BAS Protocol Bootcamp

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BAS Protocol Bootcamp is designed to teach technical BAS professionals everything they need to know about BACnet, Lon, and Modbus in the shortest amount of time possible so that they can effectively design, install, and support systems based on these protocols.

Gain a solid understanding of the 3 most common BAS protocols that exist in the field today.

Fully online, self-paced course

Overall course length is just shy of 7 hours

Discussion forum and online meetings available to discuss course material

Access to all course material for one full year

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Learn exactly what you need to know about BACnet, Lon, and Modbus

Improve your ability to execute projects BACnet, Lon, and Modbus

Develop the ability to easily troubleshoot BACnet, Lon, and Modbus

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Key Topics

This course will focus on providing the key knowledge of BAS protocols that BAS professionals need to support the design, install, and service of BAS. Whether you are a installer, designer, programmer, or operator this course will provide you with a solid understanding of the three most common BAS protocols that exist in the field today.

BACnet objects, services, and properties

BACnet/IP settings, design, and troubleshooting

BBMD functionality and scaling BACnet networks

BACnet/MS/TP settings, design, and troubleshooting

Lon nodes, network variables, and configuration parameters

Lon network services, database, and plugins

Lon FT-10 and EIA-852 design and topology reviews

Modbus Objects and messaging

Modbus function codes and error codes

Modbus TCP and RTU fundamentals

Modbus registers, coils, and discrete inputs



This course is designed for BAS technicians, operators, designers, programmers, and service personnel who want to learn how BACnet, Lon, and Modbus work so that they can better support their company and customers.

Pre-requisite knowledge

Awareness of the parts and pieces of BAS. Basic knowledge of IT networking concepts. 2 years of field experience or equivalent.

Additional Materials Required: NONE


Successful completion will require

Viewing all lesson videos in their entirety

Completing and passing the Final Exam with a score of 70% or better

Completing the Student Course Exit Evaluation

Upon successful completion you will

Receive a Certificate of Completion and your name will be added to the certification database.

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