About this course

Course code TPCDCTP-F
Duration 5 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.

This course addresses the wide range of subjects necessary relevant to the data centre technician including the latest policy, procedure and compliance based legislation, standards and codes of conduct, as well as detailed analysis of current measuring, monitoring and auditing techniques.

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What will delegates get out of it?
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.


Core Unit
This three-day course covers the essential elements of being a data centre technician. Topics covered include data centre fundamentals, the physical infrastructure, business continuity and disaster recovery.

After completing the Core Unit delegates are awarded the CDCT™ designation.

Professional Unit
This two day course comprises an in-depth analysis of the advanced elements of being a data centre technician - policies, procedures and compliance, and how to successfully measure, monitor and audit.

Topics such as data and non-data related legislation, data and non-data related standards, regulations and codes of conduct, metrics, risk management and auditing are all covered in-depth.

Post Completion:
As well as achieving the prestigious CDCTP™ certification delegates will also receive the Data Centre Technician Level 4 BTEC Advanced Professional Award.

Core Unit

  • Data Centre Fundamentals
  • The Physical Infrastructure
  • Working in the Data Centre
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

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

  • Units towards a Data Centre Technician Level 4 BTEC Professional Award
  • Certified Data Centre Technician (CDCT™) certification
  • CNet Certificate
  • RCDD - 19
  • RITP - 19
  • NTS - 19
  • ITS2 - 15
  • TECH - 18

Advanced Unit

Policies, Procedures & Compliance

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

Measure, Monitor & Auditing

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

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

5 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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