Hands-On Training

PowerFlex 525-Drive Startup and Configuration

Course Number-CCA185

Course Purpose:

Upon completion of this course, given a wired PowerFlex® 525 drive and AC motor, you will be able to properly start up the drive and configure drive parameters to meet application-specific needs.

Throughout the course, you will have the chance to use a variety of hardware and software tools, including:

  • The PowerFlex 525 keypad

  • Connected Components WorkbenchTM software

    After each demonstration, you will be given exercises that offer hands-on practice using a PowerFlex 525 drive.

    This one-day course can be taken as a standalone course, or it can be taken in conjunction with other courses in the PowerFlex curriculum to further broaden skills development.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for individuals who need to configure and commission PowerFlex 525 drives.


To successfully complete this course, the following prerequisites are required:

  • Working knowledge of electricity, and knowledge of electrical and industrial safety (including PPE requirements and safe practices)

  • Completion of the AC/DC Motors and Drives Fundamentals course (Course Number CCA101) or Fundamentals of
    AC and DC Motors and Drives web-based training or equivalent experience

Course Agenda

Day 1

    • Identifying PowerFlex 525 Drive Hardware

    • Communicating with a PowerFlex 525 Drive and Modifying Parameters

    • Preparing a PowerFlex 525 Drive for Startup

    • Commissioning and Tuning a PowerFlex 525 Drive

    • Monitoring and Modifying PowerFlex 525 AppView and CustomView Parameters

    • Troubleshooting PowerFlex 525 Drive Faults

Kirby Risk Training Cancellation Policy

 If you cannot attend the above class as scheduled, notify your Kirby Risk sales representative or Sophie Dillman (smdillman@kirbyrisk.com) as soon as possible. If the enrollment is cancelled more than 16 days before the scheduled start of the event, 100% of the tuition will be refunded. If cancelled 16 to 8 days before the scheduled start of the event, 50% of the full tuition amount will be billed for standard enrollments. Cancellations received 7 days before the start of the event will be charged the full tuition. If a student fails to appear for a scheduled class, full tuition will be charged.