DC102: Applied data center design and best practices

Price: $3,995.00 (Excluding GST)
Duration: 5 days
Prerequisites: Nil

$3,995.00 (Excluding GST)

Pathway to the BICSI DCDC Credential*
International Best Practice Design Standards
Instructor Led Course

Get an in-depth review of best practices for designing data centers.

In this Data center design course you will be introduced to various data center infrastructure systems. In addition, you will have an opportunity to apply what you have learned by engaging in case studies, discussions and real-world scenarios, as well as gain practical application in ICT data center design best practices.

After completing this course, you will be able to design a data center based on a set of given requirements; this will include both new and retrofit designs.

A variety of hands-on exercises, including the final group project, will help reinforce material and prepare students for real-world scenarios.

* Note: The DCDC exam is not included in the course fee. You must apply and register for the exam separately. You may complete an exam application online at bicsi.org/dcdc

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone involved in planning, implementing, operating and making critical data center decisions
  • Architects
  • Data center professionals
  • Designers
  • Engineers
  • Facility managers
  • IT professionals
  • Project managers
  • Telecommunications professionals



AUD $3995 plus GST
AUD $600 is required on enrolment to secure your place on the course


Entry Requirements:

DC102 is designed for those who have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in data center design and/or construction. If you do not meet the experience requirements, BICSI strongly recommends that you complete the Introduction to Data Center Design online course prior to enrolling in DC102.


WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING to your Applied data center design course

  • Proof of identity to show your instructor – this can be either a current driver’s licence, passport or company photo ID
  • Current version of the ANSI/BICSI 002-2019 Standard
  • Laptop or Tablet

This is a non-accredited training program. Participants who successfully complete this program will be issued with a Certificate of Completion.

Course information

DC102: Applied data center design & best practices course will cover:

  • Data center design process
  • Site location
  • Building and support spaces
  • Computer room layout
  • Electrical systems
  • Bonding and grounding (earthing)
  • Mechanical systems
  • Telecommunications and IT
  • Ancillary systems
  • Security systems
  • Fire protection systems
  • Building automation systems (BAS)
  • Lighting
  • Security plan


Exam and Credentialing

The DCDC exam and associated credentialing is not included in the course fee. You must apply and register for the exam separately. You may complete an exam application online at www.bicsi.org/education-certification/certification/dcdc

Required Materials:

All students must purchase the ANSI/BICSI 002-2019 standard prior to attending class and bring it with them each day of the class. Students can purchase via this link www.bicsi.org/standards/bicsi-standards/available-standards-store/singlepurchase/ansi-bicsi-002-2019

Students must also bring a laptop or tablet to class each day

Dates & Locations

We train in most capital cities throughout Australia including: Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart and Darwin. We also arrange training in regional areas by request.

Upcoming dates:

Here you can view our upcoming courses. If you are interested in a course please send an enquiry via the COURSE ENQUIRY section below.

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If the courses are full or we don’t have dates you can attend, please join our waiting list

Terms & Conditions

<h3>Deposit Terms:</h3>
A deposit of $600 is required at the time of registration. Deposits are fully refundable up to thirty (30) days from the scheduled course
commencement date. Cancellations made within thirty (30) days of the scheduled course commencement will forfeit the deposit.
<h3>Course Confirmation:</h3>
The course will be confirmed thirty (30) days from the scheduled start date on receipt of at least six (6) enrolments with paid deposits. If any date changes or course cancellations are initiated by JB Hunter, deposits will be fully refundable.

Course Enquiry

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