Z1000 Installation and Start-up

Class Name/Number: Z1000 Installation and Start-up / TRM015-Z1000
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Class Cost: $460


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Duration: 2 Days

Class Topics:

The Z1000 Installation and Start-up class is designed for technicians and engineers that need to know how to install and start-up a Z1000 Drive Bypass or a Z1000U MATRIX Drive.* The student will learn to locate and document vital drive and bypass data that can be used to determine correct parts or contact Yaskawa's technical support group. Next, the student will practice installing the drive power and motor wiring as well as the control IO. And finally, the student will practice the proper procedures to perform a startup by successfully completing application stories.

Class topics include but are not limited to:

  • Learning the Z1000 Bypass and Z1000U MATRIX Drive
    • Schematic Review
    • Component Review
  • Start-up Report
  • Perform a Simple Start-up
  • Bypass Operation Review
  • Define advanced features
    • Smoke Purge/Auto Transfer/Remote Transfer
    • Loss of Load Detection
    • Run Interlocking
    • Energy Savings operation
  • Application Stories
  • Specialty Z1000U Specific Functions
    • Low Harmonics Priority Mode
    • Eco Mode
    • Improved Speed Search

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.

COVID Policies 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, which follow local, state or federal mask orders or revised CDC guidelines. Students should bring with them and may wear during the class, a facemask or face shield approved by the CDC for COVID-19 face protection based on Yaskawa’s safety protocol level at the time of their scheduled class.


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 class must wear non-melting, untreated, natural fiber long pants.


At least some prior experience with programming of any of Yaskawa AC Drives. You should also possess a basic knowledge of motors and inverters.

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

In addition to the eLearning modules (eLM) listed above, you must complete the following eLM and submit the certification test:

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

Class Format:

The class consists of approximately 20% lecture and 80% hands-on exercises. Special emphasis is placed on the hands-on portion of this class.

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 100%. 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.