IPC520 - IPC WHMA A620 CIT Certified IPC Trainer

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Subject Title
IPC WHMA A620 CIT Certified IPC Trainer

Subject Description
The IPC-WHMA-A-620 CIT Training & Certification Course train, test and certify future Instructors, on the IPC-WHMA-A-620 "Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness" Standard, using the industry developed, recognized, approved and traceable training material, provided by the Association Connecting Electronics Industries. At the conclusion of the Course, students will be subjected to open and closed book written exams. Students who successfully complete this Course are awarded an IPC-WHMA-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:

- Use, navigate, locate and apply the criteria contained in the IPC-WHMA-A-620 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 Certified IPC Application Specialist (CIS) 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 for this Course are Production Operators, Inspectors, Technicians, Quality Control, Manufacturing and Process Engineers and Management personnel who desire to comprehend the proper explanation and interpretation of the requirements of IPC/WHMA-A-620.

Topic Outline

  • Policies and Procedures, Forward, Applicable Documents, Preparation.
  • Soldered Terminations, Crimp Terminations, Insulation Displacement Connections (IDC)
  • Splices, Connectorization, Over-Molding/Potting
  • Measuring Cable Assemblies,  Marking and Labeling, Coaxial and Biaxial Cable Assemblies
  • Securing, Harness/Cable Electrical Shielding, Cable/Wire Harness Protective Coverings
  • Finished Assembly Installation, Solderless Wrap, Testing
  • Instructor skills, CIT Roles and Responsibilities

Mode of Instruction
Lecture, Q&A and Visuals.

Prescribed Texts
IPC-WHMA-A- 620 Standard (included in the course fee).
IPC Professional Training and Certification Policies and Procedures

Note: Everyone who successfully completes the program will receive instructional materials necessary for conducting Certified IPC Specialist Training.

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 book and closed book exams.
Grading Policy:
80% - 100%     SAT
0 - 69%      UNSAT

Approved by: Denis Gravelle, Sharon Estok