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J-STD-001 Application Specialist Training

Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies

Who should attend the Application Specialist Training?

Assembly operators, quality and inspection personnel, and others responsible for the quality and reliability of soldered electronic assemblies.

Application Specialist Certification

The J-std-001 Application Specialist course is modularised. Training on the entire syllabus is not required however, the following modules are mandatory:

Mandatory Module:

  • Module 1 – Introduction

Optional Modules:

  • Module 2 – Wires and Terminals
  • Module 3 – Through Hole Technology
  • Module 4 – Surface Mount Technology
  • Module 5 – Inspection

Any additional modules can be taken at any time in the two year period but will expire at the same time as your mandatory modules


Candidates will carry out practical work to an acceptable level on Printed Circuit Boards.


Everyone who successfully completes the J-STD-001 Application Specialist Training and examination will receive a J-STD-001 Application Specialist certificate. This certificate is valid for 2 years after the course completion date of your mandatory module.

Course Duration

1 day for Introduction plus 1 day for each additional module.

Course Dates

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Now Available! J-STD-001 Space Addendum training

The J-STD-001 Space Electronics Hardware Addendum is an optional Module 6 to IPC’s J-STD-001 Instructor Training & Certification Program. It provides additional requirements over those published in IPC J-STD-001 to ensure the reliability of soldered electrical and electronic assemblies that must survive the vibration and thermal cyclic environments experienced while traveling and operating in space.

This 1-day program consists of a lecture, which will identify and review each section of the addendum, followed by a single 25-question open book exam. There are no workmanship requirements for this module. The passing level for this optional module is 80%.

This optional Module 6 to the J-STD-001 Instructor Training Programs will not be published as part of the regular J-STD-001 course materials. The training materials for this optional Module 6 can only be purchased by a J-STD-001 Space Addendum Certified Instructor.

Suppliers to NASA and others who are mandated to use J-STD-001 Space Electronics Hardware Addendum are required to have workers trained and certified to this IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum course for Instructor (CIT) level training. This includes trainers, quality supervisors, engineers and manufacturing supervisors with assembly responsibilities.

CIS candidates who successfully complete the programme will receive a certificate valid for two years.


Candidates must be previously certified to J-STD-001

Our current training schedule can be viewed by clicking here or from our main menu above.

Download PDF of course details here