Gain the knowledge and authority to communicate data centre needs to upper management and positively influence spending decisions. Armed with the Accredited Tier Specialist (ATS) skill set, you will be more effective at maintaining and improving site performance, reliability, and efficiency, and delivering business value.
If you and your team are responsible for data centre uptime and performance, the ATS course provides the critical knowledge you need to keep systems and operations humming smoothly. Course participants learn how to satisfy Tier level requirements and business objectives at the same time.
ATS is a 16 hour course and accreditation examination for data centre managers and operators. It provides the knowledge you need to apply the Tier Standards and ensure that critical facilities — for which you are directly responsible — are designed, built, and operated to meet the needs of the business. The course is also applicable to outside experts who support data centre managers.
Why the Accredited Tier Specialist (ATS)?
The ATS curriculum provides instruction on the Tier Standard: Topology and Tier Standard: Operational Sustainability, giving you a thorough grounding in the standards and their application throughout the data centre lifecycle.
Benefits of completing the ATS course include:
Tier Classification System
Staffing & Organisation
Training, Planning & Operations
Building Characteristics & Commissioning
Site Location Risk
The course is 16 hours, live remote Instructor-led, of intensive instruction and hands-on exercises, providing advanced analysis and detailed application of the Tiers and culminating in an examination.
This data centre management course was built specifically for the professionals responsible for data centre uptime. It provides a level of detail suitable to educate data centre owners on how Tier Standards interact with their critical facilities. By applying these Tier Standards, you will learn how to maximise the compliance, efficiency and productivity of your business's tier systems. You will also understand the facts and myths surrounding the Tier Classification System and be able to make the best possible call for your business.
Individuals who will directly benefit from the ATS course are:
This program is open to all professionals involved in data centre management and oversight and does not require a licensed credential. This program focuses on data centre management and does not address IT topology, IT architecture, installation/maintenance of equipment or software.
The ATS course will help advance your career by equipping you with the key skills in managing data centres to align with business objectives, communication techniques to articulate data centre needs and priorities to leadership and tactics to influence spending decisions at the executive level.
Successful completion of the ATS course, demonstrated through examination at the end of the course, will result in an Uptime Institute endorsement of the individual as an Accredited Tier Specialist.
Professional course cost is US$4,985 per participant. This course is CPD accredited and may also qualify for your country's Professional Development Hours (PDHs) requirements (may not be applicable in all countries).