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Certified Profibus Engineer Course - CPE

Christopher Simpson,

The Certified PROFIBUS Engineer (CPE) training course is an internationally recognized training program. It has been established with the goal of creating a quality platform for PROFIBUS qualified engineers who are acknowledged with an officially accredited diploma. After graduation you can be proud to be an exclusive member of the PROFIBUS specialist platform.

Why should you choose for this training course?

  • Become an expert in just a few days
  • Have control over your own network



  • Training methodology Certified engineer (CPE); Theory + practice + exam
  • Price Certified engineer (CPE); AED 11,500,- per person
  • Duration Certified engineer (CPE) 4 days



  • Training methodology Certified PA Module (CPA); Theory + practice (incl. exam)
  • Price Certified PA Module (CPA); AED 9,000,- per person
  • Duration Certified PA Module (CPA); 3 day


Target audience

This training course is intended for everyone who has to understand the theoretical and practical aspects of PROFIBUS. For example:

  • Advisors and consultants
  • System integrators
  • Project leaders
  • Programmers
  • Hardware engineers
  • Installers
  • Suppliers
  • Teachers


  • Token passing
  • Masters and slaves
  • Baudrates
  • Message formats
  • SAPs

Difference between DP and PA

  • Currents, voltages and limits
  • Specifications
  • Performance
  • Required busparameters

RS 485 technology

  • Electrical characteristics
  • Topology
  • Number of connections
  • Spurs
  • Termination
  • Cable specifications
  • Redundancy
  • Grounding and shielding

MBP technology

  • Electrical characteristics
  • Topology
  • Spurs
  • Termination
  • Cable specifications
  • Grounding and shielding

Network components

  • Connectors
  • Repeaters
  • Active termination
  • DP/DP couplers

Network components

  • Connectors
  • Junction boxes

Explosion safety and solutions DP-V1

Test and measurement tools

  • Handheld tools
  • Busmonitors
  • Oscilloscopes

Parameters and profiles

  • The structure of cyclical data
  • Status value
  • Profile GSD files and Ident Numbers
  • Parameter sets from instruments
  • Difference FDT/DTM/DDL

Bus parameters and cycle times

  • Tslot, Max_TSDR, etc
  • Watchdog
  • Repeats
  • Min_Slave_Intervall
  • HSA

Practical exercises

  • Creating networks with the help of configuration tools
  • Setting parameters at instruments
  • Generating diagnostics
  • Oscilloscope measurements
  • Using ProfiTrace and the PA Probe
  • Calculating currents and voltages

And many more subjects......

DP technology

  • Diagnosis, Parameters and Configuration
  • Sync and Freeze
  • GSD files
  • Cyclic and acyclic
  • Interface with PLC/DCS


Practical exercises

  • Creating networks with the help of configuration tools
  • Using ProfiTrace
  • Setting bus parameters
  • Class 2 functions
  • Generating and reading diagnostics
  • Troubleshooting

And many more subjects......

05th - 08th Feb 2018 - Dubai (UAE)
18th - 20th Feb 2018 - Dubai (UAE)

Contact and registration
ASM Process Automation
Christopher Simpson - Profibus & Profinet Sales Engineer
Jumeriah Village Circle (JVC)
Prime Business center
Tower A, 14th Floor, Office 1402 – Dubai
Phone: +971 4 5149230
E-Mail: c.simpson(at)asm(dot)net 

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