Accredited Tier Professional


With Uptime Institute's Accredited Tier Professional program, you can take the next step with your career by expanding your knowledge and expertise on advanced and innovative Mechanical & Electrical Solutions for data centers that meet Tier standards. This course is designed for graduates of Accredited Tier Designer or Accredited Tier Specialist programs.

Following on from completion of Accredited Tier Designer or Accredited Tier Specialist, the Accredited Tier Professional program provides expanded applications of Mechanical & Electrical designs within each Tier, as well as looking at more challenging and unique technologies.

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Accredited Tier Professional Program Overview

Program Target Audience

  • Engineers-of-Record
  • Design-Build Team Senior Project Managers
  • Project Owners’ Senior Engineering Representative
  • Licensed Professional Engineers with a Design Management Role

Program Objectives

  • Apply expanded applications of Mechanical & Electrical solutions within each Tier
  • Create and implement unique and challenging applications of various Mechanical & Electrical technologies
  • Meet Tier requirements and create a foundation for data center operations by learning how to optimize Mechanical & Electrical design

Program Prerequisites

  • Graduation from Accredited Tier Designer or Accredited Tier Specialist
  • 24 months of design experience within a data center or critical facility is recommended
  • Contact [email protected] if you have questions about this program

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Over ten thousand graduates from over 100 countries around the world have looked to Uptime Institute to help them grow their business and advance their careers.
For designers, project managers and data center owners, the Accredited Tier Professional designation helps them advance their career by showing a dedication to professionalism and a commitment to staying up to date on the latest practices in Mechanical & Electrical technologies and their benefits to the overall data center or critical facility.
For vendors and consulting firms, Accredited Tier Professional designations help companies differentiate themselves from the competition, standing out as Tier expert and showcasing their commitment to training and professional development for the benefit of their customers.

Who Can Benefit From This Course?

Accredited Tier Designer and Accredited Tier Specialist alumni that are wanting to continue their learning will greatly benefit from this course. The Accredited Tier Professional program is ideal for those wanting to stand out from their peers with an extra forward-thinking accreditation. It is also of great benefit for those involved in Tier Certification projects as the knowledge gained in the course will help to fast-track the organisations achievements.

What Should I Expect From This Course?

The Accredited Tier Professional program is comprised of five half-day sessions with exam. This program provides advanced analysis and detail applications of the Tiers and culminates in an exam for receiving your accreditation. After completing this course, you will have enhanced data center design skills.

Why Choose Uptime Institute?

Uptime Institute has educated more than 10,000 professionals in over 100 countries. As the leader in data center education, Uptime Institute issues accreditations that verify a thorough understanding of the Tier Standard and allow you to make great improvements for your team. Prevent downtime and keep your systems running at maximum efficiency with the knowledge you will acquire from the Accredited Tier Professional program.

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