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All classes are available at our locations and on-site at your facility, or throughout the USA in our Mobile Training Center. Contact BEST at 847-797-9250 to register!

 

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BEST Headquarters - Chicago, Illinois

Detroit, Michigan

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Cleveland, Ohio

Huntsville, Alabama

 

 

BEST Headquarters - Chicago, Illinois

- Certifications held at BEST in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, right outside of Chicago -

 

IPC INSTRUCTION (CIT) CERTIFICATION

IPC J-STD-001 Instructor Certification        IPC J-STD-001 FS Space App       IPC J-STD-001 Instructor Recertification
January 9 - 13                                               January 13                                    January 19 - 20
March 6 - 10                                                  March 10                                       March 16 - 17
May 1 - 5                                                      May 5                                            May 18 - 19

IPC-A-610 Instructor Certification              IPC-A-610 Instructor Recertification
December 6 - 9, 2016     June 6 - 9                  January 17 - 18
February 7 - 10                                              March 14 - 15   
April 4 - 7                                                      May 16 - 17                                             

IPC/WHMA-A-620 Instructor Certification    IPC/WHMA-A-620 Instructor Recertification      
January 23 - 26                                               January 31 - February 1
February 27 - March 2                                      March 21 - 22  
May 8 - 11                                                       May 23 - 24

IPC 7711/21 Instructor Certification           IPC 7711/21 Instructor Recertification
February 13 - 17    December 12 - 16, 2016      February 2 - 3
April 24 - 28                                                   March 23 - 24 
June 12 - 16                                                   May 25 - 26

IPC OPERATOR (CIS) CERTIFICATION

IPC J-STD-001 Operator Certification        IPC-A-600 Operator Certification      IPC-A-610 Operator Certification
February 20 - 24                                          January 11 - 13                                  February 15 - 17
April 17 - 21                                                April 10 - 12                                       April 26 - 28

 

IPC/WHMA-A-620 Operator Certification    IPC-6012 Operator Certification       IPC 7711/Mixed Technologies
February 6 - 8                                               March 7 - 10                                      March 27 - 31
June 5 - 7                                                     June 13 - 16                                       June 19 - 23

 

BEST CERTIFICATION

Soldering 101                                    Cable/Wire Harnees Assembly          Cable/WH Assembly (no lecture)
January 30 - 31                                    February 9 - 10                                   January 27         May 12
May 22 - 23                                          June 8 - 9                                          March 3
                           

SMT Rework                    Advanced SMT Rework         SMT Boot Camp
April 3 - 4                         April 5 - 7                              March 13 - 15

Wires and Terminals                    Lead-Free                  ESD Awareness
December 7, 2016    May 24            Febraury 13               March 13
February 1

                           
BGA Rework                    BGA Profiling
February 22 - 23               February 24
May 31 - June 1                 June 2                

 

Custom classes also available on dates that work with your schedule!
For more information, please call BEST at 847-797-9250

 

 

 

 

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