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Uptime Institute Professional Services Accreditations
As an integral part of its expanded Tier Program, the Uptime Institute is pleased to offer the Accredited Tier Designer®, Accredited Tier Specialist® and Accredited Operations Specialist® curriculum. Additionally, Uptime Institute is introducing Advanced Seminars, intensive one-day courses focusing on continued development. Successful completion of the Uptime Institute Advanced Seminars can result in Professional and Expert designations in ATD, ATS, and AOS Accreditations. All courses are developed, delivered, and maintained by Uptime Institute Professional Services. Course Tuition for ATD, ATS, and AOS is US$4,985/attendee and will be invoiced upon acceptance into the course. Course Tuition for the Advanced Seminars is US$2,485/attendee. ATD, ATS, and AOS alumni will receive a reduced rate at US$1,985/attendee. Tuition does not include travel or expenses.



Data Center Career Advancement Track
Expert
EXPERT Valid for 3 Years
  1. Must complete two additional advanced seminars (4 total).
  2. Have submitted content for UI media in the last 3 years.
Keep your designation current by attending one advanced seminar per year.
Expert
Professional
PROFESSIONAL Valid for 3 Years
  1. Must complete two advanced seminars.
  2. Have submitted content for UI media in the last 3 years.
Keep your designation current by attending one advanced seminar per year.
Expert
Accredited
ACCREDITED
  1. Must complete in-depth, in-person training.
  2. Receive passing score on examination.

Map to Accreditations
Now available - Take your career even further with Professional and Expert designations of the ATD, ATS and AOS certifications.
See Advance Seminars for more information on courses designed to extend your career path with more senior designations and continued education opportunities.
ATD ATS AOS
Audience
  • Engineers-of-Record
  • Design-Build Team Senior Project Managers
  • Project Owners’ Senior Engineering Representative
  • Licensed Professional Engineers with a design management role
Audience
Data Center Managers
Outside experts include:
  • Architects
  • Project Managers
  • Non-licensed design resources
  • Consultants
  • Builders/General Contractors
  • Sales Engineers
  • IT professionals (those with roles where facilities design & management knowledge is crucial to IT-side responsibilities)
  • Network Architects
  • Enterprise Architects
Audience
Critical facility operators
Professional Operations Managers
Data Center Facility Managers

Outside experts welcomed include:
  • Project Managers
  • Consultants
  • Network Architects
  • Enterprise Architects
Description
The Accredited Tier Designer course will provide instruction to design professionals on practical application of the Uptime Institute Tiers Standard.

Goals include:
  • Enhance Design Professionals’ understanding of the practical requirements of Tier-based design
  • Facilitate consistent application of Tier topology concepts
  • Cover Tier common issues and clarify misconceptions
Description
Accredited Tier Specialist was developed for the management team directly responsible for data center uptime.

Goals include:
  • Enhanced understanding of the Tier classification system, mechanical and electrical systems
  • Learn about additional tier requirements
  • Introduction to operational sustainability, staffing, and maintenance
  • Understand the importance of training, planning, and operations
  • Cover the importance of building characteristics
  • Review site location
Description
This course provides instruction to achieve a complete understanding of the concepts and criteria to complete and develop a comprehensive world class Management & Operations program for a critical facility.

Goals include:
  • Learn the concept of operations and maintenance
  • Cover the importance of staffing and maintaining a critical facility
  • Review the need for operational documentation
  • Learn about the importance of training
  • Cover the significance of capacity management
  • Learn about the value of Commissioning
  • Cover site location risk and execution.
Note: All courses are delivered over the course of three days, culminating in a proctored examination.


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