GA800 Application Programming - LIVE ONLINE

Class Name/Number: GA800 Application Programming - LIVE ONLINE / TRM010-GA800ApplicationsWEB
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Class Cost: $460


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Duration: 3 Days

Class Topics:

GA800 Training DemoThis class is designed for technicians and engineers who want to understand the general programming of a GA800 variable speed drive. Students will learn to adjust parameters in the drive using both the keypad and DriveWizard, to perform function demonstrations. Basic and advanced drive parameters will be discussed as well as drive monitors. A variety of hands on exercises in class will help the student thoroughly learn what the parameters functions do and how to set them up. Students are asked to bring an application they are working on to class, so the functions learned in the class can be incorporated into their design.

Class topics include but are not limited to:

  • Industrial Application Worksheet
  • Keypad Operation
  • Setup Wizard
  • Real Time Data Logging
  • Auto-Tuning
  • Specilized Monitors
    • Custom
    • Bar Graph
    • Analog Gauge
    • Trend Plot
  • Saving Parameter Sets
  • Programmable I/O Functions
  • Control Methods
  • Torque Control and Torque Limits
  • Speed Search
  • Stall Prevention
  • Application-Specific Programming
  • DriveWizard Software
  • DriveWizard Mobile

Class Materials:

Students will receive a copy of the class training manual as well as selected product user and instruction manuals in paper and/or electronic format.

You'll also need to install a copy of DriveWizard Industrial on your laptop before the class begins.

DriveWizard Industrial Download

DriveWizard Industrial eLearning Modules

You’ll also need to install a copy of DriveWizard Mobile on your phone and set up a Yaskawa Cloud login before the class begins.

DriveWizard Mobile Download

DriveWizard Mobile eLearning Modules

Connecting to the Training Classes:

Each student will need a laptop with a camera and microphone, an internet connection, 120v for the product demo and a quiet place to learn. Each morning you'll be connecting into our go-to-webinar system to see the class presentation and to be able to communicate with the instructor.  We'll contact you before the class with easy to follow, step-by-step instructions on how to connect to the go-to-webinar system.

Demo Units:

We will ship a product demo and all of the class materials directly to each student before the class begins. We will also arrange for a demo pick-up after the class ends.


At least some prior experience programming any of Yaskawa’s 1000 series of Drives (iQpump1000, A1000, V1000, P1000, Z1000 non-bypass).You should also possess a basic knowledge of motors and inverters.

Taking the Installation and Startup for the GA500 and GA800 is highly recommended to receive a well rounded training experience.

It is highly recommended that you review the VFD Basics eLearning Module (eLM.VFDB.01) and the Motor Basics eLearning Module (eLM.MTR.02.MotorBasics) before attending this class.

If you're not sure if this class is right for you, call and speak with one of Yaskawa's Product Training Engineers at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 41.

Class Format:

The class consists of approximately 50% hands-on exercises and 50% lecture.

Continuing Education Units:

Continuing Education Units will be awarded to those students that attend this training class in its entirety and pass the certification test with a score of 85% Yaskawa does not provide partial CEU credits for less than 100% attendance. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Yaskawa America Inc. offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Yaskawa America, Inc. is accredited by IACET to offer 1.4 CEUs for this program.

Class Cost:

Contact Yaskawa for pricing at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 41. The fee that you will be charged includes all training documents, a light snack each morning, and a lunch each day. Costs associated with travel, lodging, and evening meals are not included and are the student's responsibility.

To Enroll:

To enroll in any scheduled class, go to Request Training or call 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292), dial 41. Class sizes are limited, so call early to reserve your seat.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

Yaskawa reserves the right to cancel a scheduled class at any time due to low student enrollment. In this situation, the student will be asked to reschedule or the tuition cost will be refunded. Yaskawa is not liable for any charges incurred by the customer (i.e.; airline, hotel, and rental car) due to cancellation.

A student may cancel their enrollment more than one week before the start of the class with no penalty. A student wishing to cancel their enrollment within one week of the class start date will be subject to these charges:

  • The cancellation fee for end users, if canceling within one week for a scheduled factory class is 50% of the total class tuition fee.
  • The cancellation fee for Drives and Motion Distributors, if canceling within one week of a scheduled factory training class is 100% of the total tuition fee.
  • The cancellation fee for end users and distributors, if canceling an on-site class within three weeks of a scheduled class date is 100% of the class tuition and logistical fees.