Course Description:

This class is an excellent introduction to the field of building cable harness assemblies and allows the graduate the confidence to build industry-acceptable assemblies. This certification teaches the requirements and acceptance criteria for cables and harness assemblies.

Recommended prerequisites:  2-Day Hands-On Solder Training or 5-Day Specialized Certification, IPC-A-610 Certification; IPC-J-STD-001 Certification (with or without the Space Addendum).

Included in this module:

  • Module 1 (required) Introduction/IPC Professional Policies and Procedures (section 1); Foreword and Applicable Documents (section 2); Cable/wire preparation (section 3); Measuring Cable Assemblies (section 11); Testing Cable Assemblies (section 19)
  • Module 2 (optional) Crimp Terminations (section 5) and Insulation Displacement Connections (section 6)
  • Module 3 (optional)
  • Soldered Terminations (section 4)
  • Module 4 (optional)
  • Connectorization (section 9) and Molding/Potting (section 10)
  • Module 5 (optional) Splices (section 8)
  • Module 6 (optional) Marking/Labeling (section 12); Wire Bundle Securing (section 14); Shielding (section 15); Protective Coverings (section 16)
  • Module 7 (optional) Coaxial and Twin axial Cable Assemblies (section 13)
  • Module 8 (optional) Solderless Wire Wrap (section 18)

2023 Certification Dates:   Aug 7-10, Oct 2-5
Course Length:  4 days
Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


2023 Recertification DatesMay 31-June 1, July 5-6, July 31-Aug 1, Sept 5-6, Nov 15-16
Course Length:  2 days
 Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Course Materials:

Required book:

IPC/WHMA-A-620 Manual
*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, Building Cable and Harness Assemblies (Available soon)
· Lilia Ortega, CIT, Building Cable and Harness Assemblies (Available soon)

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