Education & Training That Delivers

Does your workforce need a fundamental understanding of the industry? How do you bring new hires up to speed on industry vocabulary, business practices and technical skills? Could your training regimen use an influx of new content?

IPC offers a variety of education experiences to deliver consistent and effective training across your organization. Courses are available in self-paced and instructor-led.

Electronics Workforce Training

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Available 24/7 on the IPC EDGE Learning Management System, IPC Electronics Workforce Training courses include detailed illustrations, video presentations, interactive activities, and practice quizzes, all formulated to make complex topics easy to understand and master. Each topic is carefully selected to align with the skills and competencies vital to advancing an electronics career at any level.

Electronics Workforce Training
Electronics Assembly for Operators
This course introduces the key concepts, tools, materials, and processes that operators need to know to do their best work. Participants can complete the core set of modules to receive their certificate of qualification, then select among nine voluntary modules for process-specific training.
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Electronics Workforce Training
IPC-A-610 for Operators
This course provides a practical introduction to the terms, concepts, and acceptably criteria of the IPC-A-610 standard as they apply to the role of the operators, technicians, and other assembly line staff.
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Electronics Workforce Training
IPC J-STD-001 for Operators
This course provides a practical introduction to the terms, concepts, and acceptably criteria of the IPC J-STD-001 standard as they apply to the role of the operators, technicians, and other assembly line staff.
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Electronics Workforce Training
IPC Soldering Fundamentals I
This practical, hands-on course introduces participants to the basic concepts, tools, materials, processes, and skills required to hand solder through-hole and surface mount chip components according to industry standards.
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PCB Design Courses

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Meeting design parameters in smaller and more complex electronic devices requires creative thinking and extensive knowledge. To meet these challenges IPC has developed a series of online, instructor-led courses to help designers across different sectors of the industry acquire and sharpen the skills required to design and manufacture innovative products that ensure organizational profitability.

PCB Design
Introduction to PCB Design I
This introductory course focuses on front-end design concepts such as schematic capture, library parts creation, basic electrical engineering concepts, and documentation.
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PCB Design
Introduction to PCB Design II
In this course, participants employ the lessons learned in Introduction to PCB Design I to effectively implement their designs using techniques such as multi-layer routing, signal integrity, transmission lines, and more. The course also focuses on how manufacturing and assembly techniques impact design, documentation and manufacturing file generation.
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PCB Design
PCB Design for Advanced Packaging
This course provides the skills necessary to create PWB/PBA designs that require advanced or complex packaging. These include boards with limited board area that must comply with IPC standards and require non-orthogonal placement and routing, non-standard board outline geometry, non-standard board mounting, and advanced board materials.
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PCB Design
PCB Design for Rigid-Flex Boards
This course provides the skills necessary to effectively implement designs requiring flex and rigidflex circuits in accordance with product requirements. The class also focuses on the impact of these designs on manufacturing and assembly techniques, documentation, and manufacturing file generation.
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PCB Design
PCB Design for Military & Aerospace Applications
This course addresses specific challenges encountered in military and aerospace applications, including the effects of vibration, shock, radiation, and altitude, extended operating temperature range, and other design considerations for high reliability applications.
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Professional Development

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IPC’s professional development courses provide technical, administrative, and sales personnel with the knowledge and skills they need to ensure customer satisfaction and financial success. Fostering the development of strategic thinking, business acumen and technical expertise in your staff helps achieve organizational and personal goals.

Professional Development
Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM)
This course is designed to ensure that your team has the tools and training they need to provide the type of service that ensures clients for life.
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Professional Development
PCB Troubleshooting and Defect Analysis
This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify printed circuit board defects and determine corrective action.
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Professional Development
Contracting with the Customer
The program enhances the ability of participants to recognize issues and limit risk with respect to these issues in contracts, deal with compliance issues, and retain profitability.
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