Training for PROFINET

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As fully accredited PI Competence Center (PICC) for PROFINET PA and PROFINET basic, the Softing Academy offers targeted training for PROFINET and the associated tools.

With the PROFINET technology training and the "PROFINET acceptance and commissioning" training, we provide the skill set for PROFINET component manufacturers, plant constructors and maintenance staff.

Overview

This 2,5-day training provides an in-depth PROFINET overview. It conveys the technological foundation and explains aspects of the PROFINET specification using real-world examples.

On the third day of the training the exam to become Certified PROFINET Engineer (CPNE) is held. That day ends approximately at 2:00 p.m.
The participant will receive an official certificate of PI International for passing the exam.

Content

  • PROFINET overview
  • Technological basics of PROFINET IO
  • Introduction to the PROFINET IO specification with reference to Conformance Classes and hands-on exercises
  • Introduction to device description „GSDML“ with hands-on examples
  • Proxy, profiles and device certification
  • Bus diagnostics with hands-on exercises
  • Performance aspects
  • Comparison of PROFINET with similar protocols
  • Implementation examples
  • PROFINET - Security and installation

Learning objectives

At the end of the training, you will be able to confidently assess the necessary PROFINET requirements for your products. In addition, you have gained hands-on experience with actual PROFINET products. You get decision support on the issue which part of a PROFINET implementation you can realize yourself.

The participant receives a certificate at passing the exam. This is an official certificate issued by the PNO. The content of the training and the final examination has been certified by PROFIBUS / PROFINET International.

Target group

The training is targeted to PROFINET Device Manufacturers – technical project leaders, R&D managers, developers, and product managers.

Requirements

Participants should be familiar with the basics of communication technology.

Services

The price includes the training, course materials, certificates of participation from Softing, refreshments during breaks and lunch.

Order number

TRA-PN-CERTENG

Dates

On request.


Price

1.490 € plus VAT

Overview

Softing developed this seminar for companies that need to commission PROFINET systems. The duration of the seminar is two and a half days.

The seminar includes an introduction to the basics of data transmission using Ethernet and to the PROFINET specification.
A large part of the course is dedicated to practical exercises such as troubleshooting and network decline.
A half-day exam is held on the third day of the seminar to become Certified PROFINET Installer (CPNI). The third day will end around 1 pm.

Participants who pass the exam will receive a certificate. 

Content

  • Introduction to the basics of data transmission over Ethernet and to the PROFINET IO specification
  • Correct Installation
  • Grounding and EMC questions
  • Configuration and commissioning of a PROFINET network
  • Exchange and initialization of devices
  • PROFINET Realtime_CLASS_1 (RT) and (Realtime_CLASS_3 (IRT)
  • PROFINET IO timing considerations
  • Use of GSDML files for PROFINET IO devices
  • Measuring and auxiliary tools
  • Identification and fixing of failure
  • CPNI examination at the end of the seminar

Learning objectives

After the training you will be able to configure and commission a PROFINET network, to perform acceptance tests and to identify and correct potential network faults. There will be a final examination at the end of the training. Every participant who passes the final exam will receive an official certificate from the PROFIBUS/PROFINET International Trade Organization (PI International). The content of the course and the final examination have been approved by PI International.

Target group

The training is targeted to control engineers that supervise, perform or maintain network configuration and commissioning of PROFINET installations, in addition to persons who carry out acceptance tests in the field of PROFINET.

Requirements

Participants should be familiar with the basics of industrial communication technology.

Services

The price includes the training, course materials, refreshments during breaks and lunch.

On a third day we provide the examination to become a Certified PROFINET Installer with an official certification document provided by PI International.

Order number

TRA-PN-CERTINST

For 5 or more participants at different times for Trainings in the Softing Training Center, we offer you special conditions.

Please contact us!

Dates

On request


Price

1.275 € plus VAT
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