The standard consists of 9 modules, which include the complete topics of acceptance. One training is for maximal 15 persons in the class.
Module 1 (2.5 hrs) - Introduction, IPC, professional policies and procedures
Module 2 (1 hr) - Foreword, Applicable Documents, Handling with assemblies
Module 3 (1.5 hr) - Hardware installation
Module 4 (1 hr) - Soldering
Module 5 (2 hrs) - Terminal connections
Module 6 (3 hrs) - Through hole Technology, Jumper wires for THT
Module 7 (3 hrs) - Surface mount technology, Jumper wires for SMT
Module 8 (2 hrs) - Component damage, PCB failures, other processes for finished PCBA
Module 9 (0.5 hr) - Solderless wire wrap
Complete Classification test from all modules (6 hrs)
The test is done from randomly selected questions by checking one of four possible answers. Each student receives his own combination of questions. Modules 1 and 2 are tested with closed book, all other modules are tested with open book. Students must get over 70% of good answers in all modules, to be qualified to get an official IPC certificate with registration number and 2 year validity.