ESD Academy

Wida in cooperation with ESD-Academie which is a leading company in area of  ESD training, ESD advice, ESD auditing and ESD certification for more than 15 years, organizing seminars on the subject of  ” electrostatic and their avoidance “.

ESD seminars

ESD-Career

You can choose the respective training for your further education and attend various specific seminars and workshops. The seminars begin with ESD-Fundamentals/ESD-Specialist, which is followed by ESD-Coordinator and can be further extended with ESD-Auditor seminar (according to IEC 61340-5-1).

Practical seminars:

The seminars contain a large proportion of practical tests and measurements performed at our ESD-protected-area (EPA). Qualified training and further education at all personnel levels is more important than ever, given the today‘s knowledge of the harmful impacts caused by ESD.

Industrial sectors: 

  • Electronics and Electrical engineering
  • EMS
  • Semiconductor manufacturing
  • Automotive industry and automotive supplier
  • · Aerospace
  • Medical technology
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Logistics

Target groups: 

  • Individuals, employees & specialists with ESD-relevant tasks in all kind of process areas
  • ESD-helpers and production employees
  • Developers and constructors
  • Foremen, group leaders and heads of departments
  • Buyers and logisticians
  • (Product-) Managers
  • Quality managers and process auditors
  • Managing directors and company owners

From product development to shipping ESD is relevant for all process areas in electronics manufacturing. Our basic seminars are therefore aimed at department heads, group leaders and employees from all departments of your company. The further seminars are aimed at – already appointed or future – ESD coordinators and officers, internal auditors and quality officers of the company.

                        All ESD-seminars are based on the standard IEC 61340-5-1

ESD seminars Duration (days) Exam Certificate
ESD-fundamentals / ESD-Specialist 2 days
ESD-Coordinator 2 days
ESD-fundamentals and coordinator in a combined ESD-Seminar 4 days
ESD-Auditor 3 days

1. ESD-fundamentals / ESD-Specialist

Short description: Seminar on a comprehensive and detailed introduction on the subject of ESD (electrostatic discharge).

Based on the ESD-standard: IEC (DIN EN) 61340-5-1

Target group: Individuals, employees and specialists with ESD-relevant tasks in all process areas, ESD-helpers, foremen, developers, buyers, heads of departments, group leaders, managers.

Previous knowledge required: Not mandatory, understanding of processes and manufacturing processes could be an advantage.

Specific feature: This seminar is the basis for the ESD-Coordinator seminar.

2. ESD-Coordinator

Short description: Seminar for necessary qualification as ESD-Coordinator according to IEC 61340-5-1

Target group: Individuals, employees and specialists with ESD-relevant tasks in all process areas, ESD-helpers, foremen, developers, buyers, heads of departments, group leaders, managers.

Previous knowledge required: Not mandatory, understanding of processes and manufacturing processes could be an advantage.

Specific feature: This seminar is the basis for the ESD-Coordinator seminar

3. ESD-fundamentals and coordinator in a combined ESD-Seminar

Short description: Seminar for qualification as ESD-Coordinator according to IEC 61340-5-1.

Target group: Individuals and employees responsible for ESD-protection, quality managers, ESD-helpers, heads of departments, production managers, skilled workers, technicians, engineers, developers.

Previous knowledge required: ESD-Specialist: Not mandatory, understanding of processes and manufacturing processes could be an advantage.

4. ESD-Auditor

Short description: Seminar for qualification as ESD-Auditor according to IEC 61340-5-1.

Extended description: The ESD-auditor is able to plan, perform and evaluate the ESDaudits of his company and also on suppliers level and to validate the results according to the requirements of the standard.

Target group: ESD-Coordinators, quality managers, responsible managers for ESD, procurement- and logistics managers.

Previous knowledge required: Successful participation of an ESD-Coordinator training or comparable previous knowledge upon proof.

For more information about seminars and registering please call or email us at [email protected]