Introduction to Variable Speed Drives - Virtual Training

Duration: One day course - Theory Only

Time: 08:00 - 16:00 

Type: Intermediate

Language: English

Cost: R2,600 / $150 per person excluding vat - Pricing subject to change


An introduction to theoretical instruction on the Altivar series of AC Variable Speed Drives. The aim is to provide user or potential users with a sufficient level of competence 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


Customer Requirements

10 Gigabyte of Data per day with up and down speeds of 1.5 Megabits/second


A Tablet (Eg. iPad) with internet access to read the manual on

Microsoft Teams camera that is operational

Headset with Microphone

Administration Rights on their PC

Windows 7

Note book and pen

Links to be tested (one business day prior to training)

Students to log on at least 10 minutes before the course start time 

Students to be prepared to be engaged in the class, as there will be various Quizzes during the course

Class Times:

08h00 – Session 1

10h00 – Break

10h30 – Session 2

12h00 – Lunch

13h00 – Session 3

14h15 – Break

14h30 – Session 4

16h00 – End of the Day


• 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 2,600.00 Participant Pricing


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