Certified Data Centre Technician Professional (CDCTP) - Core Unit (CDCTPC)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

Learn how to increase the operational capability and productivity of the Data Centre to continually meet the demands of the business.

The Certified Data Centre Technician Professional (CDCTP®) program is aimed at the numerous technicians across the spectrum of a mission critical Data Centre facility providing a holistic understanding of the key environments and their dependencies and inter-dependencies they have upon one another. The program has been designed to address the need for a designation that allows individuals to demonstrate unrivalled levels of skill and knowledge and to assist them to become key operational assets in their organisation and Data Centre facility.

Ensuring zero downtime within the mission critical Data Centre environment involves having highly competent technicians on board that have unrivalled technical knowledge and skills regarding every environment of these mission critical facilities. Those with CDCTP® certification are increasingly seen as a vital component to the smooth running of any Data Centre operation and the program will give delegates the ability to identify, decipher, impact assess and remedy potential problems quickly, decisively and accurately. This program addresses the wide range of subjects relevant to the Data Centre technician including a detailed breakdown of the key operating environments (power, cooling, IT and supporting systems), the necessary operational policies, procedures and compliance based legislation, Standards (National & International) and codes of conduct, as well as detailed analysis of current measuring, monitoring and auditing techniques.

This is a content rich program where the technical content is continually updated to reflect the key industry recognised developments covering installation, maintenance (routine and preventive planned) and decommissioning working practices. The CDCTP® also takes into account the requirements of the latest version of the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres Energy Efficiency and TIA 942-A, industry best practice documentation.

This relates to the Certified Data Centre Technician (CDCT®) Core Unit, which is a 3 day course.

Who should attend

This program has been specifically designed for individuals wishing to acquire skills of the highest calibre in order to carry out their Data Centre related activities. CDCTP® certification is beneficial to technical personnel who are responsible for the day-to-day smooth operation of the mission critical environments within these facilities.


Experience of working within a data centre environment is essential.

Course Objectives

CDCTP® certified individuals possess the knowledge, expertise and skills that are considered essential in ensuring that the data centre is operated and maintained to the highest possible standards. You will also gain the following:

  • The Certified Data Centre Technician Professional (CDCTP®) Certification
  • A Level 4 BTEC Professional Qualification in Data Centre Technician
  • The use of a post nominal title after your name e.g. Martin Smith CDCTP
  • Use of the CDCTP® logo to highlight your new skills

Course Content

  • The Certified Data Centre Technician Professional (CDCTP®) program is 5 days in duration, however it can be split into two units and taken separately:
  • The Certified Data Centre Technician (CDCT®) – Core Unit is a 3 day unit
  • The Certified Data Centre Technician (CDCTP®) – Professional Unit is a 2 day unit
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 1,200.-
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