James Barnhart - IPC Instructor
James Barnhart
James Barnhart started as a 2M Miniature/Mico-miniature repair technician in the Navy and progressed to being an ‘A’ level instructor in the Navy’s excellent 2M program. During his tenure in the Navy James was so proficient that he was involved in training other instructors as well as developing new repair processes that were adopted by the military. He is a certified master instructor for IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, IPC 7711/21 and IPC-A-620. He is also active on several IPC committees as well as being a certified GEEK.  jbarnhart@solder.net
Ruffin Blackard - IPC Training Instructor
Ruffin Blackard
Ruffin has a background in service engineering of electrical products as well as being a systemes engineer making lines more automated. His first professional solder training came from PACE soldering equipment. This developed in to being an IPC trainer at an IPC training company. He has been a certified instructor at CIT and then at the MIT level for IPC-A-610,J-STD-001,IPC 7711/21, IPC-A-620. jrblackard@gmail.com
Francisco Fourcade
Francisco is a well –liked bilingual IPC instructor. He has been instructing students in English and Spanish for numerous years. He has been instructing students in the IPC standards foirst as a soldering equipment employee and then as a dedicated trainer. Francisco has taught IPC classes in both English and Spanish. Stdents from the likes of Motorola, Rockwell Collins, Lockheed Martin and Honeywell have all been pleased with his unique style and warm personality. ( francisco@fourcad.com)