IPC/WHMA-A-620 Requirements & Acceptance for Cable & Wire Harness Assemblies Training and Certification Program

IPC/WHMA-A-620C CIT (Trainer)

Targeting Excellence in Cable and Wire Harness Manufacturing

Provides Support for Lead Free, Testing and Modular Training at the Application Level!
The IPC Wire Harness Acceptability Task Group of the Product Assurance Committee and the Wire Harness Manufacturers’ Association Industry Technical Guidelines Committee prepared this standard. IPC/WHMA-A-620 describes acceptability criteria for crimped, mechanically secured and soldered interconnection and the corresponding lacing/restraining criteria associated with cable and harness assemblies.

All IPC/WHMA-A-620 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 IPC/WHMA-A-620 is available to your company. Certification demonstrates commitment to customer requirements and greatly facilitates certification to ISO Certification or other quality assurance initiatives. Certified IPC Trainers can conduct Certified IPC Application Specialist (CIS) courses and certify the participants. By having earned this portable credential, you’ll receive immediate recognition, legitimacy and value throughout the electronics industry.

| Who Should Become a Certified Trainer?

Anyone responsible for the quality and reliability of cable and wire harness should consider becoming an IPC/WHMA-A-620 Certified IPC Trainer. Trainers and quality supervisors well-versed in cable and wire harness are excellent candidates for IPC/WHMA-A-620 training, as are engineering and manufacturing supervisors.

| Pre-requisites to become an IPC/WHMA-A-620 Trainer

    • Qualification: BE with 6 years industry experience or a Technical Engineering Diploma with 10 Years Experience.
    • If participant is already a certified IPC trainer for any other course of IPC, the same needs to be mentioned.
    • Once registered for the chosen course, participant will be interviewed by us to gauge his/her suitability (Communication skills included) to become a certified trainer.
    • Only on clearing the interview and making Course Fee payment, participant can attend the course on next scheduled dates.
    • Participant must pass the Exam of the course to get certified.
    • If fails in the test, he/she will be allowed to take retest at applicable charges.
    • If the participant fails in retest also, he/she needs to apply afresh and has to pay the course fees once again.
    • On passing the test, participant becomes a “Certified IPC Trainer” (CIT) of the course.
    • This certificate is valid for a period of Two Years.
    • To get re-certified, CIT needs to take a challenge test at 50% of original price before the validity date expires.
    • Re-certification extends the validity for two more years.
    • Upon successful certification, Participants need to sign a CIT agreement with IPC India.

| IPC/WHMA-A-620 Instructor Training Course Topics

    • Cable and wire dimensioning, tolerances and preparation.
    • Crimp terminations:
        - Stamped and formed contacts.
        - Machined Contacts.
    • Insulation displacement connections.
    • Ultrasonic welding.
    • Soldered terminations
    • Splices
    • Connectorization
    • Molding and potting
    • Marking and labeling
    • Co-ax and twin-ax assembly
    • Wire bundle securing
    • Shielding
    • Installation
    • Wire wrap (solderless)
    • Testing of Cable/Wire Harness Assemblies.

| Schedule, Terms & Conditions

    • 4 days Class Room Session.
    • Daily timing : 9.00 AM to 5.30 PM
    • On the first day, participants need to be at the venue by 8.30am to complete registration formalities.
    • Venue – IPC India Training Centre, Bangalore / In-house Course.
    • Max. Batch Size – 12 participants from Industry.
    • Email ID and Knowledge on Usage of Laptops is Mandatory for every participant to take online exam.
    • Participants need to bring their own laptop/tablet to take Online Examination (EDGE.2.0).
    • Registrations are open.