IPC120 - Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) A610

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Last revision date 2017-05-29 00:40:07.641
Last review date 2017-07-17 00:16:20.051


Subject Title
Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) A610

Subject Description
The IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Trainer Training & Certification Course trains, tests and certifies future Instructors on the IPC-A-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies Standard, using the industry developed, recognized, approved and traceable training material provided by the Association of Electronics Industries. At the conclusion of the Course, students are subjected to open and closed book written exams. Students who successfully complete this course are awarded an IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Trainer Certification, and are authorized to conduct the Certified IPC Application Specialist (CIS) course.

Note:  Training is conducted by Celestica in cooperation with Seneca college.

Credit Status
Non-Credit from Seneca.
Industry recognized certification from IPC, valid for 2 years.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

-Teach students how to use, navigate, locate and apply the criteria contained in the IPC-A-610 Standard to the appropriate class or classes of production.
-Understand and explain the technical content and criteria contained in the Standard.
-Impart information and material required to provide training to others.
-Teach the Application Specialist level course.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
Recommended:  
Ideal candidates for this course include those responsible for training and/or quality  with a  background in electronic assemblies and  the ability to teach the IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Specialist course.


Topic Outline

  • Terms and Definitions
  • Applicable Documents 
  • Handling
  • Hardware Considerations
  • Soldering
  • Terminals
  • Through-Hole Technology
  • Surface Mount Assemblies
  • Component Damage Criteria
  • Laminate Conditions
  • Discreet Wiring
  • High Voltage Considerations

Mode of Instruction
Lecture, Q&A and Visuals

Prescribed Texts
IPC-A-610 Standard ( included in course fee)
IPC Professional Training and Certification Policies and Procedures

Reference Material
None.

Required Supplies
None.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.



Modes of Evaluation
The student must prove their mastery of the specification by passing a 75 question open book and a 50 question closed book test with an average score of 80% or higher, and complete the workmanship skill tests at an acceptable level.

80% -100% - SAT
0 - 79% - UNSAT   

Approved by: Barb Shannon, Denis Gravelle, Sharon Estok