Certified Data Centre Design Professional

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Day(s): 7
Course Code: CDCDP


The CDCDP™ course comprises a comprehensive program that explores and addresses all the various elements associated with designing a data centre – from planning and designing physical infrastructure and electrical power supply to air conditioning and data cabling.
British, European, US and International standards are examined in detail and case studies are used to demonstrate best practice. A comprehensive design exercise leads delegates through the varying steps, milestones and vital decisions that are needed throughout the configuration process.
Continually updated to reflect the key industry developments, the CDCDP® also takes into account the requirements of the latest version of the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres’ Energy Efficiency.


  • As well as achieving the prestigious CDCDP® certification delegates will also receive the Level 5 BTEC Advanced Professional Award in Data Centre Design.


Data Centre Power

  • Power Review
  • Regulation
  • Power Basics
  • Power to the Data Centre
  • Distribution in the Data Centre
  • Standby Power
  • Design Guidelines

Data Centre Cooling

  • Cooling Review
  • Regulatory Climate
  • Environmental Parameters
  • Collecting the Heat
  • Heat Rejection or Reuse

Data Centre Efficienc

  • Energy Use
  • Metrics
  • How Energy Efficient Are Data Centres?
  • Best Practices
  • Working Together
  • IT Infrastructure & Software
  • Power Systems
  • Cooling Options

Data Centre Management

  • Overview of Project & Programme
  • Managing the Design Process
  • Managing the Design Implementation Process


  • What is a Data Centre?
  • The Importance of Design Project Management
  • Scoping the Requirement
  • Raised Access Floors
  • Cabinets
  • Power
  • Cooling
  • Earthing & Bonding
  • Cable Containment, Management & Protection
  • Delivering the IT Strategy
  • Copper Cabling
  • Optical Fibre Connectivity

On successful completion of the CDCDP™ Core Unit you will gain:

  • Units towards a Level 5 BTEC Advanced Professional Award in Data Centre Design
  • Certified Data Centre Design (CDCD®) certification
  • CNet Certificate
  • BISCI CECs: 19

Target Audience

The course is designed for individuals involved with, or responsible for, the management of an existing data centre or those looking to achieve best practice when designing and implementing these facilities. Suitable for those with experience in the data centre sector, the course covers in-depth issues on a wide range of relevant topics and is consistently updated to reflect the latest trends and developments.
Course Details
11 Feb - 17 Feb, 2018 Doha
04 Mar - 10 Mar, 2018 Cairo-Sheraton
06 May - 12 May, 2018 Riyadh

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All course dates
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25 Mar - 31 Mar, 2018 Dubai-Knowledge Village Public Classroom
10 Jun - 16 Jun, 2018 Dubai-Knowledge Village Public Classroom

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