Course Descriptions

Best Practices in Electronic Assembly Processes

You have the responsibility and resources to improve the productivity of an assembly operation....what do you do? This course drives awareness and solutions to the adverse impact that non-optimal assembly practices and processes have on the product quality and financial success of electronic assembly businesses. A comprehensive perspective on problem issues is developed for the most currently critical electronic assembly process, materials (both existing and emerging), equipment, procedures, and methods. Most importantly, practical solutions are presented.

BGA Rework

During original manufacturing, BGAs are some of the easiest, highest yield components to place on electronic assemblies. If, for some reason, a BGA has to be removed and replaced, special equipment and knowledge is required. There are many areas of concern that must be identified and considered prior to performing a BGA replacement. This course focuses on all aspects of BGA removal and replacement including BGA identification, laminates and land patterns, solder alloys, and thermal profiles.

IPC J-STD-001 Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) Recertification Program

CIT's are certified for 2 years and must attend a 16-hour recertification class to maintain their certification status. CIT's will have the opportunity to review the content of the standard in its current revision as well as discuss any clarification of intent resulting from Technical Committee activities. Testing and workmanship samples are required for successful recertification.

IPC Rework/Repair and Modification Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) Recertification Program

CIT's are certified for 24 months and must attend a 16-hour recertification class to maintain their certification status. CIT's will have the opportunity to review the content of the standard in its current revision as well as discuss any clarification of intent resulting from Technical Committee activities. Testing and workmanship samples are required for successful recertification.

IPC-A-600 Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) Certification/Recertification Program

This training program provides a detailed review of the IPC-A-600 criteria and concludes with a qualifying examination. Those who pass the exam are recognized as "IPC-A-600 Certified IPC Trainers" and receive instructional materials to use in "Application Specialist" training. The Application Specialist training is modular and allows for any or all of the four sections of the document to be taught.

IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) Certification Program

This program will greatly assist any company dedicated to providing quality training to the IPC-A-610 Acceptability Document. CIT's are qualified to conduct Certified IPC Application Specialist (CIS) training and certification programs according to the accept/reject criteria for the appropriate class of product. After successful completion of the course, Instructors are certified for 2 years.

IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) Recertification Program

CIT's are certified for 24 months and must attend a 16-hour recertification class to maintain their certification status.  CIT's will have the opportunity to review the content of the standard in its current revision as well as discuss any clarification of intent resulting from Technical Committee activities. Testing is required for successful recertification.