Workforce Training Products Knowledge Center offers access to some of the world's most renowned specialists in academia and industry. Our courses provide a comprehensive education for new employees, cross-training for your existing workforce, or pre-employment training for students entering the electronics industry. You can train, test and certify your employees in the fundamentals of semiconductor fabrication, PCB and electronics assembly. Give your employees access to the knowledge they need to advance their careers... provide opportunities for cross-training and self-education with the award-winning IPC Training Library. It's never been more cost-effective to implement a complete curriculum of core assembly knowledge. 

Date of Publication: Jul 9, 2015
This new Training/Certification program discusses the HAZCOM Standard, provides a thorough explanation of how to read material safety data sheets (MSDS), how interpret the HAZMAT sign, how to deal with common chemicals used in the electronics assembly industry, explains the importance of personal protection and details chemical spill procedures.

Date of Publication: Jul 9, 2015

DVD-18C illustrates best-industry practices for soldering wires to commonly used terminals in electronics assembly, including: turret, cup, bifurcated, hook and pierced terminals. The contents cover proper wire wrapping techniques, using a solder heat bridge for effective heat transfer, soldering for inspectability and evaluation of acceptable and unacceptable solder joints. Also contains an optional 'humorous introduction' that can be bypassed using the DVD menu.

Date of Publication: Jul 9, 2015
DVD-20-21C explains the different types of reflow soldering processes, including I-R, convection, and convection I-R,  covers solder pastes, creams, and fluxes. Provides a detailed study of thermal profiles for reflow soldering and includes ESD protection, process contamination, and handling considerations. This DVD also demonstrates how solder, flux and components are applied to the board and includes Leader's Guide, Transcript, Test and Answer Key. Certificates of completion are also included for students who pass the Training Certification Exam.

Date of Publication: Jul 15, 2015
This training video explains the importance of each person's contribution to the success of the printed circuit board fabrication process. Provides an interactive format, allowing groups of operators to discuss the causes of handling damage within their specific areas. Question and answer sections encourage groups to come up with their own solutions to prevent common handling defects. A valuable tool to help promote careful handling and reduce unnecessary defects

Date of Publication: Jul 9, 2015

DVD-24C is ideal for new employees who will be handling assemblies. It's also the perfect refresher to reinforce best-industry practices for long-term employees.

This updated IPC educational tool is designed to help prevent handling defects and reduce scrap.

Date of Publication: Jul 9, 2015
A visual overview of each of the manufacturing processes for a conventional 6 layer, pin registered MLB. This video explains innerlayer print and etch process and outerlayer SMOBC. Includes action photography, computer graphics and sample microphotographs during each process. An useful introduction for all new employees who will benefit from an understanding of this process.

Date of Publication: Jul 9, 2015
DVD-28 examines the procedure for preparing microsections using manual techniques for the critical grinding and polishing steps and provides a thorough examination of the microsection process steps, including coupon removal, thermal stressing, mounting, grinding, polishing, and etching the specimen.