Introduction to Variable Speed Drives

Course Code: CFSA-14 

Duration: Two-day course, with lunch provided

Time: 08:00 - 16:00 

Type: Intermediate

Language: English

Accredited by the SAIEE: 2 CPD

Cost: R6, 000


An introduction to theoretical instruction and practical hands-on exercises on the

Altivar series of AC Variable Speed Drives. The aim is to provide user or potential

users with a sufficient level of competece to correctly select, install and commission

Altivar Speed Drives

Target Audience

The course is designed to suit Systems Integrators, OEM’s or anyone who needs

to implement a V.S.D system in industry


You will need a background in the basics of general electrical, electronics and VSD



• History

• Speed control methods

• Characteristics / principles of operation

• The Asynchronous Motor

• Soft Starters vs VSDs

• Features and benefits

• Man/machine dialogue

• Special applications

• Maintenance

• The Altivar range

• Installation or the ATV312

• Commissioning of the ATV 312 range

• SoMove

• Installation or the ATV71

• Programming and commissioning




R 6,000.00 Participant Pricing


Note of Interest

Training will be confirmed when a min. of 4 participants have registered.

Please enter your request for an onsite training request or to have a scheduled session in your area. We will contact you to when a session has been scheduled.

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