IPC/WHMA-A-620 for Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) 12-AUG-2024

Targeting Excellence in Electronics Assembly

IPC/WHMA-A-620 is the first industry consensus standard for cable and wire harness fabrication and installation. Classes of products are defined and include criteria for Acceptable, Process Indicator and Defect conditions to support the collection of visual quality acceptability requirements for each class. The training program has been updated to cover the changes in Revision D of the standard.

The 620D has more than 680 full colour illustrations and includes greatly expanded criteria for molding, potting, splicing, crimp contacts without insulation support, inline insulation, displacement connectors, connectorization, rigid and conformable cable, flexible sleeving, broomstitching, testing and more. The new revision includes updated criteria for wire prep, soldering to terminals, crimping of stamped and formed contacts and machined contacts, insulation displacement connectors, ultrasonic welding, splicing, connectors, molding, marking, coax/biax cables, wrapping/lacing, shielding, assembly and wire-wrap Terminations.

IPC/WHMA-A-620 describes acceptability criteria for crimped, mechanically secured and soldered interconnection and the corresponding lacing/restraining criteria associated with cable and harness assemblies. It can be used as a stand alone document for purchasing product or to support your ISO certification documentation requirements.

The IPC-A-620 Training and Certification course is conducted over three days and includes the following topics:

  • Cable and wire dimensioning, tolerances and preparation
  • Crimp terminations: - Stamped and formed contacts - Machined contacts
  • Insulation displacement connections
  • Ultrasonic welding
  • Soldered terminations
  • Splices
  • Connectorisation
  • Moulding and potting
  • Marking and labelling
  • Co-axial and twin-axial assembly
  • Wire bundle securing
  • Shielding
  • Installation
  • Testing of Cable/Wire Harness Assemblies

Successful completion of this course will provide you with IPC Certification which demonstrates commitment to customer requirements and greatly facilitates certification to ISO Certification or other quality assurance initiatives. By having earned this portable credential, you'll receive immediate recognition, legitimacy and value throughout the electronics industry.

Training and Certification Levels:

There are two levels of training available:

Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) for the IPC/WHMA-A-620 or
Certified IPC Application Specialist (CIS) (operators)

Successful CIT applicants will receive a kit to conduct CIS level training.


Fee includes tuition, all course materials, refreshments each day and (after successful completion of the course) the IPC-A-620 CIT Kit
Contact the SMCBA for Pricing.
SMCBA Members receive a discount.

Fee includes tuition and refreshments each day.
Contact the SMCBA for Pricing.
SMCBA Members receive a discount.

The CIS fee does NOT include a copy of the A-620 standard - it is assumed that students will have access to the standard at their place of work.  The standard can be purchased separately - please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange.

Event Information

Event Date 12 Aug 2024 8:45 am
Event End Date 14 Aug 2024 4:30 pm
Cut Off Date 09 Aug 2024
Capacity 8
Individual Price $3,770.00
Location Training Centre Adelaide
Categories IPC/WHMA-A-620