Release Control and Validation (RCV) Course



The ITIL V3 Release Control and Validation instructor-led training course focuses on how IT organization’s successfully implement Release, Control and Validation best practices for new services in a controlled and cost-effective manner. The training is delivered in a practical, hands-on learning environment and using a case study-based approach. It is used to train and prepare attendees for the certification exam at the end of the course. At the end of the course there is a ninety-minute (90) scenario-based certification examination. Passing this examination leads to the certificate in Release Control and Validation (RCV).

This course provides in-depth training and knowledge about ITIL RCV areas such as:

  • Change Management
  • Service Release and Deployment Management
  • Service Validation and Testing
  • Service Asset and Configuration Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Request Fulfillment
  • Service Evaluation


Registration Fee: $2,850                        Duration: 5 Days

The per-student registration fee for this classroom session includes:

  • 5 days of instructor-led training and exercises
  • Course manual
  • Exam preparation: in-class mock exams
  • Certification exam: 90 minute, multi-part, scenario-based, multiple choice questions

Complete this Booking Form and enter your specific dates for on-site training – minimum of 8 participants. Once the form is received the Training Registrar will contact you to complete the process.


Complete this Booking Form to register for the online self-paced training and return it to us. The Training Registrar will contact you to complete the process.

License Term Fee License Term Fee License Term Fee Exam Fee
30 Days $825.00 60 Days $925.00 90 Days $1,025.00 $375.00


  • 4     ITIL@ Points
  • 30  PDU Credits
  • 3    College Credits


  • Importance of Service Management and Service Transition principals and best practices
  • Use and importance of ITIL Release, Control, and Validation while providing service
  • How all processes in ITIL Release, Control, and Validation interact with other Service Lifecycle Processes
  • Processes, activities, methods, and functions used in each of the ITIL Release, Control, and Validation processes
  • How to use the ITIL Release, Control, and Validation processes, activities, and functions to achieve operational excellence
  • How to measure ITIL Release, Control, and Validation
  • IT Security and its contributions to ITIL Release, Control, and Validation
  • Technology and implementation considerations surrounding ITIL Release, Control, and Validation
  • Challenges, critical success factors, and risks associated with ITIL Release, Control and Validation


The ITIL v3 Foundation Certification in IT Service Management – obtained through ITIL v3 Foundation course or Foundation Bridge Course


  • CIOs, CTOs, managers, IT consultants, IT audit managers, IT security managers and ITSM trainers involved in the ongoing management, coordination and integration of strategizing activities within the Service Lifecycle
  • Professionals responsible for managing, implementing, or consulting on ITIL processes within IT or in conjunction with IT
  • Individuals seeking the ITIL Expert™ in IT Service Management

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