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PROFIBUS Troubleshooting & Maintenance + Certified Installer Course – Canada

Event Date/Time:

November 15, 2021 - November 16, 2021

Location Information
Golden Pathways Retreat and B&B
3075 Wallace Point Rd
Peterborough , ON K9J 6Y3 Canada Map and Directions



Learn the skills to understand PROFIBUS DP and PA concepts, components, cabling, and be able to find, analyze and solve problems in PROFIBUS installations. Get hands-on experience with the latest PROFIBUS troubleshooting tools including, the all-in-one troubleshooting tool ProfiTrace 2 with Scopeware, and the permanent network monitor COMBRICK.

This course meets all the requirements of the Certified PROFIBUS Installers course. The course ends with a written and practical test. Successful students will be certified by PROFIBUS and PROFINET International as a Certified PROFIBUS Installer. Please note that the online version of this course does not include the test which requires in-person meeting.

Upon completion of this course, the student shall be able to:

  • Have an understanding of PROFIBUS concepts, components, and cabling
  • Find, analyze, and solve PROFIBUS installation problems
  • Use troubleshooting and maintenance tools

Download the Class Agenda

Course outline:

  • What is PROFIBUS DP
  • The different physical layers (RS-485 and MBP)
  • Cabling techniques
  • Grounding and shielding
  • DP/PA segment couplers, repeaters and OLMs
  • Diagnostic message
  • Fault finding strategies
  • Measurement tools

Hands-on exercises:

  • What a good network looks like
  • Common errors on DP
  • Common errors on PA
  • Permanent monitoring
  • Wiring
  • Setting up a PROFIBUS master and device
  • Diagnostic message
  • Common troubleshooting methods