Certified PROFINET Network Engineer + PA Module + Installer | Sep 2024 – Online

Details Price Qty
Non-member Price $2,995.00 USD  
PI North America Member Price $2,495.00 USD  

  •  October 7, 2024 - October 11, 2024
     8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Learn the skills to design, install, commission, and troubleshoot PROFINET networks. This course illustrates practical installation issues, goes right down to the protocol/packet level, and includes detailed information on the bus parameters. You will also learn how to minimize the impact of EMC on the network and get hands-on experience with the latest PROFINET troubleshooting tools including; Wireshark, Netilities, and the permanent network monitor Atlas.

This course meets all the requirements of the Certified PROFINET Network Engineer course including the Certified PROFINET Engineer Network Process Automation module, and the Certified PROFINET Installers course. The course ends with a written and practical test. Successful students will be certified by PI as a Certified PROFINET Network Engineer, Certified PROFINET Network Engineer Process Automation, and a Certified PROFINET Installer.

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

  • Design a PROFINET network
  • Install and setup a PROFINET network
  • Understand concepts for hazardous area including 2WISE-approach
  • Decode a PROFINET packet and understand how the protocol works
  • Understand the basic bus parameters
  • Troubleshoot common and uncommon problems

Download the Class Agenda

Theory topics covered:

  • Introduction to Industrial Ethernet & OSI 7-layer model
  • Ethernet Protocols
  • Hubs, switches, routers, and firewalls
  • Network design & Redundancy
  • Physical layer and installation
  • Device model and Profiles
  • Setting up a PROFINET project
  • Ethernet-APL
  • Device integration via FDI
  • Hazardous areas
  • PROFINET Theory
  • Acyclic communications & diagnostic model
  • Fault finding strategies
  • Measurement tools (Wireshark)

Hands-on exercises:

  • Wiring lab
  • Design lab
  • Setting up a switch
  • Configuring a PROFINET network
  • Setting up APL devices
  • Device integration using PACTware and PDM
  • Diagnostics lab
  • Using Wireshark and other troubleshooting tools

USA Students Welcome!

Details Price Qty
Non-member Price $2,995.00 USD  
PI North America Member Price $2,495.00 USD