Hands On Troubleshooting for iQpump1000 Drives

Class Name/Number: Hands On Troubleshooting for iQpump1000 Drives / TRM030-iQpump1000HOTS
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Class Cost: $980


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Duration: 3.5 Days

Class Topics:

This class is designed for technicians and engineers who need to know the basic theory of troubleshooting a Yaskawa iQpump1000 variable speed drive. The student will learn to troubleshoot the VFD by first learning to read the elementary diagram. Then learning what the fault code is indicating as the problem. And finally, the student will learn the applicable procedures using test equipment to identify the bad components in the variable speed drive.

Class topics include but are not limited to:

Installation & Start-up

1.1 Nameplate
1.2 Main Circuit Electrical Installation
1.3 Control Circuit Electrical Installation
1.4 Oscilloscope Training

Elementary Diagram
2.1 Main Circuit
DC Bus
2.2 Power Board / Gate Drive
2.3 Control Board
2.4 Terminal Board
Digital Outputs
Digital Inputs
Analog Inputs
Analog Outputs
Pulse Train Output
Serial Communications

Troubleshooting Techniques
3.1 Test Equipment
3.2 Demo Introduction
3.3 Checks Without Power
3.4 Checks With Power
3.5 Faults

4.1 iQpump1000 139A Checklist
4.2 iQpump1000 Installation and Start-up DEMO

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.

Social Distancing During Training Classes:

Yaskawa America, Technical Training Services follows the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) recommendation of social distancing at least six feet during factory training classes held at the Yaskawa America facility in Waukegan, IL. To meet these recommendations, we’ve physically rearranged the classrooms and limited the number of students enrolled in the class.

Students and instructors must adhere to Yaskawa’s safety protocol for mask or face shield utilization in all Yaskawa training facilities and be fully vaccinated. Students must bring with them and wear during the class, a face mask or face shield that has been approved by the CDC for COVID-19 face protection.


Yaskawa TTS provides a number of training classes for its customers that require the use of low-level voltages (120vac, 208vac, and 460vac). To ensure a level of safety for the student while working with training class equipment using these voltages, TTS follows an Arc Flash Policy that is consistent with NFPA 70E.

Each student attending the class must wear non-melting, untreated, natural fiber long pants.


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

It is highly recommended that you review the following eLearning modules (eLM) 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 4.

Class Format:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday class is held from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, with a one-hour lunch and two 15-minute breaks. This class is held from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm on Friday, with a one-hour lunch and one 15-minute break. The class consists of approximately 70% hands-on exercises and 30% 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% or better. 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 2.4 CEUs for this program.

Class Cost:

Contact Yaskawa for pricing at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 4. 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 class, call Technical Training Services at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 4 or email training@yaskawa.com. Please have a PO ready when you call. Class sizes are limited, so call early to reserve your seat. PO must be net 30 days.

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.