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Data Centre Operation and Maintenance for Engineers Discount

Programme Code 10005497-08 Confirmed
Start Date08-06-2018
Kar Lee, Tel: 27885029
Angela Chum, Tel: 27886366

Programme Info

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Benefits of Attending

  • Know how to respond to an emergencies such as power outage or cooling failure at a data centre.
  • Understand the operation of Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) and Computer Room Air Conditioner (CRAC) systems and other Mechanical & Electrical (M&E) plants inside a data centre.
  • Learn and apply Data Centre (DC) maintenance strategies and their operation and maintenance.
  • Know how to resolve complex data centre system breakdowns and resume normal operations.
  • Ensure working order of maintenance in computer rooms
  • In depth study of the Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) and Computer Room Air Conditioner (CRAC) system and their energy efficient operations.

Nature and Objective

A data centre is a facility designed for providing uninterrupted services to data processing operations. It consolidates information technology resources to enable computerized services, applications and transactions. Many IT professional and facility managers are challenged with enhancing data centre performance while keeping the maintenance and operation costs down.

Realizing the importance of the profession, Hong Kong Productivity Council and the Institution of Data Centre Engineers jointly organized this course to further explore plant operation management and M&E topics of data centres. This course equips participants with a comprehensive knowledge of modern data centre's operation and maintenance strategies. It adopts a practical and specialized approach to enable participants to apply what they have learned from discussion case studies and practical experience sharing.


  1. Emergency Operation and Response
  2. M&E Plant in General
  3. Mission Critical Systems
  4. Maintenance Management
  5. Individual Plant in Details
  6. Operation & Maintenance Strategy
  7. Individual Plant in Details
  8. Common Breakdowns and Resolutions
  9. Office Area Maintenance
  10. Preventive Maintenance
  11. Special Topic 1 - CRAC Systems
  12. Special Topic 2 - UPS system
  13. New Additions

Who Should Attend

The course is designed for engineers, managers and contractors who are responsible for highly critical systems like UPS and CRAC systems, etc. in data centre. It is also suitable for centre engineers and managers in banking and financial investment.


Medium of Instruction

Cantonese with English hand-outs


Method of Teaching

Lectures with class exercises, case studies, stories and/or videos etc.


Date & Time

8 June 2018 (Fri), 9:30am – 5:00pm

Course Fee

HK$1,900 / HK$1,710*
*enrol on/before 25 May 2018 / Member of Co-organizer or Supporting Organization


Award of Certificate

Participants who have attended the course will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance by the Hong Kong Productivity Council and the Institution of Data Centre Engineers.


Recognition of Certificate

The course is accredited by the Institution of Data Centre Engineers as satisfying for Full Member (MIDCE) academic requirement pending on experience. Holder of this Certificate of Attendance with sufficient experience can apply for the MIDCE.

Participants who are awarded the Certificate of Attendance will be recognized to have Professional Development Record (equivalent to Continuing Professional Development Record) of Institution of Data Centre Engineers.

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