ITIL® V3 Capability Certificate in Operational Support and Analysis (ITIL3COSA)

Course Description Schedule
 

Course Overview

The ITIL Certificate in Operational Support and Analysis (OSA) course is one of the four courses that fit into the capability stream for ITIL certification. This certification is intended to enable the holders of the ITIL Foundation certificate in IT Service Management to acquire the skills needed to begin the practical application of the concepts, covered by this course, in support of the Service Management lifecycle.

The Operational Support and Analysis Course provides in-depth practical advice and guidance on process structure, roles, functions and activities that will enable role focused capability and competency in relation to:

  • Event Management
  • Incident Management
  • Request Fulfilment
  • Problem Management
  • Access Management
  • The Service Desk
  • Technical Management
  • IT Operations Management

Please be aware, this course also provides 35 Hours of Contact Education/Professional Development Units towards PMI PMP certification/re-certification.

The main focus of the course is covered by the Service Operation volume of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL). The core volume of Service Operation provides guidance on the day to day management of the ICT Infrastructure. It is also contributes to the Service Management Lifecycle for carrying out those processes which contribute to the optimisation of the services provided.

Who should attend

  • Management, certificate and who wish to advance to higher level ITIL certifications
  • Individuals who require a practical understanding of the Operational Support and Analysis processes and how they may be used to enhance the quality of IT service within an organisation
  • Operational staff involved in Event Management, Incident Management, Request Fulfilment, Problem Management, Access Management and the Service Desk, Technical Management, IT Operations Management and Application functions who wish to enhance their role-based capabilities

Prerequisites

Possesion of one of the following:

  • ITIL v3 or 2011 Foundation
  • ITIL v2 Foundation and v2/v3 Foundation Bridge.

Failure to comply to these pre-requisites will result in candidates results being withheld by the BCS.

On attending the course please ensure you provide documented evidence that you have passed the ITIL Foundation course by either presenting your certificate (or a copy of your certificate) to the course lecturer. If you cannot provide the physical certificate, then as a minimum you must provide the certificate number. Failure to comply to these pre-requisites will result in candidates results being withheld by the BCS.

Success on the course will be enhanced by candidates spending at least 12 hours on reviewing their ITIL Foundation material prior to attending one of the ITIL Intermediate 'capability' courses

Course Content

Examinations

The exam is gradient, scenario based multi-choice. There are 8 questions to be completed in 90 minutes. Each question will have 4 possible answer options, one of which is worth 5 marks, one which is worth 3 marks, one which is worth 1 mark, and one which is a distracter and achieves no marks. The pass mark is 26 marks from 40 (65%).

If taking an exam, candidates are required to provide Photo ID with a valid signature e.g. driving license, passport or named work ID badges prior to sitting their exam. Failure to produce this ID will result in their exam results being withheld until proof of ID is provided to the BCS. Please note that if proof is not provided within 40 days, candidate's exam results will be null and void and a re-sit would be required.

Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 2,872.-
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