Introduction to iSeries i5

1 days


This course provides a technical introduction to the system (System i , i5, iSeries and AS/400). Hands on lab exercises are provided to introduce system access. Both 5250 and iSeries Navigator are used on the course.

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to use:

  • System displays.
  • Menus.
  • Common commands.
  • iSeries Navigator.
  • Help tools.


Anyone who requires a basic technical introduction to the iSeries/i5 system will benefit from this course.


No knowledge of iSeries computing is expected, although knowledge of the fundamentals of computing is assumed. Familiarity using a 5250 screen would be helpful.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to i (System i , i5, iSeries and AS/400) and IOS (OS/400)
  • Introduce the basics of the system architecture and system objects.
  • Familiarisation with some displays.
  • Describe some of the basic terminology used with the system (objects, libraries, etc...).
  • Interfaces
  • Introduce the various interfaces that may be used.
  • System menus, displays and iSeries Navigator.
  • Understand the working environment.
  • Control Language.
  • Object management.
  • Library Management.
  • Library Lists.
  • Messages.
  • Know where to go for HELP.
  • On-line Help.
  • Information Centre.
  • Managing Work on the System
  • Jobs.
  • Interactive and Batch jobs.
  • Subsystems.

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Onsite1 800 £800 2019-07-16
Manchester1 6250 £6250 2019-11-11
Glasgow1 6250 £6250 2019-11-11
Birmingham1 6250 £6250 2019-11-11