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.



Technology Certification Program Detail

Certificate Description Prerequisite Topics Duration
Hirschmann Industrial Ethernet Specialist (HiES) Foundational training confirms basic Ethernet, redundancy, VLANs, & prioritization application... HiES Exam Industrial Ethernet (CT1) 2 days
Hirschmann Industrial Network Professional (HiNP) Certified individuals will gain important knowledge to manage large, mission-critical networks &... HiES Certification & HiNP Exam Industrial Networking (CT2) 3 days
Hirschmann Industrial Routing Professional (HiRP) Advanced training designed to build expertise in IP-related communication & networks with dynamic... HiES Certification & HiRP Exam Industrial Routing (CT3) 2 days
Hirschmann Industrial Network Engineer (HiNE) Highest form of accreditation combining HiNP & HiRP competencies—from design & implementation... HiES, HiNP & HiRP Certifications Professionals with HiES, HiNP & HiRP certifications awarded HiNE accreditation without exam... Cumulative (HiES through HiRP)
Product-Specific Certifications

Certificate Description Prerequisite Training Duration
Hirschmann Industrial Rail Specialist (HiRS) Individuals certified as a Hirschmann Industrial Rail Specialist are able to offer wide-ranging... HiRS Exam Rail Family (CP1) 3 days
Hirschmann Industrial Backbone Specialist (HiBS) Individuals certified as a Hirschmann Industrial Backbone Specialist (HiBS) possesses expert Layer... HiBS Exam Industrial Backbone Devices (CP3) 3 days
Hirschmann Industrial Product Professional (HiPP) The interaction of different products in an ideally configured network calls for interdisciplinary... HiRS Certifications & HiPP Exam Network Management with Industrial HiVsion (CP2) 2 days
Hirschmann Industrial Systems Engineer (HiSE) The most advanced certification level available (HiSE) offers candidates the opportunity to... HiPP, HiRS, HiBS & HiNE Certifications Certificate holders automatically receive HiSE certification, without sitting an additional exam. Cumulative (HiRS through HiPP)
IBDN Systems Certification

Belden continues to offer certification training for IBDN Systems* enabling our partners to offer...

Certificate Who Should Attend Description Credits Earned
IBDN Installation Copper & Fiber Components Structured Cabling Installers Technicians Project ManagersProcess Engineers? Rigorous two-day curriculum covering IBDN system components, industry standards & best-practice... BISCI (14 CEC credits)
IBDN Design & Concepting Architects Designers Networking Consultants Two-day curriculum providing extensive hands-on learning in Belden fiber optic & twisted-pair... BICSI (14 CEC credits)