Certified PROFINET Installer + Troubleshooting & Maintenance ($1995)

Classroom On-site
12 Sep 2024 - 13 Sep 2024
Chicago,  United States of America
A practical workshop covering PROFINET troubleshooting and maintenance.


An internationally accredited course covering PROFINET network installation + Troubleshooting & Maintenance

Day one covers the basic but essential information for anyone who is involved with PROFINET at a technical level: designers, commissioning engineers, maintenance technicians, and of course installers.

Centered on PROFINET the topics apply to other Industrial Ethernet Technologies. Day two covers more advanced topics for commissioning, health checking, and fault finding on operational PROFINET systems.

No prior knowledge of Industrial Ethernet systems is required before attending however even very experienced network engineers who have previously attended the course say that they have gained valuable knowledge on how to avoid problems.


What will I learn in the course?

  • The techniques required to allow Ethernet to work in industrial environments
  • Interference pickup (EMC), cable routing and earthing considerations, earth potential problems and their avoidance
  • PROFINET conformance classes
  • Wiring and installation testing
  • The importance of GSDML files and PROFINET Device names
  • Common wiring and layout pitfalls, modern cable and connector systems
  • Considerations for network maintenance and commissioning
  • Network configuration and the use of GSDML files
  • Setup of network devices
  • Qualification criteria for PROFINET networks
  • The use of conformance Class B switches and their importance to the ongoing support of a PROFINET Network
  • The use of PROFINET monitoring tools to audit a network


Attendees will receive a certificate from PROFI International (PI) after successfully completing the course and accompanying tests (practical application + theory).

Course Details:

Training method: Presentation and hands-on workshops.

Cost: $1995.00

Duration: 2 days, including practical and theory exams.

Prerequisites: None.




12 Sep 2024 - 13 Sep 2024
Chicago, United States of America