IPC/WHMA-A-620 Specialist (CIS) Certification Training Course


IPC/WHMA-A-620 Specialist (CIS)

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Blackfox is offering online IPC training and certification beginning in mid-April.

IPC/WHMA-A-620 is the first industry standard for cable and wire harness fabrication and installation. The Operator program is modularized to allow for maximum flexibility to meet individual needs. This training will familiarize the student with the general requirements of the IPC/WHMA-A-620 Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Harness Assemblies, and concludes with a qualifying examination.


Upon successful completion of this training program participants will be certified as Application Specialists. With this portable credential, you’ll receive immediate recognition and value throughout the Electronics Industry.

  • Reference the IPC/WHMA-A-620 standard to make acceptable/reject decisions
  • Interpret terminology and their definitions
  • Successfully pass the written exam with an 70% or better


  • Module 1 (required) - Introduction/IPC Professional Policies and Procedures (section 1); Foreword and Applicable Documents (section 2); Cable/wire preparation (section 3); Measuring Cable Assemblies (section 11); Testing Cable Assemblies (section 19)
  • Module 2 (optional) - Crimp Terminations (section 5) and Insulation Displacement Connections (section 6)
  • Module 3 (optional) - Soldered Terminations (section 4)
  • Module 4 (optional) - Connectorization (section 9) and Molding/Potting (section10)
  • Module 5 (optional) - Splices (section 8)
  • Module 6 (optional) - Marking/Labeling (section 12); Wire Bundle Securing (section 14); Shielding (section 15); Protective Coverings (section 16)
  • Module 7 (optional) - Coaxial and Twinaxial Cable Assemblies (section 13)
  • Module 8 (optional) - Solderless Wire Wrap (section 18)


Satisfactory completion of this course:

  • Successfully pass Modules 1 & 2 with an average score of 70% or better
  • Successfully pass Modules 3-8 with a score of 70% or better


  • IPC/WHMA-A-620 Standard
  • IPC “Application Specialist” (CIS) Certificate

Prerequisite: none
Class Length: 3 days
Price: Call for quote*
Certification Length: 24 months

* To schedule this training or for hosting in your area please contact Blackfox. Quantity discounts will apply.



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