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Course Catalog » iSeries Curriculum

iSeries Concepts

4 hours



The iSeries Concepts course describes how the iSeries operating environment is based around the concepts of objects. It introduces the object types and describes the standard control language command set that enables operators and programmers to work with them.


Personnel requiring an overview of the iSeries system.


Basic knowledge of computer technology and terminology, and the iSeries system.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define the concept of an object and how to determine an object's type based on its operational characteristics
  • Identify the Online Help facility
  • Recognize common control language commands
  • Identify system values and how to change them
  • Recognize the different types of media

Course Content

Object Management

Objects and Object Types

Object Naming

Libraries and Library Types

Library Lists

Locating Objects

Help Facilities

Using the Help Facilities

Control Language (CL) Concepts

Command Structure - Names and Parameters

Parameter Prompting

Command Groups

Command Prompting

The Command Entry Display

System Values

Default Configuration

Using System Values

Save/Restore Media

iSeries Concepts Mastery Test

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