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IPC 7711/7721 Certified IPC Specialist (CIS)

Rework, Modify and Repair Electronic Assemblies for Application Specialist

Who should attend IPC 7711/7721 Certified IPC Specialist (CIS)?

This course is aimed at anyone responsible for the rework, repair or modification of assembled PCBs, such as:
  • Repair engineers
  • Rework operators
  • Production Staff
  • Anyone responsible for the quality and reliability of products leaving the company

IPC 7711/7721 Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) is aimed at Staff working in manufacturing and assembly companies. Experience in most rework/repair procedures along with soldering and component rework skills are required.

The IPC-7711/7721 Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) training is a modular program. Apart from mandatory modules, your staff may only need elements relevant to your company. However both IPC and ETECH-trainingen strongly recommend that all modules are taken. Omitting modules is unlikely to reduce overall attendance time.

The Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) certification, is granted to each individual who successfully completes the training.

A minimum of at least 70% is required on each closed and open-book test to achieve a pass.

Each IPC course/training provides a global IPC certification valid for two years. For students who have previously achieved their Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) certification within the last two years a relevant Recertification course/training is available.

Preview the table of contents IPC-7711B-7721C


Certification: 4 days including exam

Recertification: 1,5 day including exam

Challenge test: 1 day exam

Course materials

A copy of the IPC-7711/7721 Standard is included for each Student.


Modules Title Duration
Module 1 (Mandatory) Policy and Procedures Common Procedures 5.0 hrs Lecture 1.0 hrs Testing --------------------- 6.0 hrs total
Module 2 (Optional) Wire Splicing 0.5 hrs Lecture 2.5 hrs Lab --------------------- 3.0 hrs total
Module 3 (Optional) Conformal Coating 0.75 uur College 1.25 uur Lab --------------------- 2.0 uur totaal
Module 4 (Optional) Through-Hole Components 0.75 hrs Lecture 4.5 hrs Lab --------------------- 5.25 hrs total
Module 5 (Optional) Chip & MELF Components 0.75 hrs Lecture 2.5 hrs Lab --------------------- 3.25 hrs total
Module 6 (Optional) Gull Wing Components 1.0 hrs Lecture 4.0 hrs Lab --------------------- 5.0 hrs total
Module 7 (Optional) J-Lead Components 0.5 hrs Lecture 1.5 hrs Lab --------------------- 4.5 hrs total
Module 8 (Optional) BGA 0.5 hrs Lecture --------------------- 0.5 hrs total
Module 9 (Optional) Laminate Repair 0.5 hrs Lecture 1.5 hrs Lab --------------------- 2.0 hrs total
Module 10 (Optional) Circuit Repair 0.75 hrs Lecture 2.75 hrs Lab --------------------- 3.25 hrs total
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