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The IDX Academy

Our IDX Academy offers engaging training for those working in industrial environments. We are a Certified PROFIBUS and PROFINET International Competence Centre (PICC) and we offer structured programmes which combine both the theory and practical skills required within a working environment.

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Excellence since 2001

We have gained valuable experience over the last two decades and we are excited to share our knowledge with your team.

Online Training

We can meet all your digital learning needs with our online learning resources. Contact us to find out which courses we offer online.

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Certification

Receive a certificate upon the successful completion of our theoretical and practical examinations. 

CPD Points

Earn CPD points on selected Fieldbus Courses to develop your ICT skills, knowledge and experience.

Fieldbus Training Courses

Certified PROFIBUS Installer

Learn how to install and maintain PROFIBUS DP Networks by gaining a solid foundation in PROFIBUS International’s installation standards and guidelines.

Certified PROFIBUS Engineer

Learn how to install, maintain, and troubleshoot PROFIBUS DP Networks by gaining a solid foundation in PROFIBUS International’s installation standards and guidelines.

Certified PROFIBUS PA Engineer

Learn how to design, implement, and maintain PROFIBUS PA Networks by gaining a solid foundation in PROFIBUS International’s installation standards and guidelines.

Certified PROFIBUS System Designer

A top-down approach to designing a modern automation and control system and helps managers and designers to make the correct decisions from the project beginning.

Certified PROFINET Engineer

Learn how to install, maintain and troubleshoot PROFINET Networks by gaining a solid foundation in PROFINET International’s installation standards and guidelines.

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Actuator Sensor-Interface (AS-i)

This course provides you with both theoretical and practical knowledge of AS-i, the gateways to PROFIBUS and PROFINET and provides the fundamental Fieldbus knowledge on AS-i.

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CANbus

The course begins with an introduction to CANopen and its history. We see where CANopen fits in as a digital communications system and what its advantages are over traditional analogue systems.

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Modbus

The course begins with an introduction to what Modbus is and its history. We see where Modbus fits in as a digital communications system and the additional flexibility of Modbus TCP.

Product Training Courses

Anybus Communicator

This course focuses on setting up the sub-network side of the Anybus Communicator. The aim of this training session is to familiarise our customers on the Anybus Communicator so that they can effectively use it for their specific applications.

ProfiTrace

This training is concentrated on the number 1 troubleshooting tool for PROFIBUS networks. Learn how to use the powerful features to identify errors, speed up maintenance, accelerate commissioning and optimise network performance.

ComBricks

This training is focused on the number 1 permanent monitoring tool for PROFIBUS and PROFINET networks. You will learn how to use the powerful features to identify errors, speed up maintenance, accelerate commissioning and optimise network performance.

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PI Client (Basic and Advanced)

Learn about ProcessBook and Datalink in the basic training session. The advanced session consists of ProcessBook, Datalink, PI Vision, PI Asset Framework.

PI Asset Framework

This training session teaches you how to successfully model your processes and equipment using the PI Asset Framework (AF) Server.

PI System Manager

This course focuses on the server-side of the PI System, and it will provide a working knowledge of the tasks required to maintain a PI System and support the technical needs of its users.

Benefits of training with us

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Improve cost of ownership

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Increase efficiencies in processes

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Reduce wastage

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Uniformity of work processes

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Enhance organisational structure

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Better workplace environment

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Magnifies company reputation

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Adopt new technologies

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Increase productivity

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Elevate employee performance

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Expand job satisfaction levels

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Empower your employees

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Well-maintained and modern facilities where you can study

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Facilitator-lead training and small classes ensure individual attention

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All programmes are in demand, relevant and updated frequently

Why study at the IDX Academy?

The IDX Academy received its certification from PROFIBUS International (PI) to become the first, and only, Certified PROFIBUS International Competence Centre (PICC) on the continent of Africa in 2001.

Later, with the emergence of PROFINET, the IDX Academy extended its PI Certification to include PROFINET and to become a Certified PROFINET International Competence Centre (PICC) as well.

We have been training for over 20 years’ and we are one of the most active training companies in the industry involved in devising, developing and delivering accredited training programmes. We train more installers than anyone else.

Our extensive training faculty includes industry experts who combine latest coaching methodologies to provide a well-rounded theoretical and practical approach to the course.

What Our Students Say

The course was very good. Thank you.

Thabiso

Randwater

Very organised and the training material is excellent. I enjoyed this course.

Remind Sambo

Anglo American

What an excellent course!

Hermanus du Preez

Anglo Platinum

World-class Training Experience

We train the best to build the best. For over two decades, we have been delivering quality training, qualifying hundreds of skilled technicians and engineers all around Africa. Contact us for more information

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