Industrial Ethernet Introduction Course
PROCENTEC, Wateringen, Netherlands
17.05.2017, 06.09.2017

The Industrial Ethernet Introduction course is essential for anyone starting to work with standard or Industrial Ethernet, as Ethernet installations are not simply connecting Ethernet cables.

Terminology and best practices are important to know when working with Ethernet installations. This training course provides the required basics for technicians to properly install, maintain or troubleshoot an Ethernet installation. The Industrial Ethernet Introduction Course will provide a basic understanding of the differences between Ethernet based bus systems and the pros and cons between protocols and technologies. 

Why should you choose this training course?

  • Better understanding of different Industrial Ethernet protocols
  • Update your knowledge on new technologies
  • Make the correct decisions during installation and reduce potential issues
  • Work with first class tools and apply the best practices.

Do you really know what Ethernet is?

Ethernet is the fastest growing technology in the world of industrial automation. Lots of terms and abbreviations are used in the Ethernet world. We have all heard about TCP/IP, managed switches or MAC but what do they actually mean?

As a participant you will learn the terminology and abbreviations, so you know what you are installing, setting up or even selling. All of this will be explained during this 1 day training.

Target audience

This training course is intended for everyone who has picked up some terminology but is unsure about the exact meanings.

  • Installers
  • Electricians
  • Sales
  • Sales engineers
  • Planners



  • History of Ethernet
  • Physical communication such as signal type, half/full duplex communication, cable types
  • Ethernet Protocol such as message structure, MAC address, VLAN, Ethertype.

Network Components

  • Hubs, Switches, Routers, Gateways
  • Topology
  • Wireless communication


  • TCP/IP introduction
  • Internet Protocol (IP)

Network Tools

  • Web Based Management (WBN), port statistics, SNMP
  • Mirror tap
  • Wireshark
  • Cable tester


  • Assembling and testing Ethernet cables
  • Introduction of Wireshark
  • Configuring a Switch
  • IP setup


  • Training methodology Theory & Practice
  • Duration 1 day
  • Price € 335.- per person, including all materials
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