This course is designed to allow those persons who have focused solely on Domestic and small commercial installations to expand their knowledge and skills to enter the Industrial sectors of the Electrical Industry and wish to design, wire and install motors and starter circuits.

Course Duration:

  • 10 Days

Course Outcomes:

  • The identification and selection of various types of Single phase and Three Phase Motors & Starters
  • The circuit designing and installing of three and single phase AC motors and starters
  • Testing of Single & Three Phase Motors & Starters


Recommended Entry Criteria

  • Completed the Domestic Electrical Wiring Course or at least 2 years’ experience in the Domestic and Small Commercial Electrical Industry.
  • Minimum age of 17 years
  • Grade 9 – English, Afrikaans, Maths, & science
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Three Phase Motors & Starters:

  • Identify Three Phase Motors
  • Connect Three Phase Motors
  • Perform Three Phase Motor Test
  • Motor and Starter Circuit Design:
    • Direct On Line
    • Sequence Starting (3 Variations)
    • Forward / Reverse
    • Panel Designs (3 Variations)
    • Star / Delta Starter (3 Variations)
    • Oscillator Panel
  • Fault Find on Motors and Starters:
    • Single Phasing
    • Reverse Coil
    • Control Circuit
    • Main Circuit
  • Theory on Motors and Starters

Single Phase Motors & Starters:

  • Identify Single Phase Motors
  • Connecting Single Phase Motors
  • Conduct Single Phase Motor Test
  • Wire Single Phase Starting System:
    • Forward Reverse Starter With Contactors
    • Forward Reverse With Selector Switches