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ELEC 234 IPC/WHMA-A-620 Certification Program

5 credits
Attain this internationally recognized industry based Electronics certification that has immediate recognition, legitimacy and value throughout the electronics industry. This certification includes many aspects of cable and harness fabrication. Candidates must meet IPC requirements to attain certification. Students are required to pass the IPC/WHMA-A-620 certification to receive a passing grade.

Prerequisites: ELEC 126  or instructor permission

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the role and responsibilities of Certified Technicians
  • Cite criteria for acceptable soldered terminations
  • Demonstrate and evaluate applicable crimping techniques
  • Cite and demonstrate processes used for soldered termination preparation
  • Evaluate coaxial cable requirements
  • Demonstrate coaxial cable preparation and termination techniques
  • Demonstrate and evaluate wire-harness preparation and assembly techniques
  • Cite and demonstrate processes used for coaxial cable preparation
  • Function effectively in interactions with individuals, within group situations, and within professional organizations and systems

Total Hours: 80 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 60