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IPC-A-620 Instructor

IPC-A-620 Instructor

This 4-day lectured course is a comprehensive, instructor-level certification that teaches inspection and assembly criteria for all three classes of cable and wire harness assembly. This course is based on the IPC/WHMA-A-620, “Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies”, the most widely used inspection specification for the cable and wire harness assembly industry.

What Students Receive

Everyone who successfully completes the lecture program will receive instructional materials necessary for conducting CIS training:

  • IPC/WHMA-A-620
  • Instructor Guide
  • Course Visuals
  • IPC Certificate of Training
  • EPTAC Certificate of Training (Lab only)

 

 

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Module 1: Introduction/Policy and Procedures
  • Module 2: Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies and Applicable Documents
  • Module 3: Wire Preparation
  • Module 4: Soldered Terminations
  • Module 5: Crimp Terminations

Day 2

  • Review and Review Exercise
  • Module 5 (cont.): Crimp Terminations
  • Module 6: Insulation Displacement (IDC)
  • Module 7: Ultrasonic Welding
  • Module 8: Splices
  • Module 9: Connectorization

Day 3

  • Review and Review Exercise
  • Module 9 (cont.): Connectorization
  • Module 10: Molding / Potting
  • Module 11: Cable Assemblies and Wires
  • Module 12: Marking Labeling
  • Module 13: Coaxial and Twinaxial Cable Assemblies
  • Module 14: Wire Bundle Securing

Day 4

  • Review and Review Exercise
  • Module 14 (cont.): Wire Bundle Securing
  • Module 15: Shielding
  • Module 16: Cable/Wire Harness Protective Coverings
  • Module 17: Installation
  • Module 18: Solderless Wrap
  • Module 19: Testing/Review

Day 5 – Optional Hands-On Labs

  • Module 1: Lab Overview
    • Review harness assembly print, materials and tooling
  • Module 2: Wire Prep and Solder Termination – no soldering
    • Cut and semi-stripping five wires
    • Install wires onto the harness board
  • Module 3: Lug Crimp Terminations
    • Cut, strip and crimp two styles of lug-type terminals
    • Install wires onto the harness board
  • Module 4: Pin Crimp Terminations
    • Cut, strip and crimp two styles of pin terminals
    • Install wires onto the harness board
  • Module 5: Coaxial Terminations
    • Cut, strip RG59 wire; assemble two coaxial connections
    • Install wires onto the harness board
  • Module 6: IDC Terminations
    • Cut, strip CAT5 wire; crimp two IDC connectors
    • Install wires onto the harness board
  • Module 7: Mass Terminations
    • Cut, ribbon cable; crimp two mass termination connectors
  • Module 8: Harness Securing
    • Secure the cable using tie-wraps and lacing cord

Choose the format for IPC-A-620 Instructor that fits your needs

EPTAC offers a variety of options for the way you like to learn or how you would like a program delivered. From In-Person (our scheduled classes in various locations), Online, Online Challenge (if you know the content, test out and get your certification), On-Demand (meaning 24/7 access), On-Site (for larger groups at your facility’s), or Dedicated Online (where you select the class, date and time and we deliver the program live), EPTAC has you covered.

In Person

Attend a live, in-person, instructor lead class which are regularly scheduled in a variety of locations across North America. Enjoy the real time conversations and interaction from not only EPTAC’s Master Instructors, but your classmates as well. Find a location and date below that fits into your busy schedule.

Online

Enjoy the convenience of online training with live interaction and instruction from EPTAC’s Master Instructors, all from the comfort of training at home or in the office and reducing your travel expenses and costs. Find a date below that fits into your busy schedule.

On Site

Have a group of employees to train and certify? Let us come to you. We will send one of EPTAC’s Master Instructors, equipment and materials to your location on your schedule. Just provide the classroom and we do the rest. Ask us how we can help.

Dedicated Online

Schedule your own personal corporate online class. Enjoy all the convenience of online training for your own group of employees with live interaction and instruction from EPTAC’s Master Instructors, regardless of whether your employees are at home or in the office and reducing your travel expenses and costs. Ask us how we can make it happen.

Challenge

Test, Pass the Exam(s) and go directly to IPC Certification. If you understand the content of this particular program, inside and out, a challenge test might be for you. Simple to set up, EPTAC will get you on your way and the rest is up to you. Select your date below. Remember to study.

Have a question about training or IPC certification?

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