IPC200 - Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) 7711/7721

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Subject Title
Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) 7711/7721

Subject Description
The IPC-7711/7721 Certified IPC Specialist Course is an advanced rework, repair and modification course which provides students hands on training in wire splicing, rework of PTH and SMT components, repair of damaged/ lifted land/ pad, conductor traces, damaged/burned laminate surfaces and removal of conformal coating.
The modularized design of this course allows students to start with the most common modules and build upon their certification with other modules as required. Students must rework, repair and modify acceptable workmanship samples.

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:

-Understand the general requirements in the Standard related to rework, repair and modification.
-Strip, tin and splice wires.
-Remove and replace SMT and PTH components using industry approved methods.
-Repair and modify PCBs (pad and trace damage, laminate, wire adds etc.)

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.

Prospective students should have advanced level experience in rework and repair, good hand dexterity and eye acuity.

Topic Outline

  • Wire Splicing
  • Through Hole Components Removal/ Replacement
  • Chip & MELF Components Removal/Replacement
  • Gull Wing  Components Removal/Replacement
  • J-lead Components Removal/Replacement
  • PCB Circuit Repair
  • PCB Laminate Repair
  • Conformal Coating Removal/Replacement
  • Jumper Wires 

Mode of Instruction
Lecture, live on camera demonstration, hands-on practice, visuals

Prescribed Texts
IPC-7711/7721 Standards ( included in the course fee)
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
The attendees must pass an open book written test of 20 questions at the completion of the mandatory module with a score of 70% or better, in order to advance to the other modules.  Optional modules require the completion of workmanship skill tests at an acceptable level.

70%-100%- SAT
0-69%- UNSAT

Approved by: Barb Shannon, Denis Gravelle, Sharon Estok