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IPC-6012 Instructor

If you are looking for a comprehensive program that will develop your understanding of design, specifications, fabrication and inspection of printed circuit boards (PCBs), this is the certification for you. The IPC-6012 “Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards”, specification establishes and defines the qualification and performance requirements for the fabrication of rigid printed boards.

This 4-day, lectured course is a comprehensive, instructor-level certification that teaches the requirements for design, fabrication and inspection of rigid printed boards. Based heavily on IPC-6012 with supporting documentation from IPC-A-600 “The Acceptability of Printed Boards”, this certification is a great asset for designers, manufacturing and quality engineers, purchasing agents, managers and supervisors, fabricators, board shop auditors and anyone recommending, inspecting, or specifying printed circuit boards.

IPC-6012 Online


Everyone who successfully completes the program can receive instructional materials necessary for conducting Certified IPC Specialist Training:

  • IPC-6012 Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards (if ordered)
  • Instructor Guide
  • Course Visuals
  • IPC Certificate of Training

Day 1

  • Introduction and Professional Training/Certification Policies and Procedures
  • Scope/Applicable Documents
  • General and Material Requirements
  • Visual Requirements

Day 2

  • Visual Requirements (continued)
  • Dimensional and Conductor Requirements
  • Structural Integrity
  • Solder Mask, Electrical, Cleanliness, Rework and Repair

Day 3

  • Special Requirements
  • Quality Assurance Provisions and Notes
  • Supplemental Requirements
  • Questions and Review
  • Instructor Skills

Day 4

  • Course Summary/Review
  • Open Book Examination
  • Closed Book Examination
  • Instructor/Student Conference
  • Wrap-Up

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