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The IDX Academy

The IDX Academy offers engaging training for those working in industrial environments. We are a Certified PROFIBUS and PROFINET International Competence Centre (PICC) and offer structured programmes which combine both the theory and practical skills required for working with control networks and related technologies.

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Excellence since 2001

Two decades of industrial experience and knowledge to share with your team.



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

Online Training

A variety of learning resources online to meet your digital learning needs.

CPD Points

Earn CPD points on fieldbus courses to develop your professional industrial skills.

Fieldbus Training Courses

Certified PROFIBUS Installer

This is an excellent course to ensure that your employees are trained to install, maintain and troubleshoot a PROFIBUS faultless network.

Certified PROFIBUS Engineer

Gain an in-depth understanding of the technology, and what goes into implementing and maintaining well-structured and reliable PROFIBUS networks.

Certified PROFIBUS PA Engineer

Design, implement, and maintain PROFIBUS Networks by gaining a solid foundation in PROFIBUS International’s installation standards.

Certified PROFIBUS and PROFINET System Designer

Create PROFIBUS automation and control systems that help managers and designers make the correct decisions from the start of a project.

Certified PROFINET Engineer

This high tech course provides detailed knowledge on PROFINET and the advantages it offers your automation and production processes.


Actuator Sensor-Interface (AS-i)

This course covers the introduction, features, benefits and limitations of AS-i which will help you to connect, integrate and troubleshoot AS-i devices on your network. 



Learn the theory behind Modbus as well as RS485, RS232 and RS422 networking which will help you to connect, integrate and troubleshoot devices on your Modbus network.

OSIsoft PI Training Courses


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 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


Increase efficiencies in processes


Troubleshoot problems faster


Improve cost of ownership


Uniformity of work processes


Reduce wastage


Increase productivity


Adopt new technologies


Expand new job satisfaction levels


Empower employees

Why study at the IDX Academy?

Established in 2001, the IDX Academy offers industrial Information and Communications Technology (ICT) training.

The IDX Academy develops and teaches accredited courses, which combine both the theoretical and practical skills required, to efficiently manage any industrial network.

In 2004, the Academy received its certification from PROFIBUS International (PI) becoming the first and only Certified PROFIBUS International Competence Centre (PICC) in Africa.

With the emergence of PROFINET, the IDX Academy extended its portfolio and became a Certified PROFINET International Competence Centre (PICC) in 2011.

The IDX Academy is Africa’s first, and still the only, PICC with the scale and portfolio to deliver comprehensive, integrated, and industry-leading industrial training solutions.

What Our Students Say

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

“Well organised and the material was insightful for both the practical and theory test.”

“Very informative and enlightening based on the plant experience that I have.”

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

Our expertise lies in establishing, maintaining, and leveraging plant data for business benefit. Through our innovative solutions, we work alongside you to streamline processes, enhance efficiency, and reduce costly downtime.


Main: +27 (11) 548 9960
Sales: +27 (11) 548 9970