DCS®- Design Engineering
- 84 Hours
Demonstrate your competence in data center design
Demonstrate your competence in data center design engineering with a globally recognised credential that proves to employers and customers that you're up to date with industry best practice.
This Data Center Specialist credential comprises a total of 84 hours of instructor-led classroom training. DCS® is the highest certification level that an individual can achieve on our career progression framework. It demonstrates a significant commitment to professional development and inspires confidence in customers and employers alike.
Do you fit the DCS® profile?
Current DCS® holders are made up of directors, supervisors, coordinators, consultants, analysts and various other specialist-level positions in just about every area of the data center and data center industry. While there is no minimum requirement regarding years of industry experience, this credential track is recommended for data center professionals who have been working in the industry for at least four years.
What are the benefits?
By successfully completing the 4 required instructor-led courses that make up this credential pathway, you will be awarded the DCS® Design Engineering credential that you can use after your name in the public domain. You will also earn 84 CPD/PDH points which can be used against other professional memberships and certifications. We will provide you with a digital badge and certificate which can be shared with your network, as well as a print-quality certificate. To learn more about digital badges and certificates click here.
How long is the credential valid?
The DCS® credential is valid for two years from the date of issue. DCPro will contact you prior to the last 12-months of your credential period to discuss your recertification plan. For more information regarding recertification, click here.
In terms of how my training helped me in the day to day requirements of my role as a Global Data Center Lead at GSK, the Cooling Professional and Power Professional courses were particularly useful. Cooling Pro was essential in my learning of how to properly finetune cooling mechanics, while Power Pro was key to my work with the generators and uninterruptible power supplies, especially when it came to improving efficiency.Prash Wimalaratnam | Global Data Center Lead | GSK