Level 3: MTP Consultant (Operations)

Below are details of the skills that must be demonstrated in the examination in order to succeed at this level, and the prerequisite education and/or experience expected.


The examination will be conducted over one day in invigilated test conditions. The disciplines and knowledge tested will comprise:

Skills demonstrated

In order to qualify at this stage candidates will be expected to:

demonstrate an ability to use advanced JCL & z/OS Utility programs by:

demonstrate an ability to write REXX programs by:

demonstrate the ability to use VSAM by:

demonstrate an ability to resolve operational and Job related problems (advanced) by:

Prerequisite knowledge/experience

Candidates for the Level 3 Mainframe Technology Professional (Operations Analysis) certification will be expected to have at least three to five years of experience in a mainframe-based data centre and will have Level 2 Mainframe Technology Professional (Operations Analysis) certification.