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IPC Certification & Solder Training

Training/certification

BEST is an IPC Master Certification Solder Training Center offering Instructor and Operator courses for IPC-A-610, IPC J-STD-001, IPC-A-600, IPC/WHMA-A-620, and IPC 7711/7721 as well as customized classes to meet your specific standard or criteria. Our IPC Training Division employs some of the most experienced instructors in the industry. We offer customized classes for SMT, Advanced SMT, and BGA Rework classes on site at your facility or at our headquarters near Chicago, Illinois. We also have a Mobile Training Center that contains all the materials for the training. All classes are taught by instructors who not only know the material, but have also performed the techniques thousands of times on our customer's boards to prove their "real life" effectiveness and reliability.

 
Customers

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BEST is a leader in training technology. BEST has trained thousands of soldering technicians with a long list of satisfied customers. Whether you send one student or one hundred, we take the time to determine what you want from the training experience, and then deliver it. BEST has developed courses that emphasize "hands-on" work, and students are evaluated on the quality of that work. BEST is the only IPC Certification Center to offer the Mobile Training Center...a fully equipped, mobile soldering lab available at your door to teach the latest IPC standards and techniques. BEST brings the classroom to you!

 

Why choose best for solder and rework/repair training?

We're glad you asked, because we're proud of what people that we have trained are saying about us...

check-testimonialsClick the image!We're better...at providing solder training in the format you need; at our facility, your facility, or using our Mobile Training Center. In fact, we are the only training center who can bring the entire training experience to you. The BEST Mobile Training Center is a cost-effective way to have practical, comfortable training at your site using modern tools while not being directly inside the plant.

We're better...at providing more practically-oriented instructors. Both our full and part-time instructors are not just "book learned", they have practical experience as well. This experience has been gained by working on rework/repair projects at BEST as part of the rework/repair division. They have worked on hundreds of different projects, giving them a vast experience base to draw upon. In addition, BEST instructors have worked at either OEMS or contract manufacturers, meaning they can speak your language and bring practical examples in to their lessons.

We're better...at making sure that our instrucotrs can follow US DoD protocols, whether that be on a base, a ship, or at a contractor's location. We have military-trained 2M instructors that know the materials.

We're better...at providing a variety of options for delivering training services, including having Spanish-speaking master trainers available.

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Testimonials

  • The service was great. We appreciate the quick turnaround

    The service was great. We appreciate the quick turnaround

    Paul/MMS

  • You Guys Freaking Rock with turnaround time.
    Thank you all SOOOOO much!!

    You Guys Freaking Rock with turnaround time.
    Thank you all SOOOOO much!!

    Welch Allyn

  • BEST is excellent in meeting delivery dates and are very good with clear communication of shipments, quantities, issues, etc. Their quality and technical assistance has been superb.

    BEST is excellent in meeting delivery dates and are very good with clear communication of shipments, quantities, issues, etc. Their quality and technical assistance has been superb.

    RW Technologies

  • BEST has solid high quality service every time, and at the right price. They are very dependable. I am able to start a project in less then 24 hours with no hassles. The teams always work to meet the... View More..

    BEST has solid high quality service every time, and at the right price. They are very dependable. I am able to start a project in less then 24 hours with no hassles. The teams always work to meet the demands placed on them by the customer, and are very honest about what they can do and when they can do it. They offer great value to the customer; they are willing to go the extra mile to make the customer happy.

    Motorola

  • Best has always come through when we needed them. We started using them for board repairs, now they assemble all of our boards. BEST is always responsive to our needs. On many occasions, we needed... View More..

    Best has always come through when we needed them. We started using them for board repairs, now they assemble all of our boards. BEST is always responsive to our needs. On many occasions, we needed boards repaired immediately. They have always come through for us.

    Lovejoy Controls Corporation

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  • The service was great. We appreciate the quick turnaround

    The service was great. We appreciate the quick turnaround

    Paul/MMS

  • You Guys Freaking Rock with turnaround time.
    Thank you all SOOOOO much!!

    You Guys Freaking Rock with turnaround time.
    Thank you all SOOOOO much!!

    Welch Allyn

  • BEST is excellent in meeting delivery dates and are very good with clear communication of... View More..

    BEST is excellent in meeting delivery dates and are very good with clear communication of shipments, quantities, issues, etc. Their quality and technical assistance has been superb.

    RW Technologies

  • BEST has solid high quality service every time, and at the right price. They are very dependable. I... View More..

    BEST has solid high quality service every time, and at the right price. They are very dependable. I am able to start a project in less then 24 hours with no hassles. The teams always work to meet the demands placed on them by the customer, and are very honest about what they can do and when they can do it. They offer great value to the customer; they are willing to go the extra mile to make the customer happy.

    Motorola

  • Best has always come through when we needed them. We started using them for board repairs, now they... View More..

    Best has always come through when we needed them. We started using them for board repairs, now they assemble all of our boards. BEST is always responsive to our needs. On many occasions, we needed boards repaired immediately. They have always come through for us.

    Lovejoy Controls Corporation

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