Rockwell Devicenet / Controlnet / Ethernet IP Course

Learn network configuration, data exchange, diagnostics, and seamless integration with Rockwell automation systems.

Welcome to the Rockwell DeviceNet / ControlNet / Ethernet IP Course offered by IIPD Global in the vibrant city of Dubai, UAE. This comprehensive training program is designed to equip you with the essential knowledge and practical skills required to effectively work with Rockwell Automation's industrial communication protocols: DeviceNet, ControlNet, and Ethernet IP.

During this course, you will dive deep into the intricacies of DeviceNet, ControlNet, and Ethernet IP, exploring their unique features and applications. You will learn about the underlying principles, network topologies, data exchange mechanisms, and configuration methods specific to each protocol. Our expert instructors will guide you through hands-on exercises and real-world case studies, ensuring that you gain practical experience and the confidence to apply your knowledge in real-world scenarios.

By the end of this course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of how to set up, configure, and troubleshoot DeviceNet, ControlNet, and Ethernet IP networks. You will be able to design efficient network architectures, optimize network performance, and resolve common network issues. Whether you are an industrial engineer, technician, or automation professional, this course will provide you with the necessary skills to excel in your field.

Join us in Dubai or Riyadh for this immersive learning experience. Our state-of-the-art training facilities are equipped with the latest tools and equipment, allowing you to get hands-on experience with the protocols and their related hardware. Network with industry peers and exchange valuable insights, expanding your professional network in the process.

Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your skills in industrial networking and stay ahead of the competition. Enroll in our Rockwell DeviceNet, ControlNet, and Ethernet IP course today and take your career to new heights in the field of industrial automation.


Upon completing this Communication systems course from IIPD, the candidate should be able to perform the following functions at the site, 

  • Ethernet Communications 
  • DH+ & DH485 Communications on the network 
  • DeviceNet Comms and Scanners 
  • ControlNet Communications 
  • Communication with VFDs/Inverters 
  • Communication with other PLCs and controllers 
  • HMI Network and Hierarchy 

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to DeviceNet 
  • Overview of DeviceNet network and its applications 
  • Understanding the principles of DeviceNet communication 
  • DeviceNet network architecture and components 
  • Benefits and advantages of using DeviceNet in industrial automation 
  • DeviceNet Hardware and Configuration 
  • Introduction to Allen Bradley DeviceNet modules and devices 
  • DeviceNet cable and connector types 
  • DeviceNet power and communication requirements 
  • DeviceNet network configuration and addressing 

Hands-on Exercise:

  • Setting up a DeviceNet network using Allen Bradley hardware 
  • Configuring DeviceNet modules and devices 

Establishing communication and verifying network connectivity

  • DeviceNet Communication Protocols 
  • DeviceNet communication protocols and messaging 
  • DeviceNet message types and data formats 
  • Exploring DeviceNet status and control words 
  • DeviceNet I/O data exchange methods 
  • DeviceNet Configuration Tools and Software 
  • Introduction to RSNetWorx for DeviceNet software 
  • Configuring DeviceNet devices using RSNetWorx 
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting DeviceNet networks 
  • DeviceNet network diagnostics and fault finding 

Hands-on Exercise:

  • Configuring DeviceNet devices using RSNetWorx software 
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting a DeviceNet network 
  • Analyzing network diagnostics and resolving common issues 
  • DeviceNet Network Integration 
  • Integrating DeviceNet with Allen Bradley PLCs 
  • DeviceNet integration with HMI and SCADA systems 
  • DeviceNet and data exchange with other networks (Ethernet/IP, ControlNet, etc.) 
  • Interfacing DeviceNet with third-party devices and systems 
  • DeviceNet Network Security and Safety 
  • Implementing DeviceNet network security measures 
  • DeviceNet safety considerations and practices 
  • Fault tolerance and redundancy in DeviceNet networks 
  • Best practices for DeviceNet network design and implementation 

Hands-on Exercise:

  • Integrating DeviceNet with an Allen Bradley PLC 
  • Setting up communication between DeviceNet and an HMI system 
  • Configuring network security features and implementing safety practices 


  • Prior Programming experience on Rockwell systems 
  • Knowledge about Automation Systems 
  • Engr/Technician Level candidates 


  • One to One - Hands-on session 
  • On-Line Sessions(Batch) 

Enroll today in the Rockwell DeviceNet / ControlNet / Ethernet IP Course at IIPD Global in Dubai, and take your skills to new heights in industrial communication protocols. Secure your spot now and unlock the potential of Rockwell Automation's communication solutions.

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