This training module is designed to show students from beginner or expert how and when contactors are applied. This course qualifies for NETA .5 CTD Credit and Pennsylvania .5 CEU.
Course Length - 1/2 Hour.

What's included?

  • Course Outline
  • Contactor Applications
  • Open and Enclosed Contactors
  • Definite Purpose Contactors
  • Lighting Contactors
  • Basic Contactor Operation

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will be qualified to:
• Understand the basic operation of a contactor
• Be familiar with contactor applications
• Identify when to use open or enclosed contactors
• Understand the advantages of using definite purpose contactors
• Be familiar with lighting contactor
• Recognize the differences between 2 wire and 3 wire control
• Understand the differences between electrically and mechanically held contactors
• Be able to cross reference lighting
contactor brands
• Understand the selection factors


 You will also learn how to recognize various contactors and be able to cross reference them in order to provide a form, fit and function replacement.

Course Lessons