Tag Archives: IPC certification

IPC’s Job Task Analysis Needs Your Expertise to Address the Skills Gap

IPC president and CEO John Mitchell invites industry to join IPC’s Job Task Analysis Committee to help define key roles in the electronics industry and perform industry driven job task analysis for each of these roles.

The right answer to the question “Is our company IPC certified?”

At the IPC offices, we frequently get asked how a company becomes IPC certified. At this time, only individuals can receive IPC certification, not facilities or companies. Companies that have employees who have current certifications traceable to an IPC Master Trainer can indicate that they employ individuals trained and certified to IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, IPC-7711/21, IPC-A-600 […]

Final CIT statistics in for 2009

The financial challenges of 2009 won’t soon be forgottten. Interesting to note that in a year when most companies were slashing expenses, they continued to invest in training. The number of Certified IPC Trainers (CIT) grew 14% from January 2009 through December 2009, bringing the number of certifications issued worldwide to 8,749. The program with […]

IPC Certification Continues to Attract Even in Downturn

One interesting thing we are seeing at IPC is that participation in certification programs is strong even in the midst of the recession. Since December 2008, the number of certified IPC trainers for our five standards-based programs (IPC-A-610, IPC-A-600, IPC-7711/21, J-STD-001 and IPC/WHMA-A-620) has increased by 11.5%. Clearly some companies are continuing to invest in training […]