Course Description

The goal of the Certified IPC Trainer Programs is to certify those who wish to become certified as instructors in different IPC specifications for the electronic assembly industry. The IPC-A-600 Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) Training and Certification Lecture is a three day paragraph-by-paragraph assessment of the IPC-A-600 Standard and a assessment of primary instructor skills.


At the conclusion of the Course, students will be subjected to open book written examinations. Students who successfully complete this Course are awarded an IPC-A-600 Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) valid for two (2) years. For students who have previously achieved their Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) certification within the last two years a relevant Recertification course/training is available.

Who this course is for

  • Ectrotec’s Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) programs are for you if you’re an experienced and skilled electronics technician, engineer or supervisor who wants to teach and train colleagues about IPC quality standards. In addition, they award successful candidates with a recognizance that confirms their knowledge and comprehension of IPC quality systems.
  • A quality assurance engineer or manufacturing supervisor who is responsible for quality assurance assemblies can take this CIT training course.


Module 1 – Introduction

Contains basic of all other sections of the IPC-A-600J are contained in this module. The course must be successfully complete it before certification to any additional knowledge modules may be granted.

  • General Overview
  • Terms and Definitions
  • Acceptance Criteria

Module 2 – Externally Observable Characteristics

The acceptability criteria for externally observable phenomena on a substrate are presented in this knowledge item.

  • Printed Board Edges
  • Base Material
  • Surface and Subsurface
  • Solder Coatings and Holes Printed Contacts and Marking
  • Solder Mask, Pattern Definition and Flatness

Module 3 – Internally Observable Characteristics

The acceptability criteria for internally observable conditions of the substrate are presented in this knowledge module.

  • Dielectric Materials and Conductive Patterns
  • Plated Through Holes

Module 4 – Miscellaneous and Cleanliness

The acceptable conditions for the substrate which are internally observable of the substrate are listed in this module of knowledge

  • Miscellaneous and Cleanliness

Instructor Skills

The information presented in this module is designed to help you teach the lesson plan effectively.

  • How to properly convey the lesson plan step by step including presentation and guiding in correct direction.


On-Site training

If you want to reduce the time spent away from the office, traveling, and the cost of sending people to the class, On-Site Training may be for you. But, this might only be cost-effective for several people. We are not limited to just one type of training, at Ectrotec Training we have both on-site and training centers. For more information on student quantity and material discounts, please contact our business support team.

Discounted Offer

If you have at least five people or want to bring in an open enrollment class in your region or country, Please Contact our Business Support Team for a personal discount. And you will surely be receiving some freebies.

Who we are

EctroTech is one of the largest training centres for the electronics industry in Europe, providing technical training and support for the manufacturing industry to quality people with quality that’s unbeatable. Our clients operate across various industries, including telecommunications, saleable electronics, automotive, protection and security, automotive, railroad, aviation and space, oil and gas, medical, life support, and more. With over more than 25+ years of experience in the manufacturing, testing, and quality inspection of various high ticket industries like Military, Medical, Aerospace, Aircraft, and Commercial electronics and more. From inspection services to ESD services, consultancy, training services and more, we have a wide range of products and services.Content-based open courses are not only customisable, but also engaging and informative. Customised training, on the other hand, are specifically designed to meet your learning demands. The recognition of the training is also high, so the effect will be optimal. We provide training materials, knowledge/skill assessments, solder training kits, IPC materials, and more to help your manufacturing operations succeed.