Course Description:

The education and training goal of this program is to improve the accuracy of discrimination between “acceptable” or “unacceptable” electronic printed circuit board assembly per the IPC-A-610 Rev. H. series.

Recommended prerequisites:  Specialized Hands-On Tutorial Certification/Challenge

Included in this module:

  • Introduction/IPC Professional Policies and Procedures Module 2 (required)
  • Foreword, Applicable Documents, & Handling Module 3 (optional)
  • Hardware Installation Module 4 (optional)
  • Soldering (Including High Voltage) Module 5 (optional)
  • Terminal Connections (Requires Modules 4 & 8 prior) Module 6 (optional)
  • Through-Hole Technology (Including TH Jumper Wires) (Requires Modules 4 & 8 prior to taking this module) Module 7 (optional)
  • Surface Mount Assemblies (Including SMT Jumper Wires) (Requires Modules 4 & 8 prior to taking this module) Module 8 (optional)
  • Component Damage and Printed Circuit Boards and Assemblies Module 9 (optional)
  • Solderless Wire Wrap

2021 Certification DatesSept 20-23, Oct 18-21, Nov 29-Dec 2
2022 Certification DatesJan 17-20, Feb 28-Mar 3, Mar 28-31, May 23-26, June 13-16
Course Length:  4 days
Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

2021 Recertification DatesSept 7-8, Oct 11-12
2022 Recertification DatesJan 3-4, Feb 14-15, Mar 7-8, Apr 18-19, May 9-10, May 31-June 1
Course Length:  2 days
Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Course Materials:

Required book:

IPC-A-610 Manual, Rev. H.
*You must be registered for this course to order this book.
*All students receive course materials on the first day of class.

Supplemental Course Materials:

Please call (505) 293-3877 for inquiries on repair kits & tools
· Lilia Ortega, CIT, Printed Circuit Board Assemblies, EWS (available soon)
· Lilia Ortega, CIT, The PCB Assemblies Video, EWS Studios (available soon)

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