IPC CID Course Content

Course Overview

Taught by experienced and knowledgeable industry professionals, this program enhances your existing knowledge while developing your understanding of the wider electronic and manufacturing processes associated with PCB design.

Course Content

This training reinforces the knowledge and experience held by individuals operating within the PCB design industry. This intensive training programme provides delegates with a greater understanding of the PCB development processes, the implications for testing and manufacture as well as the industry specifications.

The program assesses a designer's knowledge of transforming a schematic into a PCB design that can be manufactured, assembled and tested in the most efficient, profitable and reliable manner. The key areas include:

  • Design Considerations
  • Thermal, Reliability and Testing Issues
  • Physical Board Principles
  • Layout Principles
  • Component Types
  • Component and Assembly Issues
  • Board Surface Treatments
  • Printed Board Characteristics
  • Documentation and Dimensioning

Upon successful completion of the course and passing of the exam, you will receive a certificate that is recognised throughout the industry, bringing additional credentials to your technical expertise and a strong endorsement of your skills and experience. Achievement of this qualification can then be marketed to customers, stakeholders and potential employers.

The course includes:

  • Two full days of classroom instruction led by an IPC-qualified instructor
  • Third day is a multiple choice exam
  • Full tutiton and course materials are provided

Delegates are expected to be familiar with the course materials prior to training and have done at least 30 hours study prior to the start date.

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