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Variable Frequency Drives

Course Code: EO0706CA17

6 TCHs Offered for NJ Water and Wastewater Operators
(License S, C, N, T, W, VSWS)

Electrical Training Course, Variable Frequency Drives

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Date & Time

March 22, 2017
8:30am - 3:45pm (Check in time: 8:00am)


This electrical training course will introduce you to variable frequency drives (VFDs) and the reasons for their application in controlling the rotational speed of motors and other electrical equipment. While most control circuits used in industrial or commercial applications still use mechanical operating systems, the application of VFD's is increasing as a way to reduce power consumption and other operating costs.  

This Variable Frequency Drives Electrical Training Course Will Cover:

  • VFD theory, operation and applications
  • New installations
  • Startup/feedback controls
  • Control status, monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Maintaining/servicing VFDs

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In addition to 0.6 Rutgers CEUs, this electrical training course has been approved for the following continuing education credits:

NJ Licensed Water and Wastewater Operators: 6 TCHs (Approval #01-090008-30)

PA Water and Wastewater Operators: 6 Recert Hours

NJ Electrical Contractor Continuing Education Hours: 6

Registration Fee $290.00
Multi-Person Registration Fee $260.00 Register with a colleague and save!
NJLWO Fee (T/W/VSWS License Holders Only) $145.00
Cancellation Fee $75.00

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Extension Conference Center
18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Parking permit required for this location (will be provided to registrants).

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli, 848-932-7207
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin, 848-932-7204

Attention U.S. Veterans:

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.