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IPC/WHMA-A-620 Specialist Certification / Recertification – Online Program

Now With Remote Proctoring for Testing!

This 4-day, live online course, suitable for both certification and recertification, is a comprehensive, operator-level program 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.

The IPC/WHMA-A-620 specification is the focal point of this course and will be covered in its entirety. As part of the requirements for certification and recertification, students must score at least a 70% on each exam.

The following Standard is required for class participation:

Date: April 27, 2020
Time: 8:00am PT (Pacific Time)
Course Length: 32 Hours
Cost: Call 1.800.643.7822 or email [email protected] for Pricing
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Date: May 11, 2020
Time: 8:00am ET (Eastern Time)
Course Length: 32 Hours
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Date: June 15, 2020
Time: 8:00am PT (Pacific Time)
Course Length: 32 Hours
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Date: July 07, 2020
Time: 8:00am MT (Mountain Time)
Course Length: 32 Hours
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Date: July 27, 2020
Time: 8:00am ET (Eastern Time)
Course Length: 32 Hours
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Date: August 24, 2020
Time: 8:00am PT (Pacific Time)
Course Length: 32 Hours
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Date: September 01, 2020
Time: 8:00am MT (Mountain Time)
Course Length: 32 Hours
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Date: September 14, 2020
Time: 8:00am ET (Eastern Time)
Course Length: 32 Hours
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Date: October 13, 2020
Time: 8:00am PT (Pacific Time)
Course Length: 32 Hours
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Date: November 02, 2020
Time: 8:00am ET (Eastern Time)
Course Length: 32 Hours
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Date: December 14, 2020
Time: 8:00am PT (Pacific Time)
Course Length: 32 Hours
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Welcome to eTraining from EPTAC

Now, in addition to our classroom and onsite training programs, you can enjoy the convenience of online training with live interaction and instruction from EPTAC’s Master Instructors. Add convenience and cut expenses by registering online today.

Standard(s) and Document(s) Required

FOR eTRAINING PARTICIPANTS ONLY:

  • Once registered, you are required to order the relative standard(s) needed for class if you do not already have them. They can be found by clicking on the order buttons above. Any additional document(s) will be sent to the registrant’s email from EPTAC Corporation in PDF format. These materials will be needed to participate in class.

Exam Proctoring Requirements (Now with Remote Proctoring)

FOR eTRAINING PARTICIPANTS ONLY:

  • Now with stay-at-home/office remote proctoring for certification testing.
  • EPTAC’s got you covered. Exams required for IPC Certification and Recertification can be proctored remotely via IPC EDGE or with an EPTAC Certified Master IPC Instructor. Ask us how we can help find an option for you either remotely in a stay-at-home/office environment or with one of our Instructors.
  • Note: Once enrolled, download of Remote Proctoring Software is required.
  • Contact EPTAC ([email protected]) or 1.800.643.7822 to coordinate your exam delivery.

System Requirements

FOR eTRAINING PARTICIPANTS ONLY:

  • Note: Once enrolled, download of Remote Proctoring Software is required. You will receive a link to do so.
  • FOR IT DEPARTMENTS (Information ONLY, NO need to download): LockDown Browser Software
  • Online Programs can be launched from your browser. See TEST YOUR COMPUTER below.
  • ZOOM Account (Optional). You can download the ZOOM APP FREE (This is free. Sign up for a basic plan using the same registration email for this class. Sign Up Here)
  • Already have a ZOOM Account? Perfect. Register for this course with the same login email address you use with ZOOM.
  • TEST YOUR COMPUTER: Just to make sure you are ready to go, to test your computer or mobile device so that you are ready to go, click here for more information.

If you are experiencing any problems, please contact Customer Support at [email protected].


Everyone who successfully completes the program will receive:

  • IPC Certificate of Training
  • EPTAC Certificate of Training (Lab only)


Day 1

  • Module 1:
    • Introduction/Policy and Procedures
    • Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies and Applicable Documents
    • Cable/Wire Preparation
    • Measuring Cable Assemblies
    • Testing Cable Assemblies
    • Review and testing
  • Module 2:
    • Crimp Terminations
    • Insulation Displacement Connections
    • Review and testing

Day 2

  • Module 3:
    • Soldered Terminations
    • Review and testing
  • Module 4:
    • Connectorization
    • Molding/Potting
    • Review and testing

Day 3

  • Module 5:
    • Splices
    • Review and testing
  • Module 6:
    • Marking and Labeling
    • Wire Bundle Securing
    • Shielding
    • Cable/Wire Harness Protective Coverings
    • Review and testing

Day 4

  • Module 7:
    • Coaxial and Twin axial Assemblies
    • Review and testing
  • Module 8:
    • Solderless Wire Wraps
    • Review and testing

Day 5 – Optional Hands-0n 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


This Program is delivered in English only.