Fundamentals of VFD Wiring and Commissioning

After completing this class, students will have the ability to install, test, start-up, and troubleshoot basic VFD installations.

This three day class covers a combination of instructor led discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on labs covering wiring, programming, and running VFDs.

Class topics cover VFD theory, motor theory, input protection, output protection, dynamic braking, encoder feedback, safe torque-off, parameter programming, wiring (students will wire their own individual workstations), VFD applications, and hands-on testing and troubleshooting using various Fluke test and measurement equipment.

During the hands-on labs, students will learn about various control configurations and applications using their own individual VFD workstations, HIM module, and hand-held VFD test module.


  • VFD Power and Control Fundamentals
  • Testing VFD Power Components
  • AC Motor Fundamentals and Measurements
  • Installation Considerations
  • Power and Control Wiring Configurations
  • VFD Application Techniques and Parameter Adjustments
  • Voltage and Current Measurements using FlukeĀ® VOM and Clamp Ammeter


Course ID VFD1
Part no. 3649237
3-Day Class  8:00 am - 4:30 pm  Lunch Provided
Cost: $1,695 per student


Date Kendall Electric Location City and State
January 15-17 832 Scribner Ave. NW Grand Rapids, MI
February 19-21 415 Ley Road Fort Wayne, IN
Feburary 26-28 1323 Whigham Place Tuscaloosa, AL
March 19-21 7633 Lanac Street Lansing, MI
April 2-4 1699 Weirengo Dr Muskegon, MI
April 9-11 25 American Drive Jackson, TN
August 20-22 5420 Davis Road Saginaw, MI
August 27-29 170 Mabry Hood Road Knoxville, TN
October 1-3 5101 S. Sprinkle Road Portage, MI
October 8-10 1020 S. Hamilton St. Dalton, GA
October 29-31 832 Scribner Ave. NW Grand Rapids, MI
November 5-7 2395 Shady Lane Cleveland, TN
November 12-14 6064 Perimeter Parkway Montgomery, AL
December -5 1241 Jan Way Kingsport, TN
December 10-12 3317 5th Avenue S. Birmingham, AL


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