CDCS – Certified Data Centre Specialist

Course Information

  • Weekdays Course (Monday-Thursday) Duration: 4 Days
  • Weekend Course
    (
    Sat & Sun)
    Duration: 2 Weeks
  • Study Modes: (Classroom/Virtual/OnSite)
  • What is included:
    instructor-led hands training,
    passing guarantee or free retraining, Lab access during the course, Course Material
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Course Insight

CDCS – Certified Data Centre Specialist is the second training in the EPI Design and Build training track under the EPI Data Centre Training Framework. CDCS is the advance level for Data Centre Professionals and this 3-day course will further increase attendees to a level being a compatible sparring partner with suppliers and they will be able to verify offers provided by vendors for correctness, effectiveness and efficiency.

You will learn the phases of a data centre life cycle Planning, re-alignment and continuous improvement Standards and Rating Level Definitions.

Prerequisites
  • A valid CDCP® certificate
What will you gain after this course

After completion of the course the participant will be able to:

  • Understand data centre life cycle Planning, re-alignment and continuous improvement Standards and Rating Level Definitions
  • Achieve and improve hi-availability and manage the ability of the Data Centre
  • CDCS is a pre-requisite for CDCE certification
JOBS YOU CAN GET WITH A CDCS CERTIFICATION
  • Systems Engineer
  • Data Centre Manager
  • Operations / Floor / Facility Manager
  • Network Engineer
  • Information Technology (IT) Consultant
Corporate Group Training
  • Customized Training
  • Onsite / Virtual
  • Instructor-led Delivery
  • For small to large groups

Dates & prices

This is an On-Demand course. Please call us on 02085347556 to arrange the training as per your requirement.

Course Contents

  • Understand the design life cycle of data centres and the stages involved
  • Discuss the data centre requirements in a great level of detail with vendors, suppliers and contractors to ensure that these requirements are met
  • Validate design plans, quotes and GSers proposed by vendors/contractors
  • Understand redundancy levels for both the data centre design/setup and maintenance
  • Understand the various building considerations such as bulletproofing, mitigation of seismic activity, fire ratings and thermal stability
  • Understand how to install a raised floor that meets requirements, avoiding misalignment, level differences and leakage
  • Understand how to read a Single Line Electrical Diagram to identify and avoid the most common design issues
  • Choose the correct UPS and parallel configuration, learn and avoid classic parallel installation mistakes
  • Understand how to calculate battery banks, validate offered configurations to ensure they meet requirements
  • Understand what distance to keep to avoid EMF issues for human safety and equipment disturbances
  • Understand the fundamental cooling setup, CFM, Delta-T and other important factors
  • Understand contamination factors and limitations
  • Understand full details of fire suppression options, how to calculate gas content and verify installations
  • Understand how to measure data centre energy efficiency and how to improve it

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