SM ITIL®4 Specialist – Create, Deliver and Support (CDS)

Course Code: ITIL43CDS



3 Day(s)

Course Type

Public or Private

Max Delegates


Delivery Style


Learn how to create services and assure continual value co-creation using the latest ITSM framework, as well as Agile and Lean delivery principles.

Create, Deliver and Support is the ITIL4 Specialist course that focuses on understanding how to create service value streams to support and deliver value to the customer. It deals with the creation of the value streams themselves, the organisation, information and technology to make them a reality and the practices that contribute towards the delivery.

Using ITIL4 principles and practices service delivery can be be aligned with demand for value from the customer, resources can be best utilised and techniques, such as Shift Left, leveraged to increase capability throughout the organisation.

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WR1 - Worcester, WR1 3EE








WR1 - Worcester, WR1 3EE







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Who is this course for

Delegates involved in the design, development, transitioning and operation of services would all benefit from this course's integrated, value stream driven approach to creating and delivering value through services.

Purpose of the course

To provide insight into how ITIL4 supports business value creation through a lean, value-stream driven approach to creating and delivering IT services. Application of the course material can aid any organisation in streamlining and improving their operational capability.

You will learn how to

  • Apply the Service Value System in support of delivering services.

  • Understand the role of a variety of practices in delivering services to the organisation.

  • Recognise and apply principles from the Service Management Dimensions in the Create, Deliver and Support context.

  • Prepare for the ITIL4 Specialist - Create, Deliver and Support exam.


Delegates must have obtained a PASS in the ITIL4 Foundation certificate prior to attending this course. Prior experience in an IT service delivery organisation may be advantageous but is not a requirement.

Benefits for you as an individual

Be able to apply industry recognised and valued service management principles in the scope of Create, Deliver and Support and contribute to the value creation within the organisation. As well as hopefully achieving an industry recognised and respected qualification in IT Service Management.

Benefits for your organisation

Increase ROI from staff by receiving services that are being optimised and service delivery practices that are value focused and cost-effective, through the application of the concepts within the course.

Plan and build a service value stream to create, deliver and support
services considering:

  • Team building, culture and collaboration.
  • Customer-oriented focus.
  • Organisational structure.
  • Employee satisfaction.
  • Use of 'Shift Left' in service delivery and support.
  • Manage resources including workforce management and continual improvement.
  • Apply information and technology including AI and machine learning, information and workflow management and robotic process automation.

Use a value stream to design, develop and transition new services, including use of appropriate practices to support this:

  • Service Design.
  • Release Mgmt.
  • Deployment Mgmt.
  • Testing and Validation.
  • Change Control.

Use value streams to provide support for services including the use of appropriate practices to support this:

  • Service Desk.
  • Incident Mgmt.
  • Problem Mgmt.
  • Knowledge Mgmt.
  • Service Level Mgmt.
  • Monitoring and Event Mgmt.

Co-ordinate and prioritise work in order to deliver services including Backlog Mgmt.

Service acquisition and sourcing, including buy or build decisions and the application of SIAM.

Additional Exam Information

  • PeopleCert Exam: ITIL4 Specialist - Create, Deliver and Support

  • 90 Minutes, 40 questions, Objective Test Questions [multiple choice, 1 correct answer]

  • Pass mark: 28/40 or 70%

If you are attending a Face to Face course your exam will be a paper-based exam during your course.

If you are attending a Virtual course you’ll be issued an exam voucher to take the exam at a time of your choosing. Please see PeopleCert’s website for the security requirements for the web based exam driver.

This course is eligible for the PeopleCert Take2 scheme, please discuss at point of booking if this is of interest to you.

Please note - it is compulsory to purchase the exam, although discretionary whether you take it.


Pre-course reading based on the ITIL4 Specialist - Create, Deliver and Support publication.

Please note, there may be a small amount of evening work to complete such as further reading or working though sample exam papers.
I found the course very interesting and discovered some things about myself I hadn't thought of before.
- Peter Norman, FirstPort
Informative and good enthusiastic tutor who kept aligning the day and mission with ITSM principles.
- Darren Hadley, National Grid Transco
Adam was so knowledgeable and spoke in ways that were understandable for non IT people (me) could understand he was a breath if fresh air during my period on furlough…
- Faye Mahoney, Tarmac
Adam's training was spot on - he kept checking in on us when we were flagging due to the intensity of the content, and made the content so accessible compared…
- Richard James Thomas, University Of Birmingham
Adam was a great tutor for the 3 days, he was enthusiastic, informative and I could tell he had a very in-depth knowledge about the subject.
- Will Steward

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