Increased employee knowledge will give YOUR business the professional growth and competitive advantage and if your business is one that deals with any aspect of electronics industry, then you want to consider recognized electronics certifications from organizations such as IPC and the Fiber Optic Association.  Western Technical College’s Customized Training Department offer’s a blend of certification tracks with valuable resources and support based on YOUR business needs.  You can count on Western Tech to help YOUR business reach your certification goals for as little or as many of your employees as necessary.

We can help your business professionals keep their skills current with industry-recognized certifications, from recognized entities such as IPC, The Association Connecting Electronics Industries, the Fiber Optic Association and more.  With Western Tech’s customized training courses, your employees will have the proper hands-on experience that will give YOUR business the competitive edge to attract more clients and contracts based on the these certifications that are in highly recognized industry-wide.

1. IPC, The Association Connecting Electronics Industries-  J-STD-001 High Reliability Hand Soldering Certification

IPC J-STD-001 High Reliability Hand Soldering certification is the recognized certification for electronics assembly manufacturing globally. As the certification requires, at Western Tech over 50% of training is based on hands-on workmanship.   

2. Fiber Optic Association (FOA) CFOT, Certified Fiber Optic Technician Certification

The globally recognized FOA certification for Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT) is used for the general fiber optics applications at almost any level whether it is outside plants, on premises, manufacturing, etc.  Western Tech is the only FOA-approved training provider in West Texas.  We also offer certification for recognized fiber optic companies such as 3M and Fujikura.

We can also help train your employees in additional Electronics Training at YOUR location or ours in the following subjects:

  • Basic, Applied, Digital, & Industrial Electronics
  • Programming Logic Controllers (PLC) Training, Troubleshooting & Maintenance
  • Robotics Programming & Diagnostics
  • Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) Courses
  • AC/DC Circuits
  • Tactical Fiber Optic Cable Assembly (TFOCA) Courses
  • Radio & Television Communication Circuits

It is never too late to start implementing a training and certification track for your employees because as technology becomes more complex, you want to distinguish YOUR business credentials from the rest and gain the competitive edge to get YOUR business that winning bid.  

Don’t wait much longer, contact Gracie Olivas, Customized Training Coordinator, at (915) 760-8120 or (915) 238-2581 or via email at to get more information on the RIGHT training solution for YOUR business needs!





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