Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP) | JFAM Synergy


Certified Data Centre Design Professional Training by CNet 

Since it was launched by CNet Training in 2005, the CDCDP™ has quickly established itself as the world’s leading designation for data centre professionals, with over 4,000 people having successfully completed the course.

An essential certification for individuals wishing to highlight their expertise and progress their career in the data centre sector, it has been designed by CNet Training’s renowned in-house experts to satisfy the need for skilled personnel who have the highest levels of knowledge and competency.

The CDCDP™ course comprises a comprehensive program that explores and addresses all the various elements associated with designing a data centre – from planning and designing physical infrastructure and electrical power supply to air conditioning and data cabling. British, European, US and International standards are examined in detail and case studies are used to demonstrate best practice. A comprehensive design exercise leads delegates through the varying steps, milestones and vital decisions that are needed throughout the configuration process.

Continually updated to reflect the key industry developments, the CDCDP™ also takes into account the requirements of the latest version of the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres’ Energy Efficiency.

Course Structure

The CDCDP™ course is classroom based and led by one of CNet Training’s expert instructors. It is divided into the following two units that can be taken independently in the following sequence:

1. Core Unit
This 3-day course covers the essential elements of data centre design including the importance of design project management, scoping the requirement, design strategy, raised access floors, cabinets, power, cooling, earthing and bonding, copper and fibre optic cabling, and cable management.

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

2. Advanced Professional Unit
This 4-day course comprises a comprehensive analysis of the four vital elements of data centre design – power, cooling, efficiency and management.

Post Completion

As well as achieving the prestigious CDCDP™ certification, delegates will also receive the Level 5 BTEC Advanced Professional Award in Data Centre Design.


The course is designed for individuals involved with, or responsible for, the management of an existing data centre or those looking to achieve best practice when designing and implementing these facilities. Suitable for those with experience in the data centre sector, the course covers in-depth issues on a wide range of relevant topics and is consistently updated to reflect the latest trends and developments.


Delegates will come away with a comprehensive insight into the essential elements of data centre design and how to address them in a variety of situations and applications.


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