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. This training program provides a detailed review of the IPC 7711/7721 criteria along with hands-on demonstration of proficiency.
Upon Successful completion of this learning activity, CSE students will be certified as a Standards Expert in the IPC 7711/7721.
CSEs will obtain the knowledge to:
- Identify the proper tools and procedures for rework and repair of electronic assemblies
- 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
- Correctly interpret the intent of the IPC 7711/7721 standard
- Explain the IPC terminology and definitions
What is a CSE?
The Certified Standards Expert (CSE) is a subject matter professional with a high level of knowledge and understanding of a specific IPC standard or group of standards but doesn’t train students or teach IPC classes.
Each CSE Receives:
- IPC 7711/7721 manual
- All hands-on materials for reworking and repairing electronic assemblies during class
- IPC CSE certificate
Upon satisfactory completion of all written and practical exams at an 80% or higher, participants will receive Certified Standards Expert (CSE) certification.
Prerequisite: Advanced Soldering Skills
Class Length: 40 hours
Certification Length: 24 months