IPC122 - IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Trainer Recertification

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Subject Title
IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Trainer Recertification

Subject Description
This is a two (2) day review of the standard targeted for Certified IPC Trainers who require recertification.  Candidates write open and closed book examinations.

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.
  • 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.

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.

The ideal candidates are IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Trainers requiring recertification to the standard.
Proof of certification is mandatory at the beginning of the class (i.e. Original certificate and official IPC letter of extension, if that was granted.)

Topic Outline
Quick overview of the topics covered in the initial certification as outlined below:

  • 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
IPC-T-50 Classroom copies
IPC Professional Training and Certification Policies and Procedures

Reference Material

Required Supplies

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)
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
Written examination: open and closed book exams.

Grading Policy

80%-100%- SAT
0-79%    -    UNSAT

Norma Columbus

Approved by: Barb Shannon, Denis Gravelle, Sharon Estok