The Introduction to JCL course discusses the organization’s need to run batch processing, describing the people that utilize it, and the types of tasks performed with it. It explains where batch job JCL can be stored and the tools that can be used to access it. From there the course moves into the structure of JCL, explaining the basic syntax requirements and the types of accompanying parameters.
Operators and programmers who require an introduction to batch processing, and how JCL is used to process data.
General z/OS operating system knowledge.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe who within your organization runs batch processing, and why it is required
- Identify the general syntax requirements of JCL statements
Understanding Batch Processing
JCL Coding Requirements
Statements, Parameters, and Sub-Parameters Explained
General Syntax Requirements
Examples of Problems when Syntax is Coded Incorrectly