About this Course

Duration 4 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.

Designed to provide an unrivalled level of knowledge about energy provision, use and management, this course is targeted at individuals who have responsibility for this aspect of their data centre and are determined to manage and use energy wisely while reducing CO2 emissions and saving money. The course covers in-depth issues on a wide range of relevant topics and is constantly updated to reflect the latest trends and issues.

Computer systems, servers, networking and other IT equipment use a tremendous amount of power which can spiral out of control if not properly managed, monitored and maintained. Data centres also utilise redundant and back up power supplies as well as air conditioning, fire suppression, security, alarms and other supporting systems. This type of high-power, high-density equipment places an additional burden on the energy use of the power supplies and cooling systems.

Combined with ever rising wholesale energy prices and legislation that penalises those using excessive amounts of electricity, energy is an issue that is foremost in the minds of those operating in the sector.

Undertaking the CDCEP™ course provides delegates with contemporary expertise and allows them to strategically plan and implement systems and procedures to deal with energy use. They will be given tangible tools and methods to enable real energy savings and capacity reclamation.

Continually updated to reflect the key industry developments, the CDCEP™ Advanced Professional Unit also takes into account the requirements of the latest version of the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres' Energy Efficiency.


  • You must have completed and passed the CDCEP™ Core Unit within the 36 month period prior to attending.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Those with CDCEP™ certification can demonstrate advanced knowledge and a holistic approach to improving energy efficiency in the data centre, through the creation of a comprehensive energy strategy and implementation plan that will provide long-term carbon reductions and financial savings.


Advanced Unit breakdown:

  • Introduction
  • Delivery of the Energy Efficient Plan
  • Site Specific Energy Audits
  • Energy Use Systems
  • System Specific Analysis
  • Analysis Tool-sets
  • Active Efficiency Measures
  • Return on Investment
  • Codes & Best Practices
  • Energy Awareness Adoption
  • Immediate Energy Actions (4C's)
  • Medium-Term CAPEX Actions
  • Long-Term CAPEX/OPEX Actions
  • Processes & Procedures
  • Future Technical Developments
  • Energy Efficiency Accreditations
  • Course Review

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

  • The Certified Data Centre Energy Professional (CDCEP™) certification
  • Level 5 BTEC Advanced Professional Award in Data Centre Energy

4 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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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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