Intro to Drives & Controls

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The purpose of this course is to give delegates a greater insight into the different types of motors, starters, VSD’s and PLC’s, with a focus on selection, control wiring and commissioning.  There will be a practical element to the course, where delegates will get to see examples of these devices and carry out real life scenarios.

This course is aimed at anyone who works within the field of Motor Controls, and also those who work within the electrical industry who want to broaden their knowledge base.

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1 - Induction Motors

  • AC Induction Motors
  • 3 Phase Motors
  • Single Phase Motors
  • Motor Protection
  • Contactors

2 - Control Panel Overview

  • Control Panel Drawings
  • DOL Starters
  • Star-Delta Starters
  • E-Stops and Safety Relays

3 - Variable Speed Drives

  • Common Applications
  • Selecting a VSD
  • Control Wiring
  • Basic Commissioning
  • Advanced Commissioning
  • Constant/Variable Torque Applications

4 - Programmable Logic Controllers

1 day

£300 per person

All prices exclude VAT and are subject to revision without notice. Further dates can be added upon request, please contact us.

  • Candidate’s course notes (Electronic Version). If a hard copy is required there will be a nominal fee of £25.00
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Light lunch/refreshments


Horizon Engineering Solutions can assist with hotel accommodation and travel.

Please note: The service package is not included in the above fees.


Our payment terms are seven days prior to course commencement date.

This quotation is subject to the “Conditions of Sale”.

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