Rework of Electronic Assemblies and Repair and Modification of Printed Boards and Assemblies

The IPC-7711 Rework of Electronic Assemblies and the IPC-7721 Repair and Modification of Printed Boards and Assemblies are the Electronic Industry’s manuals for the guidelines on re-installing or replacing electronic components and repairing circuitry with minimum impact on quality and reliability. The training program provides a detailed review of the IPC-7711 and IPC-7721 criteria.


Upon successful completion of this learning activity, Instructors will be certified to instruct Application Specialist certifications. Instructors will obtain the knowledge to:

  • Identify the differences between Class 3 target and acceptable quality
  • Demonstrate Through-Hole, J-lead, Gull-Wing, Fine Pitch, and Chip component rework and replacement proficiently to Class 3 standards, using a variety of methods.
  • Perform conformal coating removal, laminate repair, pad and trace repair, and place and route modification wires
  • Conduct Operator courses per IPC requirements
  • Correctly interpret and teach the intent of the IPC 7711/7721 standard
  • Explain the IPC terminology and definitions
  • Successfully pass the Instructor’s written exam with a score of 80% or better and perform at Class 3 Acceptable for the practical exam.


Everyone who successfully completes the Instructor Training Certification examination will receive all the materials necessary for conducting Application Specialist Certification Training that includes:

  • Instructor notes for training CIS students
  • Access to training materials including visuals and forms
  • IPC 7711/7721 manual
  • Gerber artwork for circuit board used during class

Prerequisite: Advanced soldering skills
Class Length: 5 days
Price: Call for quote*
Certification Length: 24 months

* To schedule this training or for hosting in your area please contact Blackfox. Quantity discounts will apply.