610 Inspection Criteria
Workmanship Standards and inspection criterion for assembled PCB’s. The 610 is the most widely used specification published by the IPC for the electronics manufacturing industry. The CIT level certification is an engineering level course designed to allow the successful candidate to certify individuals in their company to the 610 CIS level or to simply be a higher level certification. Candidates for this course should have a broad range of experience in the electronics industry or have completed the 610, J standard or 7711 CIS certification.
*Note: the IPC-A-610 Curriculum does not include any hands-on soldering.
Instructor Training Course Topics
Who Should Become a Certified Trainer?
Anyone responsible for the quality and reliability of electronic assemblies should consider becoming an IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Trainer. Trainers and quality supervisors versed in electronic assembly are excellent candidates for A-610 training, as are engineering and manufacturing supervisors with assembly responsibilities.
The IPC-A-610 Training and Certification Program offers those interested in company-wide quality assurance initiatives in an industry traceable, IPC-sponsored program to support their commitment to continuous improvement of product quality and reliability. The program provides individuals with a portable credential that represents their understanding of the IPC-A-610.
Module 1 Introduction/IPC Professional Policies and Procedures
Module 2 Foreward, Applicable Documents, & Handling
Module 3 Hardware Installation
Module 4 Soldering (Including High Voltage)
Module 5 Terminal Connections (Requires Module 4 prior to taking this module)
Module 6 Through Hole Technology (Including TH Jumper Wires) (Requires Modules 4 & 8 prior to taking this module)
Module 7 Surface Mount Assemblies (Including SMT Jumper Wires) (Requires Modules 4 & 8 prior to taking this module)
Module 8 Component Damage and Printed Circuit Boards and Assemblies
Module 9 Solderless Wire Wrap