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PROFIBUS, PROFINET & AS Interface Training Courses


Although PROFIBUS and PROFINET are well-established and easy to use technologies, training is essential for those making use of this advanced automation technology. It gives you the necessary skills and confidence to implement and make use of the most widely used automation technologies. Ultimately, the right training is both a short- and long-term investment to ensure that operations run well without unexpected downtime. 

Why choose for training by PROCENTEC? 

Who can receive training?

These training courses are useful for personnel who work daily with PROFIBUS and PROFINET, as well as for staff who hold a supervisory role. The trainings are focused on electro-technicians who are preoccupied with installation and maintenance, in addition to product vendors and engineering companies that want to develop their own PROFIBUS product. 

With the knowledge acquired at our courses, projects can better be carried out and managed and contractors gain the insights to understand what is happening in all aspects of the installation. 

What will you learn?

During the training courses, you become acquainted with PROFIBUS, PROFINET and the AS-interface. We study the properties of cabling, explore the best ways to set up an installation and we address the most frequently made mistakes that occur as a result of lack of expertise. We also offer you the opportunity to discuss your personal situation for advice on the best way to proceed. 

After attending the courses your company will be highly adept at the following:


Do you want to expand your knowledge of PROFIBUS and/or PROFINET? At PROCENTEC, we have true professionals in this field. All the necessary expertise is available and we are happy to offer our support. We are a certified PROFIBUS and PROFINET Competence Center and Training Center. See below for a full overview of the PROFIBUS and PROFINET training courses that we have to offer. 


If you choose for a certified training and you pass the course, then your name is placed on an official list of certified PROFIBUS/PROFINET (installation) engineers. Have a look at the present overview of certified colleagues. Maybe one day you will find your own name on the list.

PROCENTEC offers the following PROFIBUS and PROFINET training courses:


Certified PROFIBUS Engineer

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.

Certified PROFIBUS Engineer

Next dates: 3 April - 6 April 2017, 16 May - 19 May 2017, 19 June - 22 June 2017 , +1 More...

PROFIBUS Troubleshooting & Maintenance

The PROFIBUS Troubleshooting and Maintenance training course is fully concentrated on those who install and maintain PROFIBUS installations. A complete knowledge package is provided to you that can be put into practice immediately.

Next dates: 28 March - 29 March 2017, 1 May - 2 May 2017, 3 May - 4 May 2017 , +6 More...

PROFIBUS Product Development

This training course is especially suited for product vendors and engineering companies who want to develop a PROFIBUS product. Step by step the routine from product specifications up to the prototype will be handled. Some important PROFIBUS ASICs such as: SPC3, VPC3+C, DPC31, SPC42, LSPM2 and SIM1 will be thoroughly explained.

Next dates: On request

FREE ProfiTrace Training

This free training is concentrated on the number 1 troubleshooting tool for PROFIBUS networks. You will learn how to use the powerful features to identify errors, speed up maintenance, accelerate commissioning and optimize network performance.

Next dates: 4 April 2017, 16 May 2017, 31 August 2017 , +2 More...

Certified PROFIBUS Installer

The Certified PROFIBUS Installer course is essential for electrical engineers and technicians requiring the necessary installation and testing skills for their PROFIBUS DP/PA projects. These technicians are often the final link in a project and are essential both during commissioning and throughout the life cycle of the installation.

Certified PROFIBUS Installer

Next dates: 28 March - 30 March 2017, 9 May - 11 May 2017, 13 June - 15 June 2017 , +2 More...

Certified PA module

The 'Certified PROFIBUS Engineer' course is a world wide recognized training program. It has been founded to create a quality platform for PROFIBUS qualified engineers who are acknowledged by an official exam.

Certified PA module

Next dates: 6 April - 7 April 2017, 22 June - 23 June 2017, 2 November - 3 November 2017


Certified PROFINET Engineer

The 'Certified PROFINET Engineer' course is a world wide recognized training program. It's standardized by PROFIBUS International to create a quality platform for PROFINET qualified persons who are acknowledged by an official exam.

Certified PROFINET Engineer

Next dates: 11 April - 13 April 2017, 2 May - 4 May 2017, 9 May - 11 May 2017 , +4 More...

PROFINET Troubleshooting & Maintenance

The PROFINET Troubleshooting & Maintenance training course is fully concentrated on the technicians who install and maintain installations with this Ethernet based network technology. Ethernet is difficult to master due to the many abbreviations, IT concepts and terminology. Even the network components work against the grain compared to regular field busses. Measuring and troubleshooting are a considerable challenge that can result in unacceptable downtime.

Next dates: 6 April - 7 April 2017, 27 June - 28 June 2017, 19 September - 20 September 2017 , +1 More...

PROFINET Technical Training

This training course provides a detailed technical overview of the advantages PROFINET technology offers your automation and production processes. Constantly a comparison with PROFIBUS is made, which is the current standard and PROFINET an interesting enhancement.

Industrial Ethernet Introduction Course

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. 

Industrial Ethernet Introduction Course

Next dates: 17 May 2017, 6 September 2017

Certified PROFINET Installer

The Certified PROFINET Installer training course is essential for electrical and commissioning engineers or technicians who require the globally recognized PI International installation and testing standards for their PROFINET projects. These technicians are often the final link in a project and are essential during commissioning and the entire life cycle of an installation. The Certified PROFINET Installer training course will increase technicians’ understanding of PROFINET best practices, decrease common installation errors and lay the foundations for becoming a PROFINET Certified Engineer or T&M expert.  

Certified PROFINET Installer

Next dates: 27 June - 29 June 2017, 19 September - 21 September 2017, 14 November - 16 November 2017