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IPC-A-600 Certified IPC Specialist Recertification

This course is designed to help electronic manufacturers achieve the highest quality, productivity, and cost-effective production by ensuring that personnel can correctly apply the acceptability criteria of the IPC-A-600"Acceptability of Printed Boards"whilst performing visual inspection of unpopulated PCBs.

How the Recertification Program Works:
Candidates must pass open-book assessments. Successful candidates are awarded
Certified IPC Specialist Certification valid for a further two years. Certified IPC Specialists may be recertified by two means:

IPC-A-600 Certified IPC Specialist Recertification Course
This consists of a review of the IPC-A-600
material, duration will depend on the modules selected below:

Recertification Course Outline:


Module 1 : Introduction/IPC Professional training policies

Module 2 : External Observable Characteristics

Module 3 : Internal Observable Characteristics

Module 4 : Miscellaneous

Challenge Test
Candidates are allowed to take a challenge test, which simply means taking the open assessments without prior course instruction from the Certified IPC Trainer or Master IPC Trainer. Candidates who successfully achieve the required 70% score from the assessments are deemed to be recertified.

This recertification will further demonstrate your commitment to customer requirements and greatly assist any company dedicated to ISO or other quality assurance initiatives. Upon satisfactory
course completion, participants will receive IPC certification, which is valid for 2 years. This training and certification has immediate recognition and value throughout the electronics industry. This program provides your personnel with a valuable internationally industry-recognised credential.

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