Lesson series

Low Voltage Control

This training module is designed to acquaint students from beginner or expert with the essentials of low voltage motor control. 
This course 
qualifies for NETA 1.5 CTD credit, 1.5 CEU credit for the State of Pennsylvania and 1.5 CEU State of Delaware.
Course Length - 1.5 Hours
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What's included?

  • Course Outline
  • Manual Motor Starter
  • Manual Motor Protector
  • Magnetic Motor Starters
  • Codes and Standards
  • Starter Components
  • Line Voltage Vs. Control Voltage
  • Controlling the Starter
  • Starter wiring diagrams
  • Enclosed Starters
  • Reversing Starters
  • Multi Speed Starters
  • Reduced Voltage Starters
  • Applying different enclosure types
  • Overload relay classes
  • IEC Vs. NEMA
  • Selection Factors

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will be qualified to: • Understand the differences between manual and magnetic control
• Understand low voltage codes and standards
• Identify what it takes to control starters
• Understand how to apply the different enclosure types
• Be familiar with a starter wiring diagram
• Recognize the differences between NEMA and IEC Standards
• Understand the different overload relay classes
• Become familiar with Reversing, Multi Speed, and Reduced Voltage Starters
• Understand the selection factors


 You will also learn the rules of Motor Circuit Protection and NEC Article 430.

Course Lessons