Basic Industrial Ethernet Technology Training

Course #C-204 - 16 hours

You will learn how an Ethernet network is installed with the help of actual hands-on tasks. Beginning with configuring your own Ethernet cable and planning your network, you will discover how Ethernet works in detail. Features like device setup, troubleshooting as well as wireless and fiber optical networks are part of the training.


  • In the theoretical part the following content is covered:
    Development of Ethernet, ISO/OSI model, types of wires and components, network structures and network settings.

  • Useful DOS commands, Wireless networks, basics on antennas and frequencies, safety and encryption.

  • In the practical part the following content is covered:
    Wiring of Ethernet segments, device setup, troubleshooting, setup of wireless networks.


  • At the end of the course you will understand the basics of Ethernet used in an industrial environment. You will learn about the benefits of Ethernet technology in industrial applications, but also about possible outside influences.

Who should attend?

  • Technicians/Maintenance Technicians

  • Service/Support Specialists

  • Supervisors

  • Programmers/Device Configurators

  • Engineers


Basic knowledge of electronics and ability to use a computer.


The training is Endress+Hauser certified.