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ITIL Release, Control and Validation Course

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ITIL Intermediate Release, Control and Validation (RCV) focuses on the practical application of RCV practices. 

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  • Course Type E-Learning
  • Course Duration 21 Hours
  • Course Access 90 Days
  • Awarded By Peoplecert
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ITIL Intermediate Release, Control and Validation (RCV) focuses on the practical application of RCV practices. 

Course Description

ITIL Intermediate Release, Control and Validation (RCV) focuses on the practical application of RCV practices. 

ITIL Intermediate Release, Control and Validation (RCV)  is one of the ITIL® Service Capability modules. It focuses on the practical application of RCV practices to enable the successful planning, testing and implementation of new services that meet the needs of the user or the organisation.

RCV has been designed in order to provide thorough understanding of the ITIL Service Transition processes and ensure that transitional changes are effectively managed, new services are validated and tested and that release and deployment fulfil organisational requirements. The module also provides guidance on evaluating change and managing knowledge to improve decision-making processes.

Who is RCV for:

The RCV qualification would be suitable for IT professionals in roles such as Release Manager, Security Administrator, IT Operations Manager, Database Administrator and Security Manager.

What is included in the course? 

  • Accredited ITIL RCV E-Learning.
  • Get 90 Days Access.
  • 6 Months Access Available at an Additional Cost.   
  • Official ITIL Exam Voucher (Exam Taken Online);
  • Study Guides, Quizzes, Sample Exam and more...
  • Tutor Support.

Entry Requirements

  • Students wishing to study the Release, Control and Validation course should already hold the ITIL Foundation Certificate.   

This course comes with a 14 day money back guarantee so enrol today and get started.

Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 0808 175 1269 to make an enquiry.

The ITIL RCV course offered on this page are offered by IT Training Zone Ltd. an ATO of AXELOS Limited.
Who is this course for?

ITIL Intermediate Service Strategy is suitable for Desktop Support Staff, Data Centre Management, Network Operations, Server Support and Administration Staff, Development, Testing and QA Managers, QA Team Leaders, Analysts, Asset Management and Change and Configuration Management.  

Course Assessment Process

In order to achieve your ITIL Release, Control and Validation (RCV) qualification, you must pass the ITIL RCV exam. You can take the exam online (virtually) using a service provided by PeopleCert.

When you have completed this course, you will be ready to start preparing for the ITIL RCV exam. To support you with this, this eLearning course contains a practice exam that will simulate the conditions of the real thing.

This course comes with a FREE exam voucher 

Before booking your exam, it will be a good idea to make sure that your device meets the technical requirements. You can do so via this online test. This test will examine the suitability of your webcam, microphone and internet connection. Please visit the PeopleCert website for more information and guidance.

Exam Details: 

40 multiple choice questions. 90 minute duration with a 70% pass mark. Exam can be taken online with a web proctor (with PEOPLECERT). Students must hold the ITIL Foundation certificate and have completed the Release, Control and Validation course before requesting their exam voucher.

Got a question about exams? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on 0808 175 1269. We're happy to help!


Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s.

For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player. 

Looking for more information?
What is ITSM?
ITSM stands for 'IT Service Management': using policies, procedures, and best practices to optimize IT services for clients and employees.
What is ITIL 4?
ITIL 4 is the latest iteration of ITIL, the world's leading framework for ITSM. It offers a series of best practices to help IT-powered organizations design, develop, and continually improve their IT services.
What does the ITIL certification path look like?
Students start with 'ITIL Foundation'. Passing the Foundation exam then enables them to choose modules in the 'ITIL Managing Professional' or 'ITIL Strategic Leader' streams.

After passing all intermediate modules, students can then move on to the rank of 'ITIL Master'.
How much is an ITIL certification worth?
According to Payscale, certified ITIL practitioners can earn between $51,000 and over $259,000 (or £18,000 and over £118,000), depending on their experience, role, and certification level.
How does ITIL work?
ITIL provides users with a set of best practices for creating optimized IT services. It establishes cultures of continuous improvement, ensuring that users can enjoy long term benefits with IT services continually aligned with business goals and strategies.

It also aims for resource optimization and looks to continually improve essential processes.
How can ITIL benefit businesses?
ITIL 4 is a modernized framework that fully-equips users to optimize their IT practices. It creates cultures of continuous improvement, enabling organizations to deliver top-quality IT products and services whilst also continually reviewing their own processes.

ITIL 4 is also highly adaptable, not only making it future-proof but also allowing users to combine it with other popular methodologies such as DevOps.
What's new with ITIL 4?
There were three major changes with the release of ITIL 4. Firstly, it is more industry and community-driven, with ITIL practitioners helping to update the framework. Next, it can be easily integrated with other popular frameworks, such as DevOps, Agile, and Lean. Finally, ITIL 4 has an all-new certification path.
What other frameworks can complement ITIL?
ITIL 4 can be integrated with several other frameworks, including Agile, DevOps, and Lean. Some practitioners even use it alongside PRINCE2.
If we haven't answered your questions, please submit a question. We are happy to help and answer any questions you might have.
Course Outline
The course is organised into the following modules:
  • Introduction to Release, Control and Validation
  • Module 1 – Introduction to RCV
  • Module 2 – Change Management
    • Module 2 – Lesson 1 – Change Management Process Introduction
    • Module 2 – Lesson 2 – Principles and Basic Concepts
    • Module 2 – Lesson 3 – Process Activities
    • Module 2 – Lesson 4 – the Change Advisory Board
    • Module 2 – Lesson 5 – Process Management
  • Module 3 – Service Asset and Configuration Management
    • Module 3 – Lesson 1 – Process Introduction
    • Module 3 – Lesson 2 – SACM Process Activities
    • Module 3 – Lesson 3 – Process Management
  • Module 4 – Service Validation and Testing
    • Module 4 – Lesson 1 – Process Introduction
    • Module 4 – Lesson 2 – The Service Design Package
    • Module 4 – Lesson 3 – Process Management
  • Module 5 – Release and Deployment Management
    • Module 5 – Lesson 1 – Process Introduction
    • Module 5 – Lesson 2 – Release and Deployment: Planning
    • Module 5 – Lesson 3 – Building, Testing and Deploying the Release
    • Module 5 – Lesson 4 – Process Management
  • Module 6 – Request Fulfilment
    • Module 6 – Lesson 1 – Process Introduction
    • Module 6 – Lesson 2 – Process Activities
    • Module 6 – Lesson 3 – Process Management
  • Module 7 – Change Evaluation
    • Module 7 – Lesson 1 – Process Overview
    • Module 7 – Lesson 2 – Process Activities
    • Module 7 – Lesson 3 – Process Management
  • Module 8 – Knowledge Management
    • Module 8 – Lesson 1 – Process Overview
    • Module 8 – Lesson 2 – Process Activities
    • Module 8 – Lesson 3 – Process Management
  • Module 9 – Roles and Responsibilities
    • Module 9 – Lesson 1 – Generic RCV Roles and Responsibilities
    • Module 9 – Lesson 2 – Transition Planning and Support and Change Management Roles
    • Module 9 – Lesson 3 – SACM, Release and Deployment Management and Service Validation and Testing Roles
    • Module 9 – Lesson 4 – Request Fulfilment, Change Evaluation and Knowledge Management Roles
  • Module 10 – Technology and Implementation
    • Module 10 – Lesson 1 – Technology and Implementation Part 1
    • Module 10 – Lesson 2 – Technology and Implementation Part 2
  • Module 11 – The Sample Exam

Course duration is 30 hours (minimum) and is 4 ITIL Credits

Each lesson contains a video tutorial, study guide and associated quiz.

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