• Non Accredited course.
  • Delivered online and self-paced.
  • Emphasis on connectivity and troubleshooting.


Course Description

This course is designed to introduce learners to the MODBUS protocol used in Industrial Automation to communicate with devices. Once you have completed this course you will be competent in understanding how to troubleshoot and connect devices on a MODBUS RS485 network. You will how to troubleshoot MODBUS messages for errors on the network and how to interpret them as well. 

The MODBUS protocol is the oldest and still by far the most popular automation protocol in the field of process automation and SCADA. This course gives you the theory behind Modbus Protocol as well as RS485 networking. Covering the RS485 networking component as a subset of our Communications and Network Topology on how MODBUS integrates into the overall control and management of plant equipment. After completing this course, you will be able to integrate devices that are Modbus compliant. 

Course Delivery

To complete this Non-Accredited Course, you will be required to complete both the theoretical and practical components of this course which are delivered online in a self-paced environment.


Upon completion, students will be able to understand:
RS 485 Connectivity.
Modbus Communication.
Modbus Protocol Theory.
Modbus Messaging Structure.
Troubleshoot Modbus Networks.

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Skills Obtained

Problem solving

Problem solving

Apply higher-level order thinking skills to promote workplace initiative and resolution.



Compile and produce appropriate documentation of work operations.

Install & Configure

Install & Configure

Accurately follow the workplace protocol of complex processes.

IT Integration

IT Integration

Incorporate technological proficiency to your workplace development.

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This course is NON ACCREDITED. Statement of Attendance is issued on satisfactory completion.

Full Cost Gst Inc $330.00
Fixed GST Amount $0.00

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