SOLDERING SKILLS

  • Program: Electronics Technology
  • Course: Soldering Skills
  • Course #: ELEC1200
  • Total Credits: 1

Course Description

This course develops skill in soldering components to a printed circuit board and replacing defective components by desoldering, preparing the board and resoldering new components. A soldering project is fabricated as part of the class. The student will learn the proper use and care of soldering and desoldering equipment. The student will learn the proper use of flux and other chemicals. Safety concerns will be a major component of this course.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate proper stripping of wire insulation
Demonstrate proper tinning of solder wire
Demonstrate soldering a wire to a turret terminal
Demonstrate cup terminal soldering of a D connector
Demonstrate soldering a wire to a lug terminal
Demonstrate de-soldering technique using a solder wick
Demonstrate de-soldering technique using a solder sucker
Demonstrate the through hole soldering technique

Credit Details
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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