IPC/WHMA-A-620 Space addendum provides additional requirements over those published
in the IPC/WHMA-A-620 to ensure the performance of cable and wire harness assemblies
that must survive the vibration and thermal cyclic environments getting to and operating in
space. This course is supported by actual cable building exercises and concludes with a
This course is for students who are currently certified in the IPC/WHMA-A-620 Space
Addendum but need to renew within 6 months before expiration to keep current in the
program without interruption. This course provides a thorough review of the document and
updated information on policies and program requirements.
Students will demonstrate the ability to assemble and install two complete cables. This will
involve soldering, cup terminals, crimping, machine contacts, insulated lugs, IDC
connections, wire splices, coax connectors, shield terminations, including routing using tywraps/lacing cord, shielding, braid and shrink tubing and testing of the final product.
This IS NOT a stand-alone course. It must be completed in conjunction with the IPC/WHMA-A-620 base class. Not available for CSE certification.