Certified PROFIBUS Installer

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Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to PROFIBUS
  • Physical layers
  • Cabling techniques
  • Grounding and shielding
  • Cable making and testing
  • Setting addresses

Hands-on Excercises:

  • Setting addresses
  • Cable making and testing

Class Day Information:

  • Attendees will receive: course notes, and a certificate of participation
  • Attendees who pass the certification test will also receive a certificate from PI as a certified PROFIBUS Installer.
  • Attendees will also receive a digital copy of ‘Catching the process fieldbus – An introduction to PROFIBUS and PROFINET’ co-written by the instructor James Powell
  • Class size is limited to a maximum of 8 people


Cost and Registration:

This course is $1,195 CAD per person

On-demand (minimum of 3 students to run the course).

To register, please email us at:  jamesp@jcomautomation.ca

James Powell, P.Eng.


James Powell, P.Eng., is the principal engineer and owner of JCOM Automation Inc. He has written many articles and two books: HART Communication Protocol – a practical guide, and Catching the process fieldbus – An introduction to PROFIBUS and PROFINET. James is a certified PROFIBUS DP, PA, and PROFINET network engineer, PROFIBUS System Design Engineer and has over 20 years of experience with PROFIBUS, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, Modbus, and HART installations.

PROFIBUS networks require specialized wiring and cabling techniques to be robust and trouble-free. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to run the communication cables, wire the connectors, test the cables, and setup basic equipment. You will also learn how to minimize the impact of EMC on the network. This course uses real world examples and hands-on learning to provide you with the best training experience.

The course ends with both a written and practical test. Successful students will become a certified PROFIBUS Installer.

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