J-STD-001 Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblie

IPC J-STD 001, is recognised as the industry consensus standard covering soldering materials, processes and manufacturing of electronic assemblies. This industry-developed training programme includes a practical/ workmanship element that gives individuals all the tools to increase skills and performance.

The validity of this standard is recognized internationally

There are three levels of certification

CIS: Certified IPC Specialist

CSE: Certified Standard Expert

CIT: Certified IPC Trainer

The certificate has a validity of 2 years

CIS: 3 days (CIT: 3 days CSE: 3 days)
Assembly Process Engineers Quality Assurance Supervisors People Responible For Quality & Reliability of Soldered Electronic Assemblies
Have mastery of manual soldering and knowledge of the materials and tools to use
  • Module 1 – General. Materials, Equipment, General Soldering, Cleaning, Rework and repair (Mandatory)
  • Module 2 – Wires and Terminals Connections
  • Module 3 – PCBs, Conformal Coating, Encapsulation and Staking
  • Module 4 – Through-Hole Mounting & Terminations (requires Module 3)
  • Module 5 – Surface Mounting of Components (requires Module 3)
  • Module 6 – Inspection
  • Module 6 is designed for quality and Inspection personnel that have no requirement to solder, so no requirement to complete Modules 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Additional notes
At the end of each module there is an exam consisting of multiple choice questions. To pass the exam, the candidate needs to get a score of at least 70% correct answers