Free Training

Looking to implement a PROFI-based system or implement PROFINET or PROFIBUS on your device?  Our free training offerings provide a great first look at the technology and its capabilities.

One-Day Training

PI North America and the PROFI Interface Center hold nearly 20 free one-day training classes throughout North America each year.  Courses are offered for both PROFINET and PROFIBUS and cover everything from the fundamenal structure of the protocol through network design, installation, troubleshooting and leveraging the benefits of PROFI technology.

Specific dates and venues are selected at least 30 days prior to the class. Click here to access class details with a link to registration through PI North America.

Attendees of each class will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

Please visit  PI North America's website for the training schedule and registration:

One-Day Training Schedule and Registration.


For more information on specific PROFI quesitons, you can check out the webinar library hosted by PI North America.  Some of the specific topics covered include:

  • PROFINET and PROFIBUS in Process Industries

  • PROFIsafe for functional safety over PROFINET and PROFIBUS

  • Industrial Ethernet Architecture

  • Diagnostics for PROFINET

  • PROFINET Device Development Kits

  • PROFIenergy

You can access all of these webinars for free after registration with PI North America.  They're available as webinars or as .pdf files at the PI North America Webinar Archive:

PI North America Webinar Archive


We can provide free help with specific questions or concerns about PROFINET or PROFIBUS outside the typical classroom setting.  Drop us a line at for any PROFI-related questions and we'll do our best to be back in touch within 24 hours.

12/12/2012 | Author: PROFI Interface Center