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Electrical Troubleshooting & Maintenance for Commercial & Industrial Equipment

2-Day Hands-On Workshop with Real Troubleshooting & PPE (Available in Spanish)

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Electrical Troubleshooting & Maintenance for Commercial & Industrial Equipment

This hands-on Electrical Troubleshooting & Maintenance for Commercial & Industrial Equipment training features live troubleshooting scenarios on finger safe (24 volt) equipment. Students will learn the proper and safe process for troubleshooting industrial and commercial electrical equipment, resulting in reduced costs and downtime.  The hands-on learning features simulated problems commonly found in HVAC systems, pump and motors, automated machines and power distribution equipment.

This training is designed for electricians, maintenance or mulit-craft technicians that want to learn the foundation of proper troubleshooting or enhance their skills with today’s best practices.  Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify and fix electrical problems in the most efficient and safe manner.

  • Hands-On Workshops with Real Troubleshooting & PPE
  • Fundamental Troubleshooting Process for Electrical System Problem Solving
  • How to Work Safely while Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Motors, Circuits, Lighting, PLCs, VFDs & Power Systems
  • Learn to Save Money & Time by Proper Maintenance & Troubleshooting


Day 1

  • OSHA & NFPA Standards for Troubleshooting & Maintenance
  • Electrical Safety for Troubleshooting
  • PPE for Electrical Safety
  • Knowing Your Limits & the Qualified Person
  • Using Drawings, Labels and OEM Manuals

  • The Systematic Approach for Electrical Troubleshooting
  • Using Meters & Circuit Measurements
  • Single Phase & Three Phase Troubleshooting
  • Reading & Interpreting Ladder Programs

  • Relays, Motor Starters & Control Devices
  • Power Loss
  • Control Circuit Applications
  • AC & DC Electric Motor Drives
  • Solenoid-Operated Valves
  • Heating Elements

  • Most Common Motor Problems
  • Electrical Problems
  • Testing Windings for Shorts, Opens & Ground Faults
  • Phase Imbalance
  • Mechanical Problems
  • Phase Rotation Testing

Day 2

  • Wye & Delta Systems
  • Overcurrent Protection
  • Branch Circuits
  • Most Common Power Distribution System Problems

  • Power Quality Problems
  • Testing & Troubleshooting Power Quality Problems
  • Harmonics

  • Lighting Operation & Terminology
  • Lighting Circuits
  • Fluorescent Lighting
  • HID Lighting
  • Common Lighting Problems, Trouble Shooting & Solutions

  • VFD Operation & Terminology
  • VFD Components
  • Types of VFD’s
  • Pulse Width Modulation
  • Common VFD Problems, Troubleshooting & Solutions

  • PLC Operation & Terminology
  • Reading PLC Ladder Diagrams
  • Status Indicators & Error Codes
  • Force & Disable
  • Startup Procedures
  • Common PLC Problems, Troubleshooting & Solutions

  • Benefits of Electrical Maintenance
  • Electrical Maintenance Programs & NFPA 70B
  • Developing Your PM Program with Schedules, Procedures & Checklists

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