IPC-A-610: Certified IPC Specialist (CIS)

IPC_A_610_Specialist_2c_mdThis extensive and comprehensive, industry standard, 4-day class enables selected candidates to develop the skills necessary to understand the appropriate accept/reject criteria for soldered electrical and electronic assemblies.The training includes classroom presentations, examples

The training includes classroom presentations, examples and instruction from highly experienced Certified IPC Trainers which will enhance the learning experience and student proficiency.

The entire course consists of 9 modules in all – Modules 1 and 2 are prerequisites and Modules 3 through 9 are optional, based on company needs/requirements. (Please call us to discuss detailed information.)

This class will enable you to gain the expertise and confidence to effectively earn the title of “Certified IPC Specialists” (CIS).

Students will be required to take a series of open book, multiple choice written proficiency exams and attain a minimum passing grade of 70%.

Training Topics: (consisting of 9 Modules)

Modules 1 and 2 Definition of Requirements, Terms and Definitions
Professional Policies and Procedures
Module 3 Hardware Installation
Module 4 Soldering and Acceptability Requirements
Module 5 Terminal Connections
Module 6 Through-Hole Technology
Module 7 Surface Mount Assemblies
Module 8 Component Damage and PCB Assemblies
Module 9 Solderless Wire Wrap

Features and Benefits of Certification

  • Provides a standardized set of industry developed and universally recognized workmanship standard for the electronics industry.
  • Certification is a “portable” document and is the property of the certified individual.
  • The certification is valid for a period of two years

Training Materials Included

  • A copy of the IPC A-610 Specification.
  • An IPC Certificate of Completion.


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