A certification on setting the standards for acceptability of electronic assemblies


Renowned as the most widely used inspection standards in the electronics industry, IPC-A-610, has earned an international status in providing trusted certification for end-product acceptance and reliability for users and manufacturers alike.

Topics covered from hardware installation and soldering to assemblies, IPC-A-610 certification will definitely equip your staff with the necessary knowledge to spot and make informed decisions on quality issues.

Companies alike, agree that by training their employees in IPC-A-610, it plays an integral part in showcasing their dedication to quality awareness. This, in turn, boosted their customers confidence in them resulting in higher profitability.


We encourage you to invest in related IPC courses such as IPC-J-STD-001, IPC-7711/7721, IPA-A-600 and IPC/WHMA-A-620C, for your organization today.

IPC “Certified IPC Specialist (CIS)” Course
IPC-A-610 Certification – Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies


Course Description:

The education and training goal of this program is to improve individual “discrimination” skills; that is, to improve accuracy of discrimination between “acceptable” or “unacceptable” electronic assembly per the IPC-A-610 series. This program will also teach individuals the reasons for the accept/reject criteria to enhance their motivation and ability to consistently and correctly apply the discrimination criteria.



Upon satisfactory completion of this course:

  • Students will be able to make correct “accept/reject” decisions for the appropriate class/classes of production based on the acceptability requirements of IPC-A-610.
  • Successfully pass written exams with a 70% or better average score on the open and closed book exam


Course Structure:

Module 1 – (required) Introduction/IPC Professional Policies and Procedures;

Module 2 – (required) Foreward, Applicable Documents, & Handling (chapters 1,2,3)

Module 3 – (optional) Hardware Installation (chapter 4)

Module 4 – (optional) Soldering (Including High Voltage chapters 5 & 12)

Module 5 – (optional) Terminal Connections (chapter 6) (Requires Module 4 prior to taking this module)

Module 6 – (optional) Through Hole Technology (Including TH Jumper Wires chapters 7 & 11) (Requires Modules 4 & 8 prior to taking this module

Module 7 – (optional) Surface Mount Assemblies (Including SMT Jumper Wires chapters 8 & 11) (Requires Modules 4 & 8 prior to taking this module)

Module 8 – (optional) Component Damage and Printed Circuit Boards and Assemblies (chapters 9 & 10)

Module 9 – (optional)Solderless Wire Wrap (chapter 11)


What the “Learner” receives:
  • IPC-A-610 Manual
  • IPC “Certified IPC Specialist (CIS)” Certificate


Duration: 3 or 4 Days

Price: Call to enquire

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