MTR – Appreciation of Low Voltage Three Phase Motors Principles & Protection

Outline Content

  • Basic Principles of three phase motors
  • Induction motors
  • Synchronous motors
  • Variable speed motors
  • Motors starters
  • Motor controllers and variable speed operation
  • Harmonic distortion
  • Motor protection
  • Testing techniques
  • Fault finding
  • Practical exercises


3 days

Course Overview

This course covers the design, construction and operation of induction, synchronous, and variable-speed low voltage AC motors including techniques for motor starting and operation. The course includes both theoretical and practical operation and testing of three phase motors.

Who should attend?

Electrical personnel responsible for the operation and maintenance of electrical motors or requiring additional competency in motor control, operation and testing.


Candidates who successfully complete the course and theoretical assessment will receive a Faraday Centre competence certificate. Candidates who fail or do not wish to undertake the competence assessment will receive a Faraday Centre attendance certificate.


Course: £715.00+VAT (where applicable) per person.
Assessment: £85.00 + VAT (where applicable) per person.

Note: course assessment is optional.

All prices exclude VAT and are subject to revision without notice. Further dates can be added upon request, please contact us.

Course Dates

This course currently operates on demand. Should you wish to book this course please contact us.