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Certified PROFINET Engineer

This high tech course provides detailed knowledge on PROFINET and the advantages it offers your automation and production processes. This training will help employees prevent mistakes in planning, installing, and troubleshooting PROFINET networks.

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Course Duration

This course is completed within three days. It includes a theoretical and practical aspect.

CPD Points

You will earn three CPD points upon successful completion of this course.



Receive an internationally recognised certificate after passing the exams.

Course Outline and Certification

This course provides an in-depth view of the PROFINET network. Students learn how to design, install, commission, and troubleshoot a PROFINET network.

Using demonstration boards, which integrate a wide range of standard industrial devices, some of the topics discussed include Ethernet basics, network components, time scheduling, and sequences.

The course gets right down to the protocol/packet level and includes information on the bus parameters.

Students also learn about PROFINET monitoring, diagnostics and troubleshooting using tools such as Netilities and GSDML file viewers.

At the end of this course, you will be able to confidently assess and troubleshoot the necessary PROFINET requirements for your industrial infrastructure.

Who should attend? Any individual that installs or provides technical support to PROFINET networks.


This course is most beneficial if the attendee has a technical background or experience working in digital communications systems.

Occasional exposure to cabling PROFINET networks has been found to be insufficient in preparing potential candidates.

Have a good command of the English language

Be able to understand and interpret technical ideas and systems

Understand the basics of communications and what it entails

While the IDX Academy makes every effort to assist attendees in understanding the subject matter and associated concepts, the course time is limited and therefore the IDX Academy cannot be held responsible for attendees that fail to cope with the material covered.

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.


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