Education

Certification as ESD Technician

Since 2015, the ESD FORUM e.V. offers an ESD Technician training with exam and certification. The training is certified by the ESD FORUM e.V. and the ESD Association within the "TR53 Technician Certification Program".

The ESD Technician supports the ESD Coordinator and implements the ESD control specification of the ESD Coordinator. Main work areas of ESD Technicians include:

  • Verification of ESD control measures within ESD protected areas
  • ESD trainings of personnel
  • Installation of ESD protected areas according to the specification of the ESD Coordinator

Essentially, the training covers all measurement methods that are needed to verify and validate ESD control measures according to ANSI S20.20 (including the corresponding ESD TR53) and IEC 61340-5-1. A training takes 2.5 days.