Participants successfully completing this course will be able to:
- Describe the overall circuit card assembly process
- Identify the role of the operator in maintaining quality
- Explain the function and use of process documents
- Explain the differences between surface mount, through hole, and mixed technology assembly
- Explain the key steps of surface mount assembly (SMA) including: paste print, component placement, reflow, glue dispense and cure, inspection, and rework
- Explain the key steps of through hole assembly (THA) including: auto and hand component insertion, wave and hand soldering, inspection, and rework
- Describe the main types of circuit card testing
- Describe key processes supporting assembly including:
- component preparation and kitting for SMA
- component preparation and kitting for THA
- programmable device preparation
- point of use inventory management
Qualification and Certification Testing
LearnTech® training incorporates interactive learning checks throughout the instructional sequences. Certification tests are criterion-referenced and module-based with feedback on every response for enhanced learning. Administrative access to dates and scores of tests, certifications, and re-certifications is compliant with ISO quality-standards requirements.
Using the Course
- This course is designed to allow participants to learn at a convenient time, and at their own pace. You are free to pursue the course when and where you wish. You will require a broadband Internet connection, and a standard Internet browser with flash plugin.
- The course modules are listed in the most logical order for you to follow. However you can take the course modules in any order you wish.
- You are licensed to use this course for one year. This means that even after you have completed the course it is still available for review purposes. In review mode you can arrow forward and back through the course material to quickly locate specific content for reference, review, or further study.
- Course qualification testing is available. In addition, you can re-take any test if you are not satisfied with your initial result.
- Take the course and complete all modules.
- Take the course test.
- Make notes while taking the test to highlight content that proves difficult.
- Review the course with additional study of this difficult content.
- Retake the test to demonstrate your mastery of the content.
Following this process helps you to achieve greater learning and a more accurate test assessment.
The time to complete the course will vary depending on prior knowledge, learning style, and individual differences. The more study and review, the greater the knowledge and understanding, and the higher your mastery test scores. Plan your time accordingly.