Blackfox Offers New IPC Certification Level: CSE


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Blackfox Training Institute is now offering training for the new IPC certification level “Certified Standards Expert” or “CSE” which was recently launched by the IPC on April 22, 2019. The CSE certification level is designed for high-level experts in an IPC standard that do not teach or train other people.

The role of the Certified Standards Expert may vary by organization, but those who receive the CSE certification will be able to:

  • Act as a subject matter expert for their organization, answering standard related questions, providing support to various levels of the organization, and, interpreting the standard for their organization.
  • Judge organizational conflicts in opinion of a viewed condition.
  • Act as the intermediary between the organization and IPC staff and/or industry experts on standards questions.
  • Update the organization on the latest standards and best practices from industry.
  • Provide feedback to standards committees on updates to the process for inclusion in the standards.
  • Interface with designers and process engineers to develop assembly processes.

Blackfox provides CSE certification in all 6 IPC training programs including:

  • IPC J-STD-001 - Specifies the best industry practices and requirements for the processes of soldering electronic assemblies.  Space addendum available.
  • IPC 7711/7721 - Stipulates the required processes, equipment, materials, and methods utilized for modifying, reworking, and repairing electronic assemblies.
  • IPC-6012 - This course covers qualification and performance requirements of rigid printed boards.  Space addendum included.
  • IPC-A-600 - Introduces the visual requirements for acceptability of printed circuit boards.
  • IPC-A-610 - Presents the requirements for acceptability of electronic assemblies.
  • IPC/WHMA-A-620 - Instructs students on the visual requirements for quality acceptability in cable and wire harness assemblies.  Space addendum available.

For more information about the CSE certification visit ipc.org or contact Blackfox to sign up for training now.

About Blackfox Training Institute

Blackfox is the leader in providing quality training systems and custom courses to the electronic manufacturing industry's cutting-edge companies as well as individuals that are interested in a career in electronics. Blackfox is also the premier worldwide authorized IPC Training Center, providing all current IPC certifications.

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