In the three-day CTDC® course, the participant will learn how to design an ANSI/TIA-942 compliant data centre. It will provide a clear understanding of the requirements of the ANSI/TIA-942 Standard and possible implementation variations. This course is well suited for all types of data centres, be it enterprise data centres or multi-tenant, third party data centres such as co-location, managed services and cloud service providers.
The primary audience for this course are professionals involved with designing, building, maintaining and operating mission critical data centres and those who wish to attend the CTIA® (Certified TIA-942 Internal Auditor) course.
Participants must possess a valid data centre training certificate such as CDCP® or any other approved equivalent. Please submit a copy of your certificate for verification upon registration for the CTDC® course.
Participants will receive the latest digital copy of the ANSI/TIA-942 Standard, valued at US$510.00. This is a single-user-license document which the participant can access anytime on his/her computing device and can be printed (once). Extensive reference is made to the ANSI/TIA-942 Standard during the training. Therefore participants are required to bring his/her computing device along for the training. For more information on the standard, please refer to www.tiaonline.org.
After completion of the course the participant will be able to:
Introduction to Data Centre Facilities
About the ANSI/TIA-942
Data Centre Space Planning
Data Centre Topologies
Recommendations for Energy Efficiency
Building Security & Safety
Building and Room Access
Room/Area Design Requirements
Delivery Structure and Methods
The CTDC® 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. 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.
CTDC® course available in the following delivery methods:
Exam: Certified TIA-942 Design Consultant (CTDC®)
The CTDC® exam is a 90 minutes closed-book certification exam consists of 60 multiple-choice questions. Candidates must achieve a minimum of 50 correct answers to pass the exam.
Certification & Accreditation
Candidates who successfully pass the exam will receive the official ‘Certified TIA-942 Design Consultant’ certificate. The CTDC® certificate is issued for the ANSI/TIA-942 version current at the time, which the candidate tested for. The certificate itself does not expire and stays relevant only for the stated ANSI/TIA-942 version.
CTDC® is world-wide accredited by EXIN.
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