This 4-day lectured course is a comprehensive, operator-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.
Module 1: Policies and Procedures, General and Applicable Documents, Preparation, Measuring Cable Assemblies and Wires, Testing Cable Assemblies, and Review and testing
Module 2: Crimp Terminations, and Insulation Displacement
Module 3: Soldered Terminations, High Voltage, and Review and testing
Module 4: Connectorization, Molding/Potting, and Review and testing
Module 5: Ultrasonic Welding, Splices, and Review and testing
Module 6: Marking and Labeling, Wire Bundle Securing, Finished Assembly Installation, and Review and testing
Module 7: Coaxial and Biaxial Assemblies, and Review and testing
Module 8: Electrical Shielding, Cable/Wire Harness Protective Coverings, and Review and testing
Day 5 (Optional)
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 Specialist 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 Scheduled Classes (in various locations or online), Dedicated Classes (where you select the class, date and time and we deliver the program at your facility or online), Challenge Tests (if you know the content, test out and get your certification), EPTAC has you covered.
Scheduled Classes - Online or In Person
Attend a live instructor led class which are regularly scheduled online or in a variety of locations across North America. Enjoy the real time conversations and interaction with EPTAC’s Master Instructors and your classmates.
Dedicated Classes - Online or On Site
Have a group of employees to train and certify? Let us create a class online or at your location on your schedule. We will have one of EPTAC’s Master Instructors ready with all the required equipment and materials. Ask us how we can make it happen.
Test, Pass the Exam(s) and go directly to IPC Certification. If you understand the content of a 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.