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Data Centre Infrastructure

Foundation Certificate

This certification aims to provide candidates with an understanding of the importance of data centre design and explains best practice and the options when it comes to operating efficiently.

Who is this aimed at?

Anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in the management of a data centre or computer room.

What are the entry requirements?

None. Training with a BCS accredited training provider is recommended.

What format is the exam?

  • One hour ‘closed book’
  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)

Where can I take the exam?

With an accredited training provider

Where can I read more?

You can read more in the syllabus.

What can I do next?

There are intermediate certificates in data centre management and energy and cost management. You may also be interested in joining our Data Centre Specialist Group.

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualification in Wales, CCEA or SQA.