IPC Help for Instructors and Users
IPC Policy and Procedures
This link is for the latest revision of the IPC Policy and Procedures document. This document is free for download and should be used in all IPC training and certification programs.
Certification Help Desk
This is the Certification Help Desk login for any questions related to certification programs or for support with an online training issue.
To request an extension online, Certified IPC Trainers must login to the Certification Portal to view a history of their certifications and request an extension. The Certification Portal will be updated to reflect the granted extension and the CIT will receive an auto-generated e-mail notification.
By using the Certification Portal, CITs will verify their contact information for accuracy. If the CIT encounters an error in their certification details, notification of the error should be submitted through the Certification Help Desk.
If your employer or address has changed, you must send your updated contact information to:
An IPC staff member will confirm the change and update your records.
The CIS extension form is used to officially record a 90 day extension for a CIS. You must complete this form in order to get a 90 day extension.
Certification Program Information
This is the most important website page for IPC Certification participants. On this page, you will find a wealth of information starting with the six program links on current Training & Certification Programs. Other valuable information on this page includes, listings and contact information for IPC Authorized Training Centers, information about certification extensions, and listings of translations for CIT and CIS training materials. When going to one of the six program landing pages, one of the most important links on the page near the top, for Certified IPC Trainers is —“Support for Training <program> Application Specialists”. This page will provide download links for the most current training material lists, training report forms, changes, updates and corrections to training material, etc. A similar link is provide for MITs as well.
IPC online Certification Portal is provided to users to validate a certificate and review certification history. Designated Certification Representatives may also review the company certification summary thru this portal. To request to be a certification representative you must make the request through the Certification Help Desk.
This is the e-mail address to use for any technical questions related to IPC standards.
IPC Document Status
You can find a complete listing of all work in progress on new documents or revisions on this page. The status of each document is listed on this page such as: working draft; final draft for industry review; proposed standard for ballot; new publications; or new translations. By clicking on any given document number, you will be taken to the appropriate Committee Home Page where you can find free download of current drafts, comment lists and minutes from committee meetings. It is not a requirement to be a member of IPC or a member of the committee to download these and anyone is invited to submit comments using the online comment forms. If you’d like to become a member of the committee, just click on the “staff liaison” name to send a message and letting that person know you want to be involved. New committee members are always encouraged to participate!
IPC Free Downloads
This is the link to get free downloads such as document amendments, errata lists, and revision comparison documents such as the red-lines showing changes in J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 from D to E revisions. This is also the site for free download any of the IPC-TM-650 test methods that are referenced in IPC standards.
Orders Customer Service
This is the e-mail address for anything related to purchasing IPC documents, DVDs and certification program material, including requests for a formal quote or submission of purchase orders.
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