DNP3 training course

Training course on the DNP3 communication protocol and links established using DNP3


Irene Heunks Irene Heunks
Manager Energy Academy

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Training Information

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  • Duration:

    2 days

  • Course offer:

    This course is available upon request

The DNP3 communication protocol is used for telecontrol purposes. The DNP3 training course offers the opportunity to obtain up-to-date information on the DNP3 specification and hands-on experience with the analysis of protocol performance using our test tools. You will gain the knowledge you need to set up and operate DNP3 communication links. Depending on the wishes of the participants, the training can focus on the high level on the functional aspects or the low level detailes, such as technical issues and the bits and bytes of the protocol.

This course is available upon request. Energy Academy can provide an in-house training course in the English or Dutch language (content, location and duration of the course can be adapted to the client's wishes). Please contact us for more information.

  • Introduction to open communication protocols
  • Introduction to DNP and the DNP User group
  • DNP protocol layers
  • DNP objects
  • Subset levels
  • Comparison to IEC 870-5
  • Demonstration of communication using the test tools
  • Hands-on communication analysis (with the analyzer)
  • Practical experiences
  • Testing of implementations
  • Project approach

Target Audience:

Developers, consultants and telecom engineers at manufacturers and end-user utilities who need up-to-date knowledge about the DNP3 companion standards.