Training & Education
BICSI revises Data Centre Design Consultant program
By Kavita Sabharwal-Chomiuk
Sept. 9, 2019 – BICSI has released the final two pieces of its newly revised Data Center Design Consultant (DCDC) Program:
- DC102: Applied Data Center Design and Best Practices Training Course
- Data Center Design Consultant (DCDC) Credential Exam
Revised to reflect recent data center and technology trends, BICSI’s DC102 course provides an in-depth overview of best practices for designing data centers. During this five-day course, students are introduced to various data center infrastructure systems and may apply what they learn by participating in case studies, discussions and real-world scenarios. Students can also gain practical experience in ICT data center design best practices.
The new credentialing exam identifies the duties and tasks within many areas of expertise, including: Concept Planning & Analysis and Systems, including Architectural and Space Design, Mechanical and Electrical. The exam also expands into Information Technology/Ancillary Systems/Communications Connectivity, Data Center Operations & Maintenance Assessment, Security Assessment and Construction Administration & Commissioning.
Find more information on BICSI’s data center program and the DCDC credential at www.bicsi.org/DCDC.