PROFINET User Training
at your premises

PROFINET User Training

Objectives of the training

Take the opportunity to conduct practice-oriented training at your premises. Don't hesitate to ask for an appointment at your convenience.

Within two days you are qualified in the theory and practice of PROFINET. With the taught knowledge of this user training you prevent mistakes in planning, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of PROFINET and ensure a reliable performance of your network.

Target Group

Employees from the departments planning, commissioning, maintenance and service.


The training is structured so that all participants become acquainted with the subject of PROFINET in a straightforward manner. Basic knowledge of industrial automation and Ethernet are recommended.

Content of the training

  • Introduction
    The Organisation PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International), Overview of the PROFINET fieldbus technology
  • Transmission Methods
    Similarities and differences to classical fieldbus systems, ISO/OSI seven-layer model, Differential voltage signal / reflections, Voltage signals / band width / bit rate / bit coding / transmission frequency, Full duplex / half duplex
  • IP Address / Subnet Mask
    Network addresses: IP address, MAC address, subnet mask, Calculation and usage of subnet masks
  • Characteristics of PROFINET
    Function and performance classes, Update time, Requirements of industrial network structures, Hardware configuration by using STEP 7, GSD file, PROFINET device change
  • EMC & Equipotential Bonding
    Symmetrical data transmission, Taking EMC interferences already into consideration during planning phase, Detecting and eliminating EMC weak points in existing installations (functionality of a shield, functionality of equipotential bonding, ways of coupling if there are disturbances)
  • Documentation
    Structure of a topology plan, Important parameters, Means of automatic determination, Live determination of topology on sample setup
Indu-Sol PROFINET Certificate
  • Transmission Media
    PROFINET star quad, Alternative Ethernet cabling, Line categories: classification e.g. Cat5 / Cat5e, Connectors RJ45 / M12 / SCRJ, Assembly of RJ45 connectors incl. line test, Power over Ethernet, Advantages in using fiber optics, Overview of common types of fiber optics, Line test of fiber optics (power budget)
  • Network Components
    Repeater, router, gateways, proxy, Basic function and characteristics of hubs, Basic function and characteristics of switches, Configurate switches by using a web interface, Redundancy options of switches
  • PROFINET Diagnosis
    Most important diagnosis parameters, Handling of diagnostic tools, Simulation of several error scenarios, Troubleshooting on sample setup

General Remarks

Your training participation is confirmed by a certificate from Indu-Sol.

PROFINET User Training

2 day training in Schmoelln/Germany includes

  • Comprehensive training material
  • Catering during training
  • Certificate from Indu-Sol

Teaching language: English


1530,00 € per participant


Your contact for registration

    • Stephan Fischer

      Stephan Fischer


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