Data Center Foundation Certification Training Course

Data Center Foundation Certification Training Course Overview

This Course is designed to deliver foundation knowledge about data centre facilities infrastructure. It provides participants with global overview and knowledge on data centres which will be of advantage to the participants who are looking at joining the ranks of professionals working in the data centre, ICT, infrastructure or the mechanical and electrical (M&E) design industries.

It will also form a solid foundation for participants who wish to pursue his/her studies either academically or to further his/her industry specialisation with professional certification courses on data centre design/build, operations/governance and/or standards/compliance. With the tremendous growth of data and the data centres to support it, the demand for data centre professionals will grow in tandem.

Data Center Foundation Certification Training Course (Duration : 16 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Data Centres
  • History of data centres
  • Definition of different type data centres
Module 3: Data Centre Standards
  • List of standards
  • Rating definitions
Module 4: Data Centre Site Selection
  • Details are not available.
Module 5: Data Centre Facilities Areas
  • Listing of all areas and their functions
Module 6: Topology Designs
  • Definition of Ratings
Module 7: Components of the Power Infrastructure
  • Utility power
  • Transformers
  • Generators
  • Fuel systems
  • ATS
  • UPS systems
  • Batteries
  • Electric panels
  • Cabling/busbar systems
  • Power rails/strips
Module 8: Lights
  • Lights
  • Emergency lights
Module 9: Cooling Infrastructure
  • Chillers
  • DX Systems
  • Evaporators
  • Raised floor
  • Non-raised floor
  • Containment
Module 10: ICT/Network Infrastructure
  • Equipment racks
  • Network cabling (fibre, copper)
  • Cable trays and pathways
  • TIA-606 labelling
Module 11: Data Centre Security
  • Perimeter security
  • Physical protection
  • CCTV
  • Access control
  • Security management
Module 12: Fire Suppression
  • Detection systems
  • Suppression systems
  • Prevention systems
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire Safety
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Course Prerequisites

There is no pre-requisite for this course.

Target Audience:

This course is ideally suited for data centre new hires, internal data centre support staff, IT support staff who work in the data centre, helpdesk staff, vendors/suppliers who install/maintain data centre equipment, building maintenance staff including data centre cleaners and other supporting functions, and fresh graduates.

This course is also well suited for individuals working in data centre business support functions such as sales/pre-sales, HR, Finance and business administration.

Learning Objectives:

This course will prepare participants for entry into the exciting and high-growth data centre industry.

It will ensure that participants acquire the required basic knowledge to take on a wide variety of jobs in the data centre industry.

It will also provide the required knowledge and skill to further their training into specialised areas on data centre design/build, operations/governance or standards/compliance.