TSO/ISPF, JCL & Utilities (5)
- COBOL Application Programming (8 – 10)
- VSAM (4)
- DB2 Application Programming and Design (5) - Optional
- CICS/TS Command Level Application Programming (5) - Optional
- IMS Basic Programming Techniques (3 - 4) - Optional
- Developer tools - Optional