Education and Workforce

  • One of the most difficult challenges facing today’s electronics industry is a chronic shortage of adequately skilled workers.
  • IPC and its members are tackling this skills gap by making unprecedented investments in IPC’s education and training programs, and developing a cadre of IPC Workforce Champions.
  • IPC supports government policies and initiatives that more effectively link workforce education programs with job opportunities.

IPC Workforce Champions

IPC and its members are working to create 1 million new education, training and career opportunities in our industry over the next five years. Learn more and get involved

Help Us Chart the Future of the Industry’s Workforce

IPC’s Job Task Analysis Committee (JTA) is identifying the core knowledge, skills, and abilities required to succeed in key roles in our industry. Read more

 

Recent IPC Workforce News

February 1, 2019 - IPC Launches Education Foundation to Strengthen Next Generation of Workers

December 19, 2018 - IPC Commends Passage of FIRST STEP Act

October 31, 2018 - In White House Event, IPC Unveils Pledge to Create 1 Million Skilled Workforce Opportunities

October 5, 2018 - IPC Commends White House for Detailed Assessment of Nation’s Defense Industrial Base, including Workforce Needs

August 6, 2018 - IPC’s Job Task Analysis Needs Your Expertise to Address the Skills Gap

August 1, 2018 - Electronics Industry Thanks U.S. Congress and President Trump for Enacting Bill to Advance Workforce Education