HELHA - Haute Ecole Louvain en Hainaut

The HELHa Engineer university college has developed the Data Center program on facilities maintenance in partnership with international academic institutes and industry providers including Google, LCL Data Centers, Schneider Electric, Group IPS and Technord in order to meet the growing need for upskilling of maintenance staff in the industry.

Data center maintenance is crucial because the service needs to work 24h/24h, 7 days a week with optimum energy efficiency, high responsiveness and significant security constraints. The management of these data center requires, for the people who works there, to master technical skills as PLC programmable, electrical maintenance, data operations, method of cooling, quality process…


Duration 2 years or depending on your background
Level 7 (EU) – MASTER LEVEL Recognized by Belgian authorities
Possible career pathway Data center design and operations engineer, Hardware operation engineer, Quality engineer, Sustainability engineer
Methodology Online courses with on-campus lab work on industrial technology
Minimal Requirement Technical bachelor (level 6 EU)
Language English (B2)
Timeline Enrolment ends on September 15th, classes start in October and end in June
Fees 3500 euros/year

in partnership with

Google - partner of HELHa datacenter trainingInfrastructure Masons - partner of HELHa datacenter trainingLCL Data Centers - partner of HELHa datacenter trainingSchneider Electric - partner of HELHa data center trainingAgoria - partner of HELHa datacenter trainingGroup - IPS - partner of HELHa datacenter trainingTechnord - partner of HELHa datacenter training

Target Audiences

The purpose of this new certification is to provide the Data Center industry with staff who are qualified to provide the proficient and in-depth skills necessary for the technical management and operation of data center facilities.

  • People working in European data centers,
  • People working at their suppliers,
  • Anyone wishing to have a certification in the datacenter maintenance.

HELHa Data Center Engineering Program - Upskil your competences !


IMASONS scholarship!
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Infrastructure Masons offer a 2500 $ scholarship on https://imasons.org/scholarships/

Training location

The training consists of online courses and laboratories (one week/year).

The laboratories take place at the HELHa College in Belgium.

159 Chaussée de Binche
7000 Mons