Soldering 101


PCB Rework and Hand Soldering Courses

Where | When:

Illinois, Rolling Meadows | May. 14 - May. 15, 2020

Michigan, Auburn Hills | Apr. 22 - Apr. 23, 2020


Soldering 101 provides beginning soldering students or those new to the electronics industry with knowledge and hands-on skills for both through-hole and surface mount technologies. The student will be exposed to classroom lecture and hands-on skill development through instructor demonstrations and real time instructor feedback.

Topics Include:

  • ESD
  • Basics of Soldering
  • Introduction to Metcal
  • Component ID
  • IPC Class 2 workmanship standards
  • Through-hole soldering
  • Surface mount soldering

Materials Provided:

  • "Learn How to Solder" Training Kit

Unlike the rest of the other soldering kits out there, the BEST intro soldering kit features BOTH throughhole as well as SMT components. Not only will you be introduced to a typical mixed technology board, but you will be soldering on a real life board. This board features a ground plane for the LEDs mimicking what you may see in industry. This means you will have to learn patience associated with soldering the parts loaded and connected to the ground plane.

Not only will you learn how to solder "real world" SMT and throughhole components, but you will be left with a working decision maker. You can print out the overlay that we will send you and use as an electronic "wheel of fortune," "decision maker," or whatever you can imagine. The LEDs will flash sequentially when the pushbutton is initiated and after a few seconds only one LED will be active.


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Metcal soldering rework