IPC Training: 7711/7721 Rework & Repair Training Classes

WHEN: Week of 10/18/21 - 10/22/21

WHERE: Assembly Products Demo Lab, 10 Kidder Road, Chelmsford, MA


CIS-Certified IPC Specialist

7711/7721 Rework and Repair

Rework and repair of electronic assemblies. This 5-day course utilizes lecture and practical application to convey the rework skills. Students will remove and replace most common TH and SMT components including DIP rework, chip component rework, SOT & SOIC rework, and QFP & PLCC rework as well as barrel, track & pad repair. boards. In the 7721 portion, the student will repair damaged plated thru holes and reestablish the electrical interconnections, repair lifted SMT pads, repair burned and damaged laminate material, perform an undercut, and complete the repair with two part epoxy. This is IPC’s most comprehensive hands-on training program where students are evaluated on both lab and course work. After the candidate has successfully passed the Common Procedures module any of the remaining 8 modules may be taught in any order. The successful student will be issued an official IPC certification on the completed modules good for two years from the date of completion.

CSE- Certified Standards Expert

7711/7721 Rework and Repair

The Certified Standards Expert (CSE) is a subject matter professional with a high level of knowledge and understanding of a specific IPC standard or group of standards. The role of the Certified Standards Expert may vary by organization, but the CSE will be able to:

    • Act as a subject matter expert for their organization, answering standard related questions, providing support to various levels of the organization, and, interpreting the standard for their organization.

    • Judge organizational conflicts in opinion of a viewed condition.

    • Act as the intermediary between the organization and IPC staff and/or industry experts on standards questions.

    • Update the organization on the latest standards and best practices from industry.

    • Provide feedback to standards committees on updates to the process for inclusion in the standards.

    • Interface with designers and process engineers to develop assembly processes.

    • The Certified Standards Expert (CSE) program is divided into two levels:

      • Certified Standards Expert (CSE)

      • Senior Standards Expert (SCSE)

CIT-Certified IPC Trainer

7711/7721 Rework and Repair

Rework and repair of electronic assemblies. This 5-day course utilizes lecture and practical application to convey the rework skills. Students will remove and replace most common TH and SMT components including DIP rework, chip style component rework, SOT & SOIC rework, and QFP & PLCC rework as well as barrel, track & pad repair. boards. In the 7721 portion, the student will repair damaged plated thru holes and reestablish the electrical interconnections, repair lifted SMT pads, repair burned and damaged laminate material, perform an undercut, and complete the repair with two part epoxy. This is IPC’s most comprehensive hands-on training program where students are evaluated on both lab and course work. The CIT level certification is designed for experienced personnel who wish to become IPC certified instructors or desire the highest level certification in electronics repair. Prospective students should have intermediate level experience in rework and repair or have passed the CIS level.

CIT Class Overview
Training topics include:

    • Product classifications, skill levels, tools and materials Basic surface mount and through hole component removal

    • Land preparation and component installation

    • Primary heating methods: conductive, convective, etc.

    • Handling electronic assemblies

    • Wire splicing procedures

    • Through hole component removal and installation

    • Chip and MELF rework procedures

    • SOIC/SOT, J-lead and QFP rework

    • Printed wiring board circuit and laminate repair

    • Conformal coating removal

Classes Provided By:
Circuit Technology, Inc.

Circuit Technology specializes in equipment for the assembly, repair and cleaning of printed circuit boards. CTI was founded in 1994 by Bob Doetzer after working in electronics manufacturing, sales, and distribution. CTI has evolved over the years by constantly evaluating the vast array of PCB assembly equipment for the best value and benefit to our customers.

In 2001 they expanded into IPC training and today they have 6 state of the art dedicated training centers including one in Costa Rica. Their trainers are the best in the business.

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