Designer Certification — Course Materials, IPC Related Standards, Sample Exams

CID course materials:

  • IPC-2221, Standard on Printed Board Design
  • IPC-2222, Sectional Standard on Rigid Organic Printed Boards
  • DRM-18H, Component Identification Training and Reference Guide
  • CID Study Guide, Provides the framework for application of IPC standards in design decision-making

CID+ course materials:

  • Study guide for CID+
  • CID course materials will also be referenced

The Tools you need for Great Design – Related IPC Standards

  • IPC-2220 Family of Design Documents
    IPC-2221, Generic Standard on Printed Board Design
    IPC-2222, Sectional Design Standard for Rigid Organic Printed Boards
    IPC-2223, Sectional Design Standard for Flexible Printed Boards
    IPC-2224, Sectional Standard for Design of PWBs for PC Cards
    IPC-2225, Sectional Design Standard for Organic Multichip Modules (MCM-L) and MCM-L Assemblies
    IPC-2226, Sectional Design Standard for High Density Interconnect (HDI) Printed Boards
  • IPC-7093, Design and Assembly Process Implementation for Bottom Termination Components
    IPC-7095C, Design and Assembly Process Implementation for BGAs
    IPC-7351B, Generic Requirements for Surface Mount Design and Land Pattern Standard


CID and CID+ sample exam questions are available in PDF and interactive formats. Select a link below to view or download the sample questions.

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