Fundamentals of Motor Controls

In this hands-on course, students will learn: motor control symbols, operation of contractors and relays, drawing and reading motor control diagrams, control wire numbering and color coding, NEC requirements for control circuits, and motors and motor circuits. Includes both classroom and lab time. Supplemental handouts included in cost of course.

Continuing Education Credit

This course has been approved by Washington State for Electricians and Electrical Trainees.

  • Electrical Trainees: 8 hours of Basic Classroom Training
  • Electricians: 8 hours of Industry Related
  • Course #: WA2016-128

Class Time

8:00AM – 5:00PM

Required Books/Materials

  • 2017 NEC Code Book
  • Basic Hand Tools
    • strippers
    • flat screwdriver
    • #1 and #2 Philips
    • NO 10-in-1 TOOLS PLEASE
  • Paper
  • Pen/Pencil


Classroom Information