In response to the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has caused, Blackfox, in coordination with the Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC) announces that it is doing the necessary preparations that will enable it to conduct online IPC training courses in a few weeks.

This online training program is part of IPC EDGE, a new learning management system that IPC had launched in July 2016. It is an online learning platform IPC has designed to provide trainees with the education they need to develop competitive skills in order to excel in the electronics industry.

Blackfox’s online training program will be available 24/7 and accessible to participants via internet-connected computing devices such as desktops, laptops and tablets. It will comprised of several modules including webinars, white papers, skill development, and IPC standards and foundation courses.  These will enable participants to acquire the education and skills they would need to grow professionally and contribute to the improvement of the electronics industry.

How Blackfox’s IPC Online Training Works

The concept of IPC’s online training and certification is simple:

  • Participants purchase individual courses
  • Trainers purchase course vouchers for participants to redeem
  • Participants will accomplish coursework and exams assigned to them
  • Upon completion of the exams, course participants can download and print their certificate of completion

Blackfox’s online IPC training courses is a library of dozens of IPC’s highly sought-after courses. It is a versatile training program that allows participants from entry level to executives to achieve the knowledge and skills they need to apply in their work.

Depending on the course taken, IPC’s online courses are focused on important topics including:

  • Skills development
  • Professional development
  • Honing students’ technical knowledge
  • Operator training
  • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD),
  • Control for Electronics Assembly
  • Introduction to Hand Soldering
  • FOD Prevention in Electronics Assembly
  • Surface Mount Solder Joint Quality Standards
  • Counterfeit Components
  • Component Identification
  • And many other areas that are required by a company to excel in the electronics industry.

Blackfox is also set to offer Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) courses online. It is the most popular IPC certification ever recognized by the industry. On top of this, participants will also be provided with the latest updates on IPC regulatory issues. They will also be updated with highlights of the latest revisions of the most popular standards of IPC.

Online IPC training courses are intended to ensure that key people in the assembly line of electronic manufacturing companies and original equipment manufacturers will have institutional knowledge of IPC quality standards, electrostatic discharge (ESD), soldering and operator level training.

As an electronics assembly company, whether you are taking in new employees or experienced technicians, you must make sure that their deployment is vouched by IPC certification for skills required for respective positions.

Blackfox’s IPC online courses are designed to deliver the best of instructor-led and self-paced online learning experience. It is developed through extensive research with the objective of helping you apply their employees their newly acquired skills in your organization.

Your employees’ lack of understanding of ESD can trigger huge losses for your company. Don’t let it happen. Enlist your employees for training and IPC certification at IPC-certified training centers ASAP.

Call Blackfox at 303-684-0135 ext. 208 to learn more.