Understanding Single Line Drawings

Duration: 1 Day    CPD: 7 hours     



Course Description


Designed for both ICT and M&E operatives, this one day course focuses on the conceptsof redundancy, concurrent maintainability and fault-tolerance in standards such as EN50600 and TIA-942-A and how that translates into single-line drawings.

Whether you have a new or existing facility, the single-line diagram is the vital roadmap for all future testing, service and maintenance activities

Who should attend?


  • Consulting Engineers (Mechanical & Electrical) upskilling or transitioning to data center projects.

  • Critical infrastructure engineers from data center operators responsible for facilities operations.

  • Sales engineers and product engineering staff from technology vendors looking for broader awareness of their market

This course has met the required standards of the organisations listed below and is approved, accredited, validated or endorsed by them. More details of our relationship with each and the process for gaining credit equivalencies is available upon request.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to Single Line mechanical drawings/ Symbols, typical drawings – examples

  • Principles of data center power systems, redundancy and resilience

  • A review of major components, including transformers, generators, UPS, fans, pumps,heat-exchange coils & chillers and variable speed drives

  • Switch gear, controls and power distribution, circuit protection

  • Principles of data center cooling systems, temperature & humidity control

  • Pipe-work, valves and cooling distribution

Course Calendar & Costs


Below are public classroom dates for Understanding Single Line Drawings. Prices are shown in local currency however will display in USD on next screen. You will be given a choice of currency to pay in at point of transaction or when requesting pro forma invoice. 



7 Dec 2020

1 day

9AM - 5PM

Exam & Certificate


Students must complete a supervised open-book online examination on the final afternoon of the course (1 hour). A score of <60% will constitute a pass mark - course work activities will also be taken into consideration by the Instructor.

A certificate of completion will be available for students to download from their online account page that reflects the 7 CPDs they have earned. This can be used against annual professional development hour requirements of numerous professional bodies.

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