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IPC-J-STD-001 Certified Application Specialist (CIS)
Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies

The J-STD-001 Certification Course consists of 5 modules. This course is a combination of lecture, written examinations and soldering and inspection labs. Students receive a full review and explanation of the entire contents of the IPC-J-STD-001 standard, providing a full understanding of process control requirements for soldering of electronics. Students will be required to assemble and solder acceptable workmanship samples. Workmanship grades will be based on acceptabile workmanship as well as inspection of their own work.

The J-STD-001 course is modular, allowing companies to choose the areas pertaining to their manufacturing needs. Each module takes 1 day. Module 1 is a prerequisite for all other modules; modules 2-5 are optional.

Upon successful completion, students will receive an IPC Certification, which is valid for 2 years.

Module Descriptions:

Module 1: General Requirements (prerequisite for Modules 2-5)
Module 2: Wires and Terminals
Module 3: Through Hole
Module 4: Surface Mount
Module 5: Inspection (inspection lab only if student has successfully completed Modules 1-4)

Students are required to solder the following components:

Module 2 - Wires and Terminals
Thermal and Mechanical Stripping
Tinning of Wires Using Solder Pots and Soldering Irons
Solderability Testing of Through-Hole Components
Gold Cup

Module 3 - Through-hole
Watt Axial Leaded Resistors
Glass Body Diodes
Radial Leaded Capacitor With Standoff
Metal Cased Transistors With Standoff
16-Leaded DIP

Module 4

  • 1206 Chip/Melf Components
  • 0805 Chip Resistors
  • 14-Leaded SOIC/Gull Wing
  • 20-Leaded J-Lead/PLCC
  • 100-Leaded Quad Flat Pack/Gull Wing
  • 0402 Chip Components
  • D-PAKs

IPC-J-STD-001 Certified Trainer (CIT)
Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies

This train-the-trainer course includes a full review of the J-STD-001 and workmanship soldering labs. At the conclusion of the course the student will take one open and one closed-book examination. Candidates who successfully complete the solder workmanship portions of the course and the examinations are given instructional materials needed for training J-STD-001 Application Specialists (CIS).

The term for certification is 2 years.

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