These are comprehensive multi-day programs that provide deep insight into the workings of the PROFINET protocol. Upcoming dates and locations are listed below.


Hands-On Experience

Small Class Size

Individual Attention

Certified Training

PROFINET Fundamentals Course

PROFINET Certified Network Engineer & Installer Course


Engineering and Diagnostics

Installation, Design, Engineering, Diagnostics and Wireshark (packet level)

Target Audience

Sales, Business Developers, Distributors, Management

 Application Engineers, Technical Support / Maintenance, Product Developers, Solution Providers, OEMs, IT Staff, Sales, Business Developers, Distributors, Management

Main Topics

Ethernet and PROFINET basics

Communication Channels (NRT, RT, IRT overview)



Topology (basic)

Diagnostics - engineering tool

Diagnostic tools

I&M with engineering tool

Mirror ports + TAPs (user view)

Wireshark capture (user view)

Marketing comparisons

Ethernet and PROFINET basics + advanced

Communication Channels (NRT, RT, IRT)



Topology (advanced)

Diagnostics - engineering view + protocol

Diagnostic tools

Records + I&M (advanced)

Mirror ports + TAPs (advanced)

Wireshark capture + capture analysis

Marketing comparisons



Network infrastructure + design

Network load calculation + measurement

GSD Files

Certification test (practical + written)

Hands-On Lab Experience

Engineering tools, Wireshark (user view)

Engineering tools, commissioning tools + cable tester, network analysis tool, troubleshooting tools, integration tool, design tool, Wireshark


2 days

4.5 days



Yes (Network Engineer and Installer)
Qualifies for listing on PI website

Professional Development Hours

12 PDHs

24 PDHs



$2495 for members

Other Training Opportunities

  • The PROFINET Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Certified Installer Course is designed for those who install and maintain PROFINET installations. The class provides a mixture of theory and hands-on experience to give attendees the skill set they need, and the ability to put it into practice immediately. The course ends with both a written and practical test. Successful students will have their names listed on the PI International website as a Certified PROFINET Installer.

Upcoming PROFINET Courses

To register for an event, find one in your area and click on a specific link below for a syllabus, time schedule, and further details.

Monday, Dec 06, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton,

Johnson City, TN USA