Course Code
Course Title
Course Length (Days)
Start Date
End Date
Registration Contact email
Registration Phone
EMS-230 Motor Control and Troubleshooting 5 7/15/2019 7/19/2019 Bismarck, ND (701) 630-2905
EMS-230 Motor Control and Troubleshooting 5 8/26/2019 8/30/2019 Farmington, NM (480) 489-3666

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Day One
• Explaining Troubleshooting
• Applying Basic Troubleshooting
• Using the 7 Step Troubleshooting
• Distinguishing Contactors,
Switches And Contacts
• Lab Exercises
Day Two
• Applying Motor Controls
• Determining Motor Controls
Diagnosis And Repair
• Lab Exercises
Day Three
• Controlling AC Motors
• Inspecting Rotating Ac Machinery
• Using Customized Troubleshooting
• Lab Exercises
Day Four
• Troubleshooting Motor Controls
• Troubleshooting Intermittent
• Lab Exercises
Day Five
• Applying Root Cause Analysis
• Lab Exercises
• Review
• Written Exam
Course Purpose
This course provides information on the concepts associated with systematic
troubleshooting of instrumentation systems. Participants use practical
application of troubleshooting techniques in exercise scenarios.
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
• List and explain a systematic approach to troubleshooting electrical circuits.
• List and describe the purpose and application of various motor control
• Explain methods for inspecting electrical contacts.
• Describe the basic methods of starting a three-phase AC motor using full or
reduced voltage.
• Describe the basic operation of a three-phase AC motor.
• Describe methods for troubleshooting AC motors.
• Apply a systematic approach to troubleshooting motor control circuits.
• Design and construct motor control circuits.
• Implement proper motor control troubleshooting techniques.
• Analyze and evaluate faults to determine failed motor control components.
Craft Skills
Motor Control and Troubleshooting Course Description
Publication GMST-PP755A-EN-P – November 2017 Copyright ©2017 Rockwell Automation, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Printed in USA.
Who Should Attend
• This course is designed for electrical maintenance
To successfully complete this course, the following
prerequisites are required:
• Understanding of electrical theory and electrical
Technology Requirements
All technology is provided for student use in the
classroom by Rockwell Automation. It is not necessary
for students to bring any technology with them when
attending this course.
Student Materials
To enhance and facilitate your learning experience, the
following materials are provided as part of the course
• Student Manual, which contains the key concepts,
definitions, and examples presented in the course
• Lab Guide which includes the hands-on exercises.
Hands-On Practice
Throughout this course, you will have the opportunity to
practice the skills you have learned through a variety of
hands-on exercises. These exercises focus on the skills
introduced in each lesson.
You will also have the opportunity to combine and
practice groups of key skills by completing multiple
integrated practices during the course.
Next Learning Level
Once you have mastered the skills covered in this course,
you may want to attend specific training, such as:
• Basic Programmable Logic Controllers
Course Length
• This is a 5 day course.
Course Number
• The course code is EMS-230
To Register
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training course, contact your local authorized AllenBradley
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