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    IPC-7711/IPC-7721 Certified IPC Trainer Certification

This train the trainer program teaches industry approved techniques on through hole and surface mount rework, land conductor and laminate repair. It also provides a flexible highly skilled-oriented training program with teaching materials that enable a qualified representative from your company to train personnel on a variety of procedures from the IPC-7711 “Rework of Electronic Assemblies and the IPC-7721 “Repair and Modification of Printed boards and Electronic assemblies”.

How the Certification Program Works:
Companies participating in IPC's Rework, Repair and Modification Program identify candidates for forty hours of intensive, hands-on instruction. Candidates who pass the classroom exam and skills demonstrations are recognized by IPC as "Certified IPC Trainers" and leave with a lesson plan, visuals and materials for training personnel on up to nine different assembly rework and repair modules. All IPC-7711/7721 Certified IPC Trainers are certified for two years.

Who Should Enrol in Certified IPC Training?
While there are no formal entrance requirements, instructor candidates should have excellent hand soldering skills. Training, manufacturing and quality assurance personnel with considerable experience in teaching, assembly & rework/repair procedures are strongly encouraged to receive this certification.

Training Topics Include:
Product classifications, skill levels, tools and materials
Basic surface mount and through hole component removal
Land preparation and component installation
Primary heating methods: conductive, convective, etc.
Handling electronic assemblies
Wire splicing techniques
Through hole component removal and installation techniques
Chip and MELF rework techniques
SOIC/SOT, J-lead, D-PAK and QFP rework techniques
Printed wiring board circuit and laminate repair techniques
Conformal coating removal techniques

Course Modules:
Common procedures
Wire splicing procedures
Through hole procedures
Chip & MELF procedures
Gull Wing Lead procedures
BGA procedures
J-Lead procedures
Conformal coating removal & replacement procedures
PCB Circuit repair procedures
Laminate repair procedures
Training policies & procedures

Certified IPC Trainer Benefits:
This program provides Certified IPC Trainers and their companies with a valuable internationally industry-recognized credential. They leave the course with an extensive range of skills and knowledge to pass on to your personnel to ensure that your product reaches the customer at a high level of quality. IPC-7711/7721 Certified IPC Trainers also receive the following teaching materials for conducting all the modules of Certified IPC Specialist Training.

A copy of IPC-7711/7721
Equipment parts list and artwork for test/practice kits
An IPC certificate of completion
CIT Survival Guide
Certified IPC Specialist course forms    

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