Belden Certification Courses

Validate your expertise with hands-on certification training.

Industrial networks technology & product certifications.


Master the knowledge required for complex and mission-critical networking deployments while gaining practical experience with industry-leading Hirschmann™ technologies. Our comprehensive certification courses cover both technology & product topics, and span three levels from Specialist to advanced Engineer accreditation.



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2021 Hirschmann Training & Certification Details 
Technology-Specific Certifications

Certificate

Description

Prerequisite

Topics

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Hirschmann Industrial Ethernet Specialist (HiES)

Foundational training confirms basic Ethernet, redundancy, VLANs, & prioritization application skills. Certified individuals will gain skills to supervise switched networks & efficiently detect, localize & remediate issues.

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CT1: Industrial Ethernet

2 days

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Hirschmann Industrial Network Professional (HiNP)

Certified individuals will gain important knowledge to manage large, mission-critical networks & IP communication, TCP/IP, multicasting, security & industrial protocol mastery.

HiES Certification & HiNP Exam

CT2: Industrial Networking

3 days

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Hirschmann Industrial Routing Professional (HiRP)

Advanced training designed to build expertise in IP-related communication & networks with dynamic routing protocols for unicast & multicast data.

HiES Certification & HiRP Exam

CT3: Industrial Routing

2 days

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Hirschmann Industrial Network Engineer (HiNE)

Highest form of accreditation combining HiNP & HiRP competencies—from design & implementation through commission to ongoing supervision of complex networks.

HiES, HiNP & HiRP Certifications

Professionals with HiES, HiNP & HiRP certifications awarded HiNE accreditation without exam requirement.

Cumulative (HiES through HiRP)

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Product-Specific Certifications

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Description

Prerequisite

Topics

Duration

Hirschmann Industrial Rail Specialist (HiRS)Individuals certified as a Hirschmann Industrial Rail Specialist are able to offer wide-ranging expertise in all Layer 2 functionality for Hirschmann Switches. These products are generally located in the immediate vicinity of automation systems & machinery including a broad range of platform devices—rail Switches, OCTOPUS, PowerMICE & MACH product lines.

HiRS Exam

Rail Family (CP1)

3 days

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Hirschmann Industrial Backbone Specialist (HiBS)

Individuals certified as a Hirschmann Industrial Backbone Specialist (HiBS) possesses expert Layer 3 knowledge needed to commission, operate & maintain networks with routers from the Hirschmann backbone range. Due to the wide functional scope of these devices, certification provides evidence of rigorous & detailed knowledge in fields as routing network security & L3 redundancy techniques.

HiBS Exam

CP3: Industrial Backbone Devices

3 days

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Hirschmann Industrial Product Professional (HiPP)

The interaction of different products in an ideally configured network calls for interdisciplinary knowledge.  Individuals certified as a Hirschmann Industrial Product Professional (HiPP) will master the supervision & management of Industrial Ethernet using the Hirschmann network management platform (Industrial Hivision)- as a stand-alone tool or in conjunction with other SNMP tools and SCADA software.

HiRSCertifications & HiPP Exam

CP2: Network Management with Industrial HiVision

2 days

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Hirschmann Industrial Systems Engineer (HiSE)

The most advanced certification level available (HiSE) offers candidates the opportunity to demonstrate comprehensive evidence of capabilities in the technological field (HiNE) & across products (HiPP, HiRS, HiBS). The degree of competence in an individual's ability to design, commission and supervise networks of any magnitude & complexity containing Hirschmann products.

HiPP, HiRS, HiBS, & HiNE Certifications

Certificate holders automatically receive HiSE certification, without sitting in an additional exam.

Cumulative (HiRS through HiPP)

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IBDN Systems Certification

Belden continues to offer certification training for IBDN Systems* enabling our partners to offer systems, products and installation standards, with the goal of optimizing network performance.

Certificate Who Should Attend Description Credits Earned
IBDN Installation Copper & Fiber ComponentsStructured Cabling Installers, Technicians, Project Managers, Process Engineers Rigorous two-day curriculum covering IBDN system components, industry standards & best-practice Belden installation requirements BISCI (14 CEC credits)
IBDN Design & ConceptingArchitects, Designers, Networking Consultants Two-day curriculum providing extensive hands-on learning in Belden fiber optic & twisted-pair connectivity technologies for commercial real-estate environment - IBDN 2400, 4800, 10GX Copper - FiberExpress UHD Cable Systems BICSI (14 CEC credits)