Data Center Certified Associate (DCCA) Exam

For individuals who are interested in designing and building or upgrading the physical infrastructure of data centers, the Schneider Electric  give you a way to differentiate yourself in a job market that’s hungry for your skills. The Data Center Certified Associate, DCCA, Exam offered by Schneider Electric is a terrific entry-level certification for individuals who design, build and manage data centers as part of a data center-centric IT team.

Certified individuals will have a base level proficiency in the elements of cooling, power, racks, cabling, fire protection, management and physical security.

Exam Description

The DCCA certification focuses on proficiency working with physical data center infrastructures, such as power and cooling, racks, cabling, management and security.

The exam contains 100 questions. The DCCA exam is open book format, you may use any of the following when completing the exam: e-learning courses, course transcripts, course outlines, consult notes, printed materials etc.

Schneider Electric offers free training courses through its Energy University, and the DCCA courses can be completed in about 15 hours.

After you have submitted the exam, if you pass with a 70% or higher, a printable certificate of completion will be automatically generated for you. The certificates are only provided as a PDF (Adobe) file for printing from the Energy University learning management system. If you require a pre-printed certificate document, you need to email them at and one can be supplied to you.

Take Exam From Home

The exam can be taken from home. When you are ready to take the exam, you can register for the exam by following this path: Register for the Data Center Exam.

Once you purchase the exam you have 30 days to submit your exam. Make certain you have completed the necessary courses to prepare for the exam before purchase.

You must receive a 70% or higher to successfully pass the DCCA exam. Once you submit your exam through the online assessment tool, you will immediately be notified of your score. .

Duration of Exam

Once the candidate access the exam, he has 120 minutes to complete it.

Exam Fees

The cost per Exam is $250 USD. Pyapal and  credit card payment can be used for payment of Exam fees. All major credit cards will be accepted.

Policy Retake Exam

Candidates who do not pass an exam may retake an exam as soon as they wish, with or without corresponding training. Energy University does not require any waiting period for you to attempt to pass the Exam again. You must however repurchase the exam.

Free Course Training For The Exam

To prepare for the certification exam, Schneider Electric recommend taking through its Energy University the learning path titled “Data Center Certified Associate Exam” and review all of the course material and associated assessments for each course. A complete course transcript study guide is also available to you in your certification exam learning path. To enroll in the certification exam learning path please follow this navigation.

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