Certification Overview

EOS/ESD Association, Inc. established the TR53 Technician Certification Program, which is based on the ESDA's technical report, ESD-TR53 Compliance Verification of ESD Protective Equipment and Materials. This important document supports and maintains static control programs designed around ANSI/ESD S20.20 Standard for the Development of an Electrostatic Discharge Control Program for Protection of Electrical and Electronic Parts, Assemblies and Equipment, and the European technically equivalent standard IEC 61340-5-1.

If you are responsible for ESD Compliance Verification for your orgnaization, in part on in whole, this is a certification for you! Successful candidates can understand ESD phenomenon and relevance, understand all measurement techniques for compliance verification as defined in TR53 and the correlation to an ESD control program, and troubleshoot ESD protective items and corrective actions.

There are two EOS/ESD Association, Inc. approved third-party service providers for training that can lead to attendee certification as an “ESDA Certified TR53 Technician.” Attendees that take the training programs offered by the service providers and pass the exam are provided by certification credentials by the service provider organization that also include the EOS/ESD Association, Inc. validation. 

Third party service providers:

  • Advanced Static Control Consulting (ASCC) through Prostat
  • German ESD FORUM e.V.