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IPC 620 Application Specialist

620 Wire Harness Assembly (Theory and Hands-On)

IPC-620 CIS Certified IPC Specialist

Workmanship standards and inspection criterion for cable and wire harness assemblies. This 3 day course was developed in conjunction with the WHMA, Wire Harness Manufacturing Association and is the industry standard for cable and wire harness fabrication and installation. Satisfactory completion of this course:
  • Successfully pass Modules 1 & 2 with an average score of 70% or better
  • Successfully pass Modules 3-8 with a score of 70% or better
  Student Receives Certificate, good for 24 months:
  • IPC/WHMA-A-620 Standard
  • IPC Certificate


Upon successful completion of this training program participants will be certified as Application Specialists. With this portable credential, you’ll receive immediate recognition and value throughout the Electronics Industry.  

Module 1


Introduction/IPC Professional Policies and Procedures (section 1); Foreword and Applicable Documents (section 2); Cable/wire preparation (section 3); Measuring Cable Assemblies (section 11); Testing Cable Assemblies (section 19)

Module 2


Crimp Terminations (section 5) and Insulation Displacement Connections (section 6)

Module 3


Soldered Terminations (section 4)

Module 4


Connectorization (section 9) and Molding/Potting (section10)

Module 5


Splices (section 8)

Module 6


Marking/Labeling (section 12); Wire Bundle Securing (section 14); Shielding (section 15); Protective Coverings (section 16)

Module 7


Coaxial and Twinaxial Cable Assemblies (section 13)

Module 8


Solderless Wire Wrap (section 18)
IPC/WHMA-A-620 Hands-On Lab for CIS Certified Operators – Optional (please call 919-552-3434 for pricing)
Description: Circuit Technology has developed an optional one day hands-on module to apply and reinforce the concepts of the IPC/WHMA-A-620 Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Assemblies. This 8-hour course covers the practical use of industry standard tools for cutting and stripping of various wires types, tinning techniques both manual and utilizing a solder pot and focuses on advanced soldering techniques for multiple wire to terminals contacts. Also included is crimping of multiple contacts to meet the industry requirements for all product classes. This hands-on module is flexible and can be tailored to meet specific organizational needs in an onsite training environment.

Course Synopsis

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