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SIRIUS Soft Starters 3RW5 Selection, Commissioning and Diagnostics (SD-SOST3RW5)


  • You will get a general introduction on components, accessories, and features of SIRIUS Soft Starters 3RW5 portfolio and will learn how to select a soft starter for applications. Further commissioning and diagnostics with and without optional Soft Starter ES (TIA Portal) software is part of this training.

  • Separate 1day Training on how to repair a SIRIUS Softstarter 3RW5 is available (SD-3RW5REP)
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 2 days 2 days Part1 – Part7 (*) 1 day Repairing (*)
Language en

Target Group

  • Commissioning engineers
  • Engineering personnel
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Service personnel
  • Programmers


  • Part 1: System overview
  • Introduction on SIRIUS Soft Starters hardware components and accessories
  • Part 2: Selection of SIRIUS Soft Starters
  • Using Simulation Tool for Soft Starters (STS)
  • Part3: Commissioning of SIRIUS Soft Starters
  • Set Parameters at 3RW50/3RW52 with screw driver
  • Set Parameters at 3RW55 with HMI HighFeature
  • Introduction of SIRIUSsim and Soft Starter ES (TIA Portal)
  • License model and features of Soft Starter ES (TIA Portal)
  • Differences in Portal View and Project view
  • Commissioning with Soft Starter ES (TIA Portal) and SIRIUSsim
  • Using device assistant to create new configuration and parameterization
  • Parameterization of base parameters (monitoring and protection features)
  • Parameter download to device
  • Software-based function check of device using commissioning editor
  • Learn about switching different control stations
  • Store final project as archive
  • Part 4: Troubleshooting
  • Diagnostic at LED and HMI High Feature
  • Diagnostic views of Soft Starter ES (TIA Portal)
  • Check device logbook for errors and warnings
  • Part 5: Advanced engineering features of Soft Starter ES Professional
  • Using engineering trace for value recording
  • Setup and use device trace for value recording with trigger event
  • Part 6: Communication
  • Activation and access of webserver
  • Activation and access of OPC UA Server using UA Expert
  • Part 7: Integration into SIMATIC Automation System
  • Project setup with S7-1500 PLC in STEP7 (TIA Portal)
  • Integration of SIRIUS Softstarter 3RW5 with PROFINET Communication Module
  • Project Download to PLC
  • Assign PROFINET device name
  • Check communication
  • Learn how startup parameterization works


  • Knowledge of switchgear and controlgear
  • Basic knowledge of automation systems desirable


  • Knowledge of STEP 7 (TIA Portal) software advantageous but is not essential.
  • Each participant has his own system of measuring devices and PC with software at his disposal.
  • The training documents are available for download or lifetime online after the end of the course.