Although the CID designation is an important recognition for a designer, continuing education becomes necessary to maintain a designer’s effectiveness. The advanced module covers several key goals beyond CID.
The CID+ programmes are designed for those who deign PCB’s as well as those who need the knowledge of the IPC Design Standard.
CID+, Enhanced Certified Interconnect Designer is a valuable professional credential recognized throughout the electronics industry based on several critical IPC documents that link design principles to the end product use of the printed board assembly.
Subjects covered: –
- Design Considerations
- Printed Board Characteristics
- Standards to meet Fabrication and Assembly
- Electrical Parameters
- Component Requirements
The Enhanced IPC Designer Certification Program builds on hands-on experience and requires an element of home study prior to the course; at least one month is recommended. The qualification is recognised internationally and hence a high degree of competency is required to be demonstrated. 3-5 years’ design experience is recommended.
Prerequisite: – Delegate must be currently CID certified.
Course duration: – 3 days. 2 days of instruction, 1 day qualification.
Which includes: –
- Course materials (supplied prior to course)
- Examination fee
- IPC certificate
Upon successful completion: –
- Registration to list of IPC Certified Designers
- Use of CID+ logo
- Use of honorific CID+