SMTA Certifies Process Engineers in Thailand and Malaysia


Reading time ( words)

SMTA held certification programs for SMT Processes in Chonburi, Thailand, on January 14-16, 2020 and in Penang, Malaysia, on January 21-23, 2020.  Over 75% of the engineers successfully passed the exams, establishing competitive credentials as "Certified" by the SMTA in SMT Processes.

The title earned by Certified SMT Process Engineers is CSMTPE. These initials, which can be added after the names of those who have passed the course, are well recognized within the industry as identifying a high level of process engineering knowledge and expertise.

The three-day program includes a day and a half of training with homework assignments, a closed book two-hour exam and an open book final exam lasting up to 6 hours. A score of 70% or greater over both exams is required to attain certification. The SMTA certification program is unique, as it recognizes and certifies the entire SMT assembly process at an engineering level.

Jim Hall, SMTA senior instructor said, “this was a great group, they were very focused and asked some extremely good questions.”

The certification is valid for five years at which point engineers have an option to be re-certified. A list of all SMTA-certified engineers is published online here:

https://www.smta.org/certification/certified_engineers.cfm

For more information, please visit https://www.smta.org/certification/ or email certification@smta.org

Share

Print


Suggested Items

Meet Zulki Khan, SMT007 Columnist

10/25/2019 | I-Connect007
Meet Zulki Khan, one of our newest SMT007 columnists! Khan’s columns address new frontiers in upcoming manufacturing techniques, including challenges in the marriage of SMT and microelectronics manufacturing and the critical aspects involved.

I-Connect007 Research

11/28/2018 | Stephen Las Marias, I-Connect007
In a recent I-Connect007 survey on flex circuits, we asked the following question: What are the major drivers causing you to utilize flex circuits? Here are just a few of the replies, edited slightly for clarity.

Flex Circuit Assembly: Challenges and Strategies for Success

07/27/2018 | Stephen Las Marias, I-Connect007
The flexible printed circuit market is on track for growth. But dealing with flex circuits during assembly is very different from rigid PCBs. This article highlights some of the assembly challenges when working with flex circuits, and strategies to address them.



Copyright © 2020 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.