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Training Materials

Training kit

Wide variety of kits for training purposes.

IPC Materials

IPC Documents and Specifications

BEST provides a variety of training materials, including solder training kits and parts. We are also an IPC distributer. These materials, coupled with the BEST training curriculum, will allow you to have a robust solder training and certification program inside of your company.

BEST solder training kits come in a variety of configurations for your solder training and certification program. We have kits for basic solder assembly training, PCB rework/repair, and more. We kits for the IPC-7711, IPC-7721 and IPC JSTD-001 programs. Make us your “one stop shop” for all things training.

BEST is a distributor of IPC training materials. We can make it convenient to buy all of your training materials and soldering kits from a single source. We can make your transaction painless and complete by supporting the sale with expertise. BEST training staff can point you to the right IPC training material versions and even help guide you through the process of looking something up after the sale. BEST can provide that “personal touch” to the training –whether it be the training kits, training materials, or the training itself.

Required Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) Material

Each individual that attends a CIT program will be provided with training material for conducting his/her own courses. The kits include the following material:

- IPC Standard

- CD-Rom with visual aids for conducting CIS courses and an electronic instructor guide with lesson plans/reference material

- T-50 Terms and Definitions Standard

- AJ-820 Assembly & Joining Handbook (J-STD-001 certification only)

 

The training site will require additional material not included with the CIT program:

- soldering stations, training boards and components (JSTD, 7711/21)

- computer and projector to show the training curriculum

- IPC standard for each student to reference during testing

- computer with online access for each student to take his/her exams

- exams that need to be purchased through IPC 

 

Locations / Mobile Training

Locations

Training class locations in the Midwest and South.

Schedule

We bring everything to you

 

BEST can deliver solder training and certification services in one or more of the following settings:

  • At your location
  • At one of our training locations
  • In the BEST Mobile Training Center
  • At a 3rd party location
  • In some cases, through the internet

Depending on your preference for travel, practical limitations of space or cost constraints, we have a lot of ways to deliver solder training.

Our training locations are spread throughout the Midwest, with our headquarters in the Chicago area having the most number of students, the best equipment and the greatest variety of classes. We also have locations in Minneapolis, Detroit, Cleveland and Huntsville.

If you cannot come to us, we can come to you in our Mobile Training Center. We bring everything to you and simply plug in the vehicle. There is no need to transport people to one of our locations or to gather the materials for training. Our Mobile Training Center is outfitted with the latest soldering irons, microscopes, tools, and TVs to watch the demos all in a comfortable location. Associates can complete any necessary business during the lunch break and then return to the vehicle.

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