CDCE® is the premier certification for data centre professionals in the data centre design/build and related fields. This 5-day course is designed to prepare participants to analyse a given business case and perform technical evaluation for a project plan and a set of designs for the implementation of a mission critical data centre.
The course also engages participants in product evaluations and demonstrates how to select equipment and develop equipment test scripts (IET) and integrated performance and validation testing (IPVT). CDCE® builds upon knowledge gained in CDCP and CDCS courses. Participants who pass the exam will join the industry's elite data centre project design experts.
The primary audience for this course is any IT, facilities or data centre professional, who are involved in the design/build, renovation or relocation of a mission-critical data centre.
Participants must hold a valid CDCS® certificate in order to register for the CDCE® class.
After completion of the course the participant will be able to:
Data Centre Life Cycle
Test & Commissioning
Delivery Structure and Methods
The CDCE® course is lectured by an EPI Certified Instructor using a combination of lectures and question-and-answer sessions to discuss participants’ specific needs and issues experienced in their own environment. The CDCE® course is approximately 60% hands-on and 40% lecture. Participants are able to tap into the trainer’s extensive experience to enable them to solve practical problems in their current environment, thus adding tremendous value.
CDCE® course available in the following delivery formats:
Exam: Certified Data Centre Expert (CDCE®)
The CDCE® exam is in two parts: Part A is a 90-minute closed book exam, with 60 multiple-choice questions. For Part A, the candidate requires a minimum of 45 correct answers to pass the exam. Part B is a 90-minute closed book exam, with 25 open questions. For Part B the candidate needs to obtain a minimum of 75% to pass.
Certification and Accreditation
CDCE® is world-wide accredited by EXIN.
Attendees who pass the exam will be awarded the internationally accredited and recognised 'Certified Data Centre Expert' certificate (CDCE®).
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