MotionWorks IEC Hardware Configuration Basics

Class Name: MotionWorks IEC Hardware Configuration Basics

Class Number: TRM010-MotionWorksIEC-HardwareConfig

Class Location: Web

Class Cost: $0

Duration: 8-10 hours


This self-guided video training tutorial series is available at no charge and can be taken anytime without enrollment.

Install MotionWorks IEC Pro Version 3 or higher, and download the class materials and Quick Reference Guide. Follow along with the how-to videos on YouTube or download. Install Chrome Browser and Java to use the Web UI.

Submit the certification test to to receive CEU credit.

Class Topics:

This self-guided video training teaches how to use MotionWorks IEC to configure and test various features of an MPiec controller system, such as user units and servo parameters. This class is designed for individuals that have completed the “Web UI Basics” training course. Remote connection to Yaskawa training demo units and live video feed is accomplished using an industrial-grade remote connection system provided by Secomea. This class is does not involve any programming.

The class is designed to prepare the student to pass the certification test. Passing the Certification Test is a prerequisite for enrollment into intermediate level training courses. The certification test may be submitted by email to


  1. Remote Demo Connection (MP3300iec & Sigma-7)
  2. Basic Concepts
  3. Axis Configuration - Basic
  4. Test Move
  5. Axis Configuration - Servo Options
  6. Absolute Encoders

Class Materials:

Please download the Class Materials (Doc# TRM010-MotionWorksIEC-HardwareConfig) and Quick Reference Guide.


To take this class, you will need:

  • Reliable high-speed internet connection
  • Windows 7 or 10 PC which meets these requirements:
    • Audio playback capability for video tutorials
    • Two (2) monitors configured for dual screen display
      • One screen for software
      • One screen for video tutorial
  • Software
    • MotionWorks IEC Pro version 3
    • Chrome Browser (Preferred browser for Web UI)
    • Java (For "operations" window of Web UI)

If you’re not sure if this class is right for you, call the Technical Training Services at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 4.

Class Format:

This class is delivered online using pre-recorded tutorial videos (100%). This arrangement allows the student flexibility in scheduling and work pace while eliminating travel expenses. Since the student is not away from the normal workplace, please take measures necessary to minimize interruptions.

Total play duration of all videos is about 4 hours, but the practice exercises and certification test also take some time. Allow a total of 10 hours to complete the training course, depending on prior experience.

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 90% 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 0.4 CEUs for this program.