About this course

Course code TPCDCTP-P
Duration 2 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.

This course 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 anyone that has day-to-day responsibility for the smooth running of these mission critical facilities.

Ensuring zero downtime within the data centre environment involves having people on board that have unrivalled technical skills regarding every element of these facilities. Those with CDCTP™ certification are increasingly seen as vital to the smooth running of any data centre operation and the course will give delegates the ability to identify, decipher and remedy potential problems quickly, decisively and accurately.

The CDCTP™ Advanced Professional Unit identifies the key compliance issues that could be encountered by a data centre technician on a day-to-day basis and gives guidance on how operational procedures help to mitigate the possibility of error.


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

Delegates will learn how to

  • 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.


The two-day CDCTP™ Advanced Professional Unit is classroom based and led by one of the supplier's expert instructors. It addresses the wide range of subjects relevant to the data centre technician including the latest policy, procedure and compliance issues, and measuring, monitoring and auditing techniques.

It examines topics such as data protection, key performance indicators (KPIs), health and safety, electrical regulations, power and cooling, access control, efficiency metrics, risk assessments and auditing.

Professional Unit breakdown:

Measure, Monitor & Auditing

  • The scope of the MMA processes
  • Metrics
  • Measurement methods
  • Risk Management
  • Audits

Policies, Procedures & Compliance

  • Legislation - Data Related
  • Legislation - Non-Data Related
  • Standards - Data Related
  • Standards - Non Data Related
  • Codes of Conduct
  • Impact of Operational Procedures

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

  • The Certified Data Centre Technician Professional (CDCTP™) certification
  • Data Centre Technician Level 4 BTEC Professional Award

2 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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