Academy / Training / United States / YRC1000 Functional Safety Unit (FSU) Programming

This course teaches the optional Functional Safety Unit (FSU) programming for the YRC1000 controller.  Students are required to possess basic programming knowledge of the controller prior to attending this training module.

Course Overview

This course consists of classroom lectures, demonstrations, discussions and hands-on practice exercises. Covered topics are related to real-world examples and applications. To create an interactive and enhanced learning environment, class size is limited to 12. To perform the hands-on practice exercises, students are typically assigned 2 to a pendant at Yaskawa Academy.

Course Materials

Students receive a course outline, objectives, and a manual, which details specific topics covered in the class. Students are urged to take notes, participate in discussions, and inquire about specific operating issues.


The YRC1000 Basic Programming Module is a prerequisite to attend the YRC1000 Functional Safety Unit Module.


Primary topics include:

  • FSU Overview
  • List of functions
  • Axis Range Limit Function
  • Axis Speed Monitor
  • Tool Interference
  • Robot Range Limit
  • Speed Limit
  • Tool Angle Monitor
  • Recovery


Training class schedules are subject to be changed without notice, based on instructor availability.  All Training classes are held in the Miamisburg, OH Training Facility unless other prior arrangements have been confirmed.

Attendees who complete the required number of contact hours will receive a certificate of completion.  Those who meet the contact hours requirement, and score 70% or better on the final exam, will be awarded Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Course Details - LAST UPDATED - 03/31/2020


May 27, Jul 7, Sep 9, Nov 23


This course runs 3.0 days (19.5 contact hours), class starts & ends (8:30am - 4:30pm) starting on the date indicated above.



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