Recognized Rigging Training Programs

Motion Labs

Motion Laboratories, Inc.
520 Furnace Dock Road, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

Contact Information:
Dave Herrmann, Training and Development Manager,
914-788-8877 / 914-788-8866 (fax)

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ETCP Recognized Training Program since May 14, 2019

Portable Fixed Speed Low Voltage Chain Hoist Control Repair

16 ETCP Renewal Credits

December 2-3, 2020

2 John Walsh Boulevard, Peekskill, NY 10566

Learn how Motion Labs portable fixed speed low voltage chain hoist control equipment works and how to repair it.  Classes are limited to ten trainees and taught in a dedicated training space with a mix of slide deck presentations and hands-on work. Hotel accommodations conveniently located next door with discounted rates for attendees.

Course description:
Presentations provide in-depth theoretical training. Operation demonstrations and hands-on simulated repairs with MLI equipment provide applied learning and experience in a controlled environment.  We break the system down into four main circuits and explain the function and properties of each circuit and all the components in the system. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to diagnose and repair issues with Motion Labs portable fixed speed low voltage chain hoist control equipment, as well as understand basic system operation. MLI company certification available upon successful completion of evaluation.  

Topics include:

  • System design, components, and basic operation
  • Techniques for diagnosing and troubleshooting
  • Phase reverse
  • Contactor enable
  • Relay/contactor function
  • Maintenance and repair of cables

Classes are taught by skilled Motion Labs employees with many years’ experience designing, building, installing, and repairing Motion Labs equipment.

Hoist control repair training is great for entertainment riggers, electricians, user operators and repair technicians who use Motion Labs control products and want to diagnose or repair the equipment themselves.

To maintain classes that are concise and focused on the intended subject matter, we require trainees to know and understand the following prior to attending: 

  • Basic electrical safety
  • Basic electrical circuits
  • Operation and use of basic electrical test equipment
  • Comprehension of schematics, wiring diagrams, and component nomenclature
  • Basic operation of electric chain hoist systems


  • Morning break, lunch, and afternoon break with food and beverage
  • All required tools
  • Discount for local lodging


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