IPC (Institute for Printed Circuits) creates and revises standards for global electronics production. IPC standards include specifications and guidelines for producing high quality printed circuit boards, components and electronic assemblies. IPC standards establish the assembly process, inspection criteria and level of quality of the manufactured assemblies for all three product classes. AER requires production personnel to complete the IPC J-STD-001 training and certification program. This ensures that all PCB are produced and/or remanufactured with consistency.
To be certified as IPC Certified Specialist, a candidate must: