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 CICS Programmer eCertifications

The following outline describes the content of the CICS Programmer eCertifications.  To qualify as a Certified CICS Programmer, you must pass the examination with a score of 60% or higher.  To be certified as a Master CICS Programmer, you must obtain a score of 75% or higher.

Topic

Subtopic

Basics

Mapping

Basics

Mapsets

Basics

Paging

Program Control

Abnormal Termination & Causes

Program Control

Interval Control

Program Control

Programs, Subprograms and Functions

Program Control

Error Recovery

Program Control

Tasks

Program Control

Terminals

Storage

Indexed Files

Storage

Journaling

Storage

Sequential Files

Storage

System Areas

Storage

Temporary Storage

Storage

Transient Data

The CICS System

Data Areas

The CICS System

Startup and Shutdown

The CICS System

Tables

The CICS System

The Pre-compiler

Troubleshooting

Command Interpreter

Troubleshooting

Execution Diagnostics

Troubleshooting

TS Browse

Programs & Utilities

Master Terminal

Programs & Utilities

Message switching

Programs & Utilities

RDO

All eCertifications examinations are delivered through the web and use computer adaptive testing (CAT), in which the degree of complexity for questions areas based on previous answers.  Additionally, questions are selected from large question banks, so that it is not productive to memorize questions. 

The expected time to complete the CICS eCertifications examination is 60 minutes.  In addition to registration with eCertifications.com, all certified professionals may use one of the logos below on their resume followed by a professional certificate which is suitable for framing.

 

CICS Programmer CICS Programmer - Master

 

 


 

 

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