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Quadra Solutions - the sole provider for CID training courses in the UK

CID and CID+ aims to improve and enhance your existing skills and ensure that you are up-to-date with the latest technologies, processes and industry requirements. The qualification is not restricted to specific software users and can be applied to a range of specialisms within the PCB and electronic design industry.

The course includes:

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

It is expected that delegates will be fully familiar with course materials prior to attending the course and have undertaken at least 30 hours of independent study prior to the start of the course. The CID+ course provides a much more comprehensive look at electronic design (including hi-speed design) than the CID course and requires a much greater level of self-study.

Upcoming Training Courses

IPC Certified Interconnected Designer Training (CID)

22nd - 24th February 2022   Book Now

5th - 7th July 2022   Book Now

13th - 15th September 2022   Book Now

22nd - 24th November 2022   Book Now

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About our Training Courses


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 programme assesses a designer's knowledge of transforming a schematic into a reliable rigid PCB design, which can be easily manufactured, assembled and tested in the most cost efficient, profitable and reliable manner.

IPC CID Course Content

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

IPC CID+ Course Content

The key areas include:

  • Board Material Properties
  • Assembly Test Implementation
  • Design Standards to Meet Fabrication and Assembly Goals
  • Quality Life-cycle Tracking
  • Panelization Strategy for Manufacturing Processes
  • Electrical Clearance and Dielectric Spacing
  • General Principles of Impedance Control
  • Component Comparison Between Area and Peripheral Arrays
  • Component Mounting Strategies
  • Material List Development
  • Documentation to Facilitate Design to Fabrication Interface

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