Hands-On Training

Motion Control Fundamentals

Course Number-CCN130

Course Purpose:

This course provides students with an overview of motion control concepts, terminology, functionality, and applications. In addition, students will learn how motion control applications function using the concepts and principles discussed in each lesson. This course allows students to establish the strong essential foundation needed to maintain and program motion control systems.


After completing this course, students should be able to perform the following tasks:

• Identify:
– Servo motion elements
– Motion drive elements
– Motor types and components – Feedback devices

• Trace the power supply circuit
• Create a motion profile
• Identify and apply a reference
• Trace signal flow through the drive control module • Identify and scale loads

Job Aids Included:

Motion Control Fundamentals Procedures Guide


Who Should Attend

Individuals who:
• Need to learn basic motion control concepts for their job
• Need a prerequisite for attending other motion control courses


Background in basic electricity, electronics, controllers operation, and computer concepts is helpful

Course Agenda

Day 1

  • Identifying Servo Motion Elements

  • Tracing the Power Supply Circuit

  • Creating a Motion Profile

  • Identifying and Applying a Reference

    Day 2

  • Identifying Motion Drive Elements

  • Tracing Signal Flow Through the Drive Control Module

  • Identifying Motor Types and Components

  • Identifying Feedback Devices

  • Identifying and Scaling Loads

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.