IPC-A-610 Acceptability of Electronics Assemblies Training and Certification Program

IPC-A-610G CIT (Trainer)

Targeting Excellence in Electronics Assembly Support for Lead Free and Modular Training at the Application Level!

IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies is the most widely used standard published by the IPC. With multiple language versions, it has an international reputation as the source for end product acceptance criteria for consumer and high reliability printed wiring assemblies.

| How the IPC Certification Program Works

In IPC-A-610 Training and Certification program candidates are certified once they complete their course of study and pass the certification examinations. All IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Trainers receive instructional materials for conducting Application Specialist training to personnel at all levels in manufacturing including buyers, sales teams and management.

| Program Benefits

An industry developed and approved program that includes training, certification and instructional materials based on the IPC-A-610 is available to your company. This certification will demonstrate your commitment to customer requirements and greatly assists any company dedicated to ISO-9000 or other quality assurance initiatives. Certified IPC Trainers can conduct Certified IPC Application Specialist (CIS) courses and certify the participants. This training and certification has immediate recognition, legitimacy and value throughout the electronics industry.

| Schedule, Terms & Conditions

    • Establishing and maintaining integrity of the certification program.
    • Purpose and application of IPC-A-610.
    • Hardware installation.
    • Soldering criteria, including lead free connections.
    • Soldered requirements for connecting to terminals.
    • Soldered connection requirements for plated-through holes.
    • Surface mounting criteria for chip components, leadless and leaded chip carriers.
    • Swaged hardware and heatsink requirements of mechanical assemblies.
    • Component mounting criteria for DIPS, socket pins and card edge connectors.
    • Jumper wire assembly requirements.
    • Solder fillet dimensional criteria for all major SMT component groups.
    • Soldering defects such as tombstoning, dewetting, voiding and others.
    • Criteria for component damage, laminate conditions, cleaning and coating.
    • Steps to effectively use the lesson plan and materials, tips on inspection and a review of important Certified IPC Trainer skills.

| Who should become a Certified IPC Trainer?

Anyone responsible for the quality and reliability of electronic assemblies should consider becoming an IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Trainer. Trainers and quality supervisors well-versed in electronic assembly are excellent candidates for IPC-A-610 training, as are engineering and manufacturing supervisors with assembly responsibilities.