Profibus Trade Organization adds certified training

April 1, 2006
The Profibus Trade Organization (PTO) and the Profi Interface Center (PIC) have added two courses Profibus Installer's and Profinet Certified Network

The Profibus Trade Organization (PTO) and the Profi Interface Center (PIC) have added two courses — Profibus Installer's and Profinet Certified Network Engineering — as part of the Profitech Certification Training Course program for 2006.

The one-day installer's class gives participants hands-on training of Profibus DP networks and provides tips on avoiding common networking problems. Course materials include Profibus DP basics, system design and maintenance, and fiber-optic installation. Participants receive six personal development hours (PDH) of advanced training.

The certified network engineering class offers hands-on training of the installation, operation, and maintenance of Profinet products and networks. It also mixes protocol theory and problem-solving exercises. Topics covered include Ethernet basics, Profinet I/O and CBA, network monitoring and diagnostics, and security. Participants receive 24 PDG credit and a Profinet Certified Engineer certificate.

All courses are held in Johnson City, Tenn. on a continuing basis. For information on class dates and times, visit www.us.profibus.com or call (480) 483-2456.

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