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PROFINET Certified Network Engineer and Installer Course (PN-CNE-I) - houston, Tx

Pi North America,
  • 25.03.2019 - 29.01.2019

These certification classes are intense, hands-on courses which will show you where and how to find and use technology-related information. You will learn how the underlying technology works from the application level to the frame level and need to pass both a practical and written exam in order to become certified. You will receive 24 PDH hours and two Certificates (Engineer, Installer) for completing the course.

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Ethernet Basics

  • Introduction to Ethernet, TCP, UDP, IT protocols *

Network Installation and Infrastructure

  • Topologies *
  • SNMP *
  • Network Load calculation and rules *
  • Commissioning checklist
  • Building and testing an Industrial Ethernet cable *
    • Installation guidelines and best practices
      • Laying cables
      • Grounding
      • Power system


  • Technology and Organization

PROFINET performance levels

  • Conformance classes


  • PLC Configuration (RT, IRT) *
  • Ethernet and protocol frames *
  • Performance calculations for IRT *
  • Diagnostics *, troubleshooting
    • Records *, alarms *, error codes *

Wireshark Capture and Analysis

  • Ethernet capture guide (port mirror, TAPs, capture tools)
  • Ethernet monitor, setup *
  • PROFNET Startup Sequence *, Alarms *, Records *, troubleshooting *

Profinet Commander

  • IO Controller *
  • Name assignment *
  • Factory reset *
  • Identification and Maintenance *
  • Data record objects *


  • Device description files
  • Vendor and Device ID
  • GSD module & submodule identification
  • File structure and parameters
  • GSD Check

Additional Topics

  • Simple Device Replacement *
  • Fast Start Up
  • Shared Device
  • I-Device
  • Redundancy
  • Network Security
  • Isochronous mode application
  • Technology comparisons
  • Application profiles overview
    • PROFIsafe, PROFIenergy, PROFIdrive

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Our well-known PI technologies

PROFIBUS is a standardized, open, digital communications system for all areas of application in manufacturing and process automation.

PROFINET is the innovative open standard for Industrial Ethernet. It satisfies all requirements of automation technology.

IO-LINK is an independent sensor / actuator interface solution for use with with all automation technologies.