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   IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Specialist Recertification

The IPC-A-610 standard is the most widely recognised and accepted standard ever published by the IPC for the PCB assembly industry. 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-610 "Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies" whilst performing visual inspection of PCB's.

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:

1. IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Specialist Recertification course.
This consists of a review of the IPC-A-610 material, duration will depend on the modules selected below:

Recertification Course Outline:

Module 1: IPC Policies and procedures, foreword, applicable documents and handling

Module 2: Soldering (including high voltage)
Module 3: Component damage and PCBs
Module 4: Terminal connections
Module 5: Through-hole technology
Module 6: Surface Mount technology
Module 7: Hardware

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