About this course

Course code TPCDCMP-F
Duration 6 Days
Special Notices

It is essential that you bring a device with wireless capability, and unrestricted access to the internet as the program is delivered via an online learning management system. The log in process will be explained at the start of your program. The recommended web browser is Internet Explorer 11 but the system supports all web browsers. The program content also requires a PDF reader, adobe flash player and Microsoft word and excel.

The CDCMP™ course comprises a comprehensive program that explores and addresses all the various elements associated with managing a data centre - from understanding basic design principles and the physical infrastructure, to project management strategies and clear understanding the latest auditing tools.

Regulations and codes of practice are examined in detail with case studies utilised to demonstrate what constitutes best practice. Continually updated to reflect the key industry developments, the CDCMP™ also takes into account the requirements of the latest version of the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centre Energy Efficiency plus other current Best Practices and accreditations.

The course is designed for individuals wishing to enhance their ability to effectively manage, control and improve the operational effectiveness of the data centre environments they are responsible for. Suitable for those with experience in a data centre management environment, the course covers in-depth issues on a wide range of relevant topics and is consistently updated to reflect the latest trends and developments within the industry.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Upon completion successful delegates will have an unrivaled understanding of how to effectively manage the data centre environments to optimise their effectiveness in a more efficiency manner to meet the operation demands of the business.


A three-day course covers the essential elements of data centre management including design strategies and principles, project management delivery and managing the data centre with the use of applicable management tools plus a four-day course comprises an in-depth analysis of the vital elements of data centre management - physical infrastructure components, business, operational and supporting strategies, compliance (National & International) and auditing.

Topics such as management of processes, people and plant, business and IT strategies, and legislation and regulations are all covered.

Core Unit breakdown:

  • What is a Data Centre?
  • Understanding Basic Design Principles
  • Physical Infrastructure
  • Project Management
  • Managing the Data Centre
  • Management Tools

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

  • Units towards a Level 5 BTEC Advanced Professional Award in Data Centre Management
  • Certified Data Centre Management (CDCM™) certification

Advanced Unit breakdown:

Data Centre Physical

  • Purpose
  • Management of Processes
  • Management of People
  • Management of Plant
  • Management of Services
  • Financial Management

Data Centre Strategies

  • Business Strategy
  • IT Strategy
  • Data Centre Supporting Strategies

Data Centre Compliance

  • Legislation & Regulations
  • Standards
  • Codes of Practice

Data Centre Auditing

  • The Audit Process
  • Physical Audit
  • Performance Audits
  • Environment Audits
  • Asset Management

On successful completion of the CDCMP™ Professional Unit you will gain:

  • Certified Data Centre Management Professional (CDCMP™) certification
  • Level 5 BTEC Advanced Professional Award in Data Centre Management


  • RCDD - 24
  • RITP - 24
  • NTS - 24
  • ITS2 - 24
  • TECH - 24

6 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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