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The Benefits of Becoming an IPC Certified Soldering Technician

Posted on 2st November, 2021 by EPTAC Staff

In soldering and electrical manufacturing, the IPC is considered the gold standard when it comes to the standardization, assembly and production requirements of electronic equipment and assemblies. Being an IPC certified soldering technician can open many doors during your career, and companies who employ IPC certified soldering technicians are trusted throughout the electronics manufacturing industry.

The IPC is a trade association whose goal is to standardize the assembly and production requirements of electronic equipment and assemblies. They carry out this goal by bringing together designers, board manufacturers, assembly companies, suppliers and original equipment manufacturers to further their competitive excellence and financial success.

In other words, IPC works with companies and people from across the electronics manufacturing industry and has set the standard in the industry for consistency and quality to support the industry’s continued growth.

What are the Benefits of Becoming an IPC Certified Soldering Technician?
Becoming an IPC certified soldering technician at any level is incredibly important when it comes to finding a job within the electronics manufacturing industry. The reason for this is simple, companies value consistency. Electronics manufacturing companies must create products with consistent quality and employees who have been trained in IPC certified courses are better prepared to follow industry-specific standards and guidelines during production and inspection processes. By ensuring that all of their employees have the same training, companies are better able to maintain quality and consistency in their manufacturing methods.

Given that the IPC is considered the standard for training within the electronics manufacturing industry, you’ll find that many professionals and vendors within the industry all communicate using the same IPC-based terminology. If you are unable to understand the industry-specific terminology being used, this can cause production delays or serious miscommunications in the manufacturing process.

Why You Should Become IPC Certified Soldering Technician
As we’ve discussed, IPC certification is considered the standard within the electronics manufacturing industry. If you are looking for a way to advance your career in this industry becoming an IPC certified soldering technician will give you a head start when reentering the job market.

If you are looking to become IPC certified or would like to schedule group training for your employees, then the knowledgeable professionals at EPTAC are exactly who you’re looking for.


Whether you are just beginning your career in soldering, or if you’re a seasoned veteran looking for rectification, the folks at EPTAC are here to help you with your solder training and IPC certification needs. For over 35 years, EPTAC has provided professionals with the tools and training they need to advance their careers and improve their businesses. With 24 locations across North America, our solutions and instructional staff provide easy access to knowledge that will enhance your business model and help you meet and exceed industry demands. For more information call 800.643.7822 or contact us.

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