Currently, there are five types of standardised KNX courses:
- Full KNX Basic course (min. 30 hours)
- Short KNX Basic course (12 hours practical)
- KNX Advanced course
- KNX HVAC Specialist course
- KNX Tutor course
The KNX Basic course is the first course that one must attend in order to become a KNX Partner and to be listed as a KNX Partner on the KNX website. The theoretical and practical part of the Basic course is organized at the premises of the training centre or at the premises of the customer (on-site). Mobile or fixed workstations are used to convey the practical part of the course. The theoretical and practical exam is always organized on-site (minimum score to pass theoretical as well as practical is 50 %).
|1||KNX System arguments|
|2||KNX System overview|
|5||KNX Bus devices|
|7||ETS Project Design: Basic|
|10||Theoretical and Practical exam (minimum score 50 % to pass)|
|11||KNX Powerline 110 (Informative chapter)|
|12||KNX RF (Informative chapter)|
|13||KNX Project Design: Advanced (Informative chapter)|
This course is a shortened course and is intended for self-educated persons who want to become a KNX Partner. Self-educated persons can prove many years of experience with KNX or ETS. Therefore, the minimum score to pass both the theoretical as well as the practical exam is 60 %. Moreover, these self-educated persons will not receive any ETS discount vouchers.
|1||ETS Project Design: Basic|
|4||Theoretical and practical exam (minimum score 60 % to pass)|
|5||KNX Project Design: Advanced (Informative chapter)|
A KNX training centre that wants to take its course to the next level has the possibility to additionally offer the KNX Advanced course. The theoretical and practical part of the Advanced course is organized at the premises of the training centre or at the premises of the customer (on-site). Mobile or fixed workstations are used to convey the practical part of the course. The practical exam is always organized on-site.
|3||HVAC control with KNX|
|11||Practical exam (minimum score 50 % to pass)|
|12||KNX & Multimedia (Informative chapter)|
|13||KNX & Smart metering (Informative chapter)|
KNX Professionals installing KNX devices that have an impact on the proper functioning of HVAC components that in most cases are installed by a different company or person, must have sufficient knowledge on HVAC (= technical terms and their implications) in order to be able to properly coordinate the work with the company that has installed the HVAC components.
|2||Heat distribution installations|
|5||To understand "Controlling and regulating"|
|7||Drinking water heating|
|8||Energy efficiency with KNX|
|9||Theoretical exam (minimum score 50 % to pass)|
KNX Tutor courses are offered for those students who want to start up a certified KNX training centre themselves or who want work as a KNX tutor at an already certified KNX training centre. The theoretical part of the course is organized at the premises of the training centre or at the premises of the customer (on-site). The theoretical exam is always organized on-site.
|1||KNX Requirements for training centres|
|2||Structure and Scope of KNX Association|
|4||History of bus systems|
|5||Serial data transmission & KNX protocol|
|9||KNX Certification scheme for products|
|10||Theoretical exam (minimum score 50 % to pass)|