Industrial Electrical Controls Training Package

Our Electrical Controls Training provides a complete electrical control training from a subject matter expert. We utilize electrical control simulators to demonstrate real world electrical controls. Whether you choose to schedule onsite training or utilize our curriculum and simulator package, our customized solution will provide your emloyees with comprehensive electrical controls training and experience. Schedule your electrical controls training today!

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Our Industrial Electrical Controls Training Package Includes

Electrical Controls Simulator (1)

Portable workstation with industrial, real world plant components

Matches perfectly to Lab Guide with step by step instructions

Folds up for easy storage

Non-skid rubber feet

Dimensions: 48″ x 20″ x 24″

Instructor Guides (1)

Lesson Plans: a complete guide for the instructor that clearly describes the learning objectives, materials needed, and topics to be covered for each of the sessions

Lesson Content: text, images, and diagrams that help to demonstrate the concepts in the session

Hands-On Activities: each session includes instructions for each hands-on activity

Student Profile Sheet

Lists all skills that must be attained by students before passing the course; provides a guide for all curriculum

Lab Guide (1)

Step-by-step instructions and pictures to support all activities that utilize the training simulator

Student Guides (2)

Lesson Content: text, images, and diagrams that help to demonstrate the concepts in the session

Hands-On Activities: each session includes instructions for each hands-on activity

Standard Equipment

Ice Cube Relays (8-PIN 120 VAC; 8-pin 24 VDC; 11-pin)

On-Delay and Off-Delay Timers

Bad Relay

Bad Switch

Auxiliary Contacts


Normally Open Contact

Normally Closed Contact

Tool Kit (Optional)

Hand tools

Consumables (Wire, Wire Nuts, etc)

Safety equipment

Support Package

Email and phone support by qualified MST experts upon request

Training Programs

  • Session 1 - Electrical Controls Diagrams and Control Logic

    Industrial Control Language, Basic Rules of Diagrams, Wiring Diagrams, Types of Control Systems, Magnetic Control Circuits, One Load Per Line, Load Connections, Control Device Connections, Line Number Reference, Numerical Cross-Reference Systems, Signals of Control Circuits, Basic Control Circuits, Pilot Devices and Pilot Lights, Pushbutton Sequence Control, Jogging Controlled by a Selector Switch

  • Session 2 - Electrical Control Devices I

    Legend Plates, Operators, Contact Blocks, Selector Switches, Limit Switches, Types of Limit Switches and Applications, Installation of Limit Switches

  • Session 3 - Electromechanical Relays

    Types of Relays, General Purpose Relays, Machine Control Relays, Contact Construction, Contact Life Expectancy, Contact Failure, Solid-State Relays, Relay Ratings, Voltage Drop, A Comparison of Electromechanical and Solid-State Relays, Manual Relay Operation, Troubleshooting Relays

  • Session 4 - Electrical Control Devices II

    Drum Switches, Pressure Switches, Typical Pressure Switch Applications, Differential Pressure, Protecting Pressure Switches, Temperature Switches, Smoke/Gas Switches, Flow and Float Switches, Installation of Flow Switches, Level Switches, Temperature and Level Control Combinations, Automated Systems, Preventing Problems When Installing Control Devices, Protecting Switch Contacts, Testing Electromechanical Switches, Troubleshooting Control Devices

  • Session 5 - Photoelectric Switches

    Operation, Light Sources, Applications of Photoelectric Switches, Symbols, Modes of Use, General Characteristics, Scanning Techniques, Fiber Optics, Lasers, Selecting Scanning Methods, Precautions, Handling of Photoelectric Switches

  • Session 6 - Proximity Switches

    Types of Proximity Switches, Self-Contained Low-Profile Extended-Sensing-Range Inductive and Compact Inductive Proximity Switches, Selecting Proximity Switches, Hall Effect Sensors, Hall Effect Sensor Actuation, Hall Effect Sensor Applications, Photoelectric and Proximity Outputs

  • Session 7 - Timers

    Types of Timers, Solid-State Timer Modes, Thumbwheel and DIP Switches, Timer Functions, Supply Voltage Controlled Timers, Contact-Controlled, Multiple Contact and Motor-Driven Timers, One-Shot Timer and Multiple Contact Timer Applications, Timer and Counters for PLCs, Troubleshooting Timing Circuits

  • Session 8 - Troubleshooting Relays

    Determining Causes of Failure, Manual Relay Operations, Troubleshooting Equipment and Testing, Multimeter Test, Troubleshooting Solid-State Relays, Relay Fails to Turn OFF Load, Relay Fails to Turn ON Load, Erratic Relay Operation, Troubleshooting Contactors and Motor Starters, Troubleshooting Guides, Troubleshooting Mechanical Switches, Troubleshooting Solid-State Switches, Two-Wire Solid-State Switches, Three-Wire Solid-State Switches, Protecting Switch Contacts, Flush-Mounted Inductive and Capacitive Proximity Sensors, Non-Flush-Mounted Inductive Capacitive Proximity Sensors, Mounting Photoelectric Sensors, Protecting Pressure Switches, Flow Switches, Troubleshooting Solenoid-Operated Valves, Troubleshooting Solenoids, Heating Elements, Troubleshooting Heating Elements, Open or Short Circuit Test, Power Draw Test, Insulation Breakdown Test

  • Session 9 - Control Circuits

    Definition, Industrial Control Schematics, Elements of Control Circuits, The Need for Control Circuits, Control Circuit Requirements, Installation of Control Circuits, Safety, Multiple Devices from Different Locations and from a Common Supply Voltage, Simultaneous Operation of Magnetic Starters, Pressure Switch with Pilot Light Indicating Device Activation, Start/Stop Station with Pilot Light Indicating No Device Activation, Pushbutton Sequence Control, Selector Switch Jogging, Forward and Reverse Control Using Indicator Lights

  • Session 10 - On-Line Troubleshooting

    Definition of On-Line Troubleshooting, Key Components of Effective Troubleshooting, Procedures, On-Line Troubleshooting Versus Conventional Troubleshooting Methods, Safety

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Multi-Skill Training Services, Inc. (MST) can enhance the performance of your industrial maintenance personnel by improving your maintenance employees’ technical skills through targeted training.