Certified Data Centre Energy Professional (CDCEP) - Professional Unit (CDCEPP)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

Learn how to plan, implement, analyse and formulate recommendations through an effective Energy Efficiency Plan to ultimately reduce energy use and carbon emissions. Combined with ever-rising wholesale energy prices and legislation that penalises those using excessive amounts of electricity and the impact of carbon emissions; energy and more importantly, energy efficiency, is now an issue that is foremost in the minds of those operating within the Data Centre space.

The Certified Data Centre Energy Professional (CDCEP®) program teaches expertise in Energy Efficiency and provides the tools to make a significant contribution to the energy strategy and effectively deal with, and manage, energy related issues and Energy Efficiency. Students will learn how to strategically plan, design and implement an Energy Plan for Data Centre facilities, focussing on energy efficiency. They will be introduced to current energy profiler tools and models to analyse site data and formulate a comprehensive Action Plan to implement real energy savings potential and capacity reclamation.

The use and distribution of power will be explored considering computer systems, servers, networking and other IT equipment and how usage can quickly spiral out of control when not being measured, monitored and maintained correctly. In addition the use of redundant and back-up power infrastructure will be analysed considering the power utilisation for air-conditioning, fire suppression, security, alarms and other supporting systems. These types of high power, high density equipment all placing additional burden on the power supplied and cooling systems.

The CDCEP® program content is continually updated to reflect the key industry Energy Efficiency developments and takes into account the requirements of the latest version of the EU Code of Conduct in Data Centres and the US DoE Data Center Energy Practitioner (DCEP).

This program is a must for all Data Centre Managers, Operations Managers, Facilities Managers, IT & Network Managers and supporting departments responsible for improving the Energy Efficiency of all the Data Centre environments whilst meeting regulatory demands.

Program Requirements You are required to bring a laptop or tablet device with you.

This relates to the Certified Data Centre Energy (CDCEP®) Professional Unit, which is a 4 day course.

Who should attend

Designed to provide an unrivalled knowledge concerning energy provision, use and management. This program is targeted at individuals who are responsible for the management and use of energy whilst focusing on using energy wisely, while reducing CO2 emissions and saving money. The program covers in-depth issues on a wide range of relevant topics and is constantly updated to reflect the latest trends and issues.


Experience of working within a data centre environment is essential.

Course Objectives

Those with the CDCEP® certification can demonstrate advanced knowledge and a holistic approach to improving energy efficiency in a data centre through the creation of a comprehensive, future-ready and sustainable energy strategy and implementation plan that can provide long-term carbon reductions and financial savings, whilst meeting the on-going requirements of the business. You will also gain the following:

  • The Certified Data Centre Energy Professional (CDCEP®) Certification
  • A Level 5 BTEC Professional Diploma Qualification in Data Centre Energy
  • The use of a post nominal title after your name e.g. Martin Smith CDCEP
  • Use of the CDCEP® logo to highlight your new skills

Course Content

  • The Certified Data Centre Energy Professional (CDCEP®) program is 7 days in duration, however it can be split into two units and taken separately:
  • The Certified Data Centre Energy (CDCE®) – Core Unit is a 3 day unit
  • The Certified Data Centre Energy (CDCEP®) – Professional Unit is a 4 day unit
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 2,450.-
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