IPC J-STD-001 Certification Definition
IPC J-STD-001 is an individual level certification based on a standard published by IPC titled “Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies”. The standard lists requirements for the manufacture of electrical and electronic assemblies and includes materials, methods and verification criteria. The standard emphasizes process control and sets industry-consensus requirements for a broad range of electronic products.

This certification is appropriate for individuals such as assembly process engineers, quality assurance supervisors, training managers and others responsible for the quality and reliability of soldered electronic assemblies.

Certification for an individual is carried out by attending a training course conducted by any of the IPC authorized training centers listed on the IPC site. These training courses include soldering labs, classroom instruction and demonstrations. Candidates must successfully complete the soldering workmanship portions of the training session and the certification exam. The term for a J-STD-001 Certified IPC Trainer is two years. Re-certification training is conducted at the Licensed Certification Centers. Certified individuals are then equipped to train individuals at their own organization

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