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IPC 620 log0    IPC/WHMA-A-620 Certified IPC Trainer Recertification

This training provides a detailed review of the IPC/WHMA-A-620 "Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Harness Assemblies" and concludes with a qualifying examination. After your trainers are recertified to this specification, they will be qualified to teach and certify individuals in this IPC standard.

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

1. IPC/WHMA-A-620 Certified IPC Trainer Recertification course.
This consists of a review of the IPC/WHMA-A-620 material, followed by open-book and closed-book assessments. There is also a one day optional practical.
2. Challenge Test
Candidates are allowed to take a challenge test, which simply means taking the open and closed book assessments without prior course instruction from the Master IPC Traine
r. Candidates can also take the optional practical assessment. Candidates who successfully pass the assessments are deemed to be recertified.

Recertification Course Outline:
Day 1 Module Topic Hour
  1 Introduction/Course Overview/Policy and Procedures, General (Section 1)
Referenced Documents (Section 2)
2 Preparation (Section 3) 0.5
3 Soldered Terminations (Section 4) 1.0
4 Crimp Terminations (Section 5) 1.0
  5 Insulation Displacement (IDC) (Section 6) 0.75
6 Ultrasonic Weld (Section 7) 0.75
7 Splices (Section 8) 0.75
8 Connectorization (Section 9) 0.75
9 Over-Molding/Potting (Section 10) 0.75
10 Measuring Cable Assemblies and Wires (Section 11) 0.25
11 Marking/Labelling (Section 12)


  Total 7.5

Day 2   Topic Hour
  12 Coaxial and Biaxial Cable Assemblies (Section 13) 1.0
13 Securing (Section 14) 0.5
14 Harness/Cable Electrical Shielding (Section 15) 0.5
15 Cable/Wire Harness Protective Coverings (Section 16) 0.5
16 Finished Assembly Installation (Section 17) 0.5
17 Testing (Section 19) 0.25
18 High Voltage (Section 20) 0.25

Day 3



  Total 15.75
  Optional Hands on Practical 8.0

Certified IPC Trainer Benefits:
After completing the Certified IPC Trainer recertification course, you will be recertified through IPC and authorised to provide high quality, effective training and certification to personnel at your facility. You will be certified to provide Certified IPC Specialist Training.

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