Siemens VFD course

This course is designed to give you a deep understanding of how a VFD works in an Industrial environment, the configuration of parameters, control philosophies, VFD selection criteria, and On-site troubleshooting concepts.  


  • Upon completing the VFD course from IIPD, the candidate should be able to perform the following functions at the site,  
  • Locating and identifying the hardware system  
  • Selection of VFD as per motor capacity  
  • Do basic troubleshooting  
  • Configure Motor parameter  
  • Set up VFD for working with PLC or other hardware  
  • Wiring the Digital & Analog I/O's


  • Design of the System and Components  
  • Electrical Basics Review  
  • Different motor-starting methods  
  • Incoming Power (line) Wiring  
  • Motor (load) Wiring  
  • Control Wiring  
  • Keypad Controls  
  • Terminal Strip Control -  Automatic, Manual  
  • Bus Communication Control  
  • IP setting and communication on the Profinet Network  
  • Open Loop Control  
  • Manual Operation, Connection Macros  
  • Automatic Operation -  2/3 wire mode  
  • References & Limits  
  • Motor Speeds - Min, Max, and Preset  
  • Ramp Times  
  • Speed Reference  
  • Inputs / Outputs Functions - Analog, Digital, and Relay  
  • Configuring using TIA Portal for Profibus/Profinet Network  


  • Understanding of Electrical Systems, Motors & Installations  
  • Programming Experience in Siemens TIA Portal  
  • Basic Knowledge of Automation Systems  
  • Engr/Technician Level candidates  


  • One to One -  Hands-on sessions  
  • On-Line Sessions (Batch)  

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