Course Information

Variable Speed Drives (Invertors)

This course is aimed at production electricians who have a need to work with motors that are controlled by variable speed drives (VSD’s).
Variable Speed Drive training course


1 day

Scheduled Dates:

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Assessment Method:

Practical Assessment, Assessment Paper


Available on requuest

Course Aims

On completion of this course, attendees will have a basic understanding of how variable speed drives function, how software can be interrogated, and how authorised persons would undertake changes to programming. This is a generic course and a number of different types of variable frequency drives are used.

Course Content

  • Applications for variable speed control systems
  • Overview of principles of operation
  • Parts of variable speed drives
  • Signal and power cable arrangements
  • Setting and commissioning protocols
  • Interrogating software and basic interpretation
  • Generic fault codes
  • Tests and test instruments
  • Preventative measures to improve drive and motor service life

Those who need training on a specific manufacturers device should enquire with ESUK for bespoke requirements to be met.

Upon completion of the course, successful delegates will receive a certificate.

This is an on-demand course, which can also be delivered on site. Please call our sales team for more details.

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