IPC/WHMA-A-620: Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies

IPC/WHMA-A-620 is the most important process, materials, and inspection standard for the cable and wire harness industry. It was developed with the support of the Wire Harness Manufacturer’s Association (WHMA).  IPC/WHMA-A-620 has been embraced by original equipment manufacturers worldwide as the premier cable and wire harness standard.

Topics covered in the IPC/WHMA-A-620 online course include: 

  • General; Applicable Documents; Preparation; Measuring Cable Assemblies and Wires; Testing
  • Crimp Terminations; Insulation Displacement Connection
  • Soldered Terminations; High Voltage Applications
  • Connectorization; Over-Molding/Potting
  • Ultrasonic Welding; Splices
  • Marking/Labeling; Securing; Finished Assembly Installation
  • Coaxial and Biaxial Cable Assemblies
  • Harness/Cable Electrical Shielding; Cable/Wire Harness Protective Coverings
  • Steps to effectively using the lesson plan and materials, tips on inspection and a review of important Certified IPC Trainer skills (if applicable)
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$ 1175
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Which Certification Is Right For Me?

Certified IPC Specialist (CIS): Anyone responsible for the quality and reliability of cables and wire harness assemblies. This includes Engineers, Quality Supervisors, Inspectors, and Manufacturing Personnel responsible for quality assurance.  Other great candidates are Purchasing, Receiving/Incoming Inspection, Sales, and Product/Program Managers to ensure hardware meets program requirements.
Certified IPC Trainer (CIT): Anyone responsible for training, educating, and proctoring Certified IPC Specialists (CIS) for a specific IPC standard.
Certified Standards Expert (CSE): A subject matter expert with a high level of knowledge and understanding of a specific IPC standard, or group of standards, and will not conduct training of others.  Manufacturing Supervisors, Product Engineers, Process Engineers, and Quality Engineers with assembly responsibilities should consider becoming a CSE.

Additional Certification Options

Simply Want To Take The Exam?

If a student is re-certifying or simply knowledgeable of the IPC/WHMA-A-620 standard and does not want to take the training course, we offer the exam only “challenge test” option for a lower price. 

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