Motor Control Basics

This course reviews the basic theory and concepts of motor controls and serves as a comprehensive review for electricians who may or may not be familiar with motors and motor controls. Topics include types of motors (manual, remote, or automatic), an extensive review of NEC Article 430, how to read motor control diagrams, and required hardware for specific applications.

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 Number: WA2016-548

Class Times

  • 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Required Books/Materials

  • 2017 NEC Code Book
  • Calculator
  • Paper
  • Pen/Pencil


Classroom Information