The IPC-A-610, "Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies" is the most widely used specification published by the IPC for the electronics manufacturing industry. This publication is a visual document that provides comprehensive accept/reject criteria for handling of electronic assemblies, mechanical assemblies, component installation, location, orientation, soldering, cleanliness of assemblies, marking of assemblies, coatings, laminate conditions, discrete wiring assembly and surface mount assemblies.
BEST, Inc. is an authorized IPC Training Center and offers the IPC-A-610 Certified Instructor Program. Students who complete the program are considered Class "A" Instructors and are qualified to teach the 2 day Worker Proficiency training and certification programs at their facility. Instructors are certified for 24 months, and then must attend a 16-hour re-certification class to maintain their certification status.
Worker Proficiency students will be evaluated on their mastery of the IPC-