IPC and PCB Training Schedule

IPC-A-600 Acceptability of Printed Boards

November 7-9, 2016 (Anaheim) Revised date
November 14-16, 2016 (Baltimore) New date
December 5-7, 2016 (Baltimore)

IPC-A-610 Assembly of Printed Boards

October 24-28, 2016 (Baltimore) | EPTAC - Cathi Gosine Revised date

IPC-6012 Qualification and Performance for Rigid Printed Boards

November 7-10, 2016 (Baltimore)

IPC Open Challenge

November 10, 2016 (Baltimore)
November 11, 2016 (Anaheim)
December 7, 2016 (Baltimore)

PCB Microsection (Cross-section)
Preparation Techniques for Accurate Evaluations

Course dates - TBD


Each course is designed at helping individuals meet the necessary criteria in becoming a certified instructor or inspector. Upon successfully completing a course, the following is typically provided:

  • Certificate of Completion and Instructor's Guide
  • Copies of the student handbook
  • Test specimen
  • Set of worker proficiency exams (along with the answer sheets and keys)
  • Complete set of slides

Once the certificate has been awarded, the certified individual will be able train others within your organization.

Course Fees

Course fees covers the costs of providing all program materials and documentation along with training, testing and certification of an individual(s). Catered lunch and facility tours are also included.


There is no fee for substituting or cancelling. If you are unable to attend and would like to send a substitute, contact NTS prior to your course date. If you need to cancel, your tuition is valid for a full year and can be used as a credit toward a future training program. Minimum class size is five students, maximum class size is fourteen. NTS reserves the right to reschedule classes if minimum class size is not met.


Course length and hours of classroom instruction varies upon the IPC training course.