Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP) Full Program (CDCDP)

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Course Overview

Learn how to scope, plan and implement a Data Centre design to meet the ever expanding demands of today’s modern business environment. Utilising current best practices and applicable standards across the key Data Centre Infrastructures. The Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP®) program is proven to be an essential certification for individuals wishing to highlight their expertise and progress their career within the Data Centre sector. The program has a comprehensive agenda that explores and addresses the key elements associated with designing a Data Centre. It teaches best practice principles for the design, construction and operation of computer rooms and Data Centre facilities. The program also addresses the requirements of a successful design to meet the business needs, incorporating the key infrastructure elements of the physical infrastructure, electrical distribution systems, air-conditioning, data cabling and building support systems. It concludes with a comprehensive case study exercise that leads students through the design steps from initiation to commission, covering the business decisions, design scope and implementation phases that need to be addressed throughout the design configuration process. The CDCDP® also takes into account the requirements of the current BS EN 50600 and TIA 942-A standards, industry best practice documentation and codes of conduct. During the program students will also have access to current standards for reference purposes. The program will prove beneficial for professionals already working and implementing design projects within a Data Centre facility, or those looking to move into the Data Centre environment from IT, network, data cabling or facilities management backgrounds. The CDCDP® program content is continually updated to reflect the current Data Centre industry design practices and supporting technology. The CDCDP® program is classroom based and led by one of CNet Training’s expert instructors.

Who should attend

The CDCDP® program is designed for individuals involved with, or responsible for, an existing Data Centre, or those looking to achieve best practice when designing and implementing these facilities.


Experience of working within a data centre environment is essential.

Program Requirements Students are required to bring a laptop with internet connectivity.

Course Objectives

Students gain a comprehensive insight into the essential elements of data centre design and how to address them in a variety of situations and applications.


  • Internationally and industry recognised Level 5 BTEC Professional Award


  • Official Certified Data Centre Design
  • Professional (CDCDP®) certification
  • Use of CDCDP post nominal title
  • Use of the CDCDP® logo

Certifications are a commitment to life-long learning and offer the perfect portal to ensure knowledge, skills and certification remain current and up-to-date. Each certification gained requires re-certifying every three years via a simple online system.

Additional Awards

  • Continual Professional Development (CPDs)

Course Content

The Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP®) program is 7 days in duration, however it can be split into two units and taken separately: The Certified Data Centre Design (CDCD®) – Core Unit is a 3 day unit The Certified Data Centre Design (CDCDP®) – Professional Unit is a 4 day unit

You must successfully complete the (CDCD®) core unit before moving on to the (CDCDP®) professional unit.

Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 7 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 3,995.-
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