Prepare for an entry-level position or enhance existing skills as a circuit board assembler or technician.

This is a G3 program. Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.

Soldering tool on circuit board


FastForward Credential Program

Program Information

From refrigerators to automobiles, circuit boards are everywhere! This program focuses on the knowledge and practical skills to produce high-quality soldered interconnections and prepares students for employment as a circuit board assembler, technician and quality assurance specialist. Topics include safety, materials, methods, process control, requirements for a broad range of electrical connections and verification criteria needed to produce high-quality soldered leaded and lead-free interconnections. Upon completion, students are eligible to sit for the J-STD-001 endorsement credential offered by IPC, the Association Connecting Electronics Industries credentialing agency.

Contact Hours: 40

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