IPC, the global leader in electronics education, announces a landmark achievement in professional education and training. Ten of IPC’s critical workforce training programs have been accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) under the stringent requirements of ANSI/ASTM E2659-18, Standard Practice for Certificate Programs. This accreditation marks IPC as the first and only organization in the electronics industry to attain this prestigious recognition for its workforce programs.

The accredited training programs include:

  • Advanced Design Concepts
  • Electronics Assembly for Engineers
  • Electronics Assembly for Operators
  • Introduction to PCB Design I
  • Introduction to PCB Design II
  • PCB Design for Manufacturability
  • PCB Design for Military & Aerospace Applications
  • PCB Design for Rigid-Flex Boards
  • PCB Troubleshooting and Defect Analysis
  • Wire Harness Assembly for Operators

This accreditation underscores IPC’s commitment to providing high-quality, relevant, and effective training that meets the needs of professionals in the electronics industry. It signifies that IPC’s programs have met rigorous standards for industry alignment, content, instructor qualification, and instructional design, ensuring they deliver valuable knowledge and skills to participants.

“Receiving ANSI/ANAB accreditation is a significant milestone for IPC and a testament to the excellence of our training programs,” said David Hernandez, IPC’s vice president of education. “This recognition not only validates the quality of our education offerings but also reflects our ongoing commitment to setting the highest standards for training in the electronics industry.”

The ANSI/ANAB accreditation is recognized internationally and is a benchmark for certificate programs that adhere to the best practices in instructional design and delivery. It assures employers, professionals, and stakeholders in the electronics industry that IPC’s training courses are among the best available, providing essential skills and knowledge to advance careers and enhance organizational performance.

For more information about IPC’s ANSI/ANAB accredited training programs and how they can benefit professionals and organizations in the electronics industry, visit www.education.ipc.org.