1.0 Through Hole Soldering

This course is a must for anyone that touches a soldering iron. The purpose of the course is to promote best manufacturing practices and develop the individual’s fine-motor skills, which are essential to building acceptable Through Hole assemblies.

Blackfox is widely recognized in the industry for designing courses with hands-on, practical application for our learners. This course will benefit learners with little or no knowledge in Through Hole soldering, as well as learners who are seeking skill enhancements. Workmanship for this course is based on IPC standards, although Blackfox can customize the course to reflect all industry workmanship standards and individual customer requirements.

OBJECTIVES:

This is an in-depth study of all elements associated with through hole assembly, and soldering skills and techniques. Upon successfully completing this learning activity, learners will obtain and demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the correct solder tip for the task
  • Correctly use hand tools
  • Correctly form and mount components
  • Create acceptable solder joints to industry standards
  • Inspect work for conformance to the standards
  • Demonstrate touch-up techniques for Through Hole connections
  • Successfully pass a written & practical exam with a combined score of 90% or better

WHAT THE “LEARNER” RECEIVES:

  • 80-90% Hands-on application
  • Student manual
  • Blackfox Certification

Prerequisite: None
Class Length: 3 days
Price: Call for quote*
Certification Length: 12 months

* To schedule this training or for hosting in your area please contact Blackfox. Quantity discounts will apply.


2.0 Surface Mount Soldering

The purpose of this course is to promote best manufacturing hand soldering practices and enhance the individual’s fine-motor skills essential for soldering acceptable Surface Mount assemblies. This course is indispensable for everyone involved with Surface Mount products.

Blackfox is widely recognized in the industry for designing courses with hands-on practical application for our learners. This course will benefit learners with little or no knowledge in Surface Mount soldering, as well as learners who are seeking skill enhancements.

OBJECTIVES:

Upon successfully completing this learning activity, learners will obtain and demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the correct solder tip for the task
  • Demonstrate proper care & use of the soldering iron/tip
  • Correctly use hand tools
  • Correctly place Surface Mount components
  • Create acceptable Surface Mount solder connections to industry standards
  • Inspect work for conformance to industry standards
  • Perform touch-up tasks
  • Successfully pass a written & practical exam with a combined score of 90% or better

WHAT THE “LEARNER” RECEIVES:

  • 80-90% Hands-on application
  • Student manual
  • Surface Mount solder practice kit
  • Surface Mount solder evaluation kit
  • Blackfox Certification

Prerequisite: None
Class Length: 2 days
Price: Call for quote*
Certification Length: 12 months

* To schedule this training or for hosting in your area please contact Blackfox. Quantity discounts will apply.


3.0 Surface Mount Fine Pitch Soldering

The purpose of this course is to enhance the individual’s fine-motor skills essential to Surface Mount fine pitch soldering. The Blackfox hands-on, practical approach will benefit learners currently qualified for Surface Mount soldering who are seeking skill enhancements.

OBJECTIVES:

Upon successfully completing this learning activity, learners will obtain and demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the correct solder tip for the task
  • Correctly place fine pitch Surface Mount components
  • Create acceptable fine pitch Surface Mount solder connections to industry standards
  • Inspect work for conformance to industry standards
  • Perform touch-up tasks
  • Successfully pass a written & practical exam with a combined score of 90% or better

WHAT THE “LEARNER” RECEIVES:

  • 80-90% Hands-on application
  • Student manual
  • Surface Mount solder practice kit
  • Surface Mount solder evaluation kit
  • Blackfox Certification

Prerequisite: 2.0 Surface Mount Soldering
Class Length: 4 hours
Price: Call for quote*
Certification Length: 12 months

* To schedule this training or for hosting in your area please contact Blackfox. Quantity discounts will apply.


4.0 Terminal & Post Soldering

The purpose of this course is to promote the best manufacturing hand soldering practices, and enhance the individual’s fine-motor skills essential for acceptable Terminal and Post soldering. This course is widely recognized in the industry, and will benefit learners with little or no knowledge in soldering as well as learners who are seeking skill enhancements.

OBJECTIVES:

Upon successfully completing this learning activity, learners will obtain and demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the correct solder tip for the task
  • Demonstrate proper care & use of the soldering iron/tip
  • Correctly use hand tools
  • Correctly strip, tin, and connect stranded wires
  • Create acceptable solder terminations on a variety of terminals
  • Create acceptable terminations for cup solder connections
  • Inspect work for conformance to industry standards
  • Rework non-conforming connections
  • Successfully pass a written & practical exam with a combined score of 90% or better

WHAT THE “LEARNER” RECEIVES:

  • 80-90% Hands-on application
  • Student manual
  • Terminal solder practice kit
  • Terminal solder evaluation kit
  • Blackfox Certification

Prerequisite: None
Class Length: 2 days
Price: Call for quote*
Certification Length: 12 months

* To schedule this training or for hosting in your area please contact Blackfox. Quantity discounts will apply.


5.0 Lead Free Soldering and Rework

This hands-on course will provide your operator(s) the knowledge and materials necessary to ensure quality skills in soldering lead-free components and assemblies using lead-free solders. The learner will overcome the fear and uncertainty concerning lead-free soldering and learn the terminology, the flow characteristics, and the changes in the appearance of lead free solder joints. This certification course covers the latest requirements for lead free soldering in detail, and the touch up of Through Hole and Surface Mount components. The course is designed to meet the needs of learners with little or no knowledge in soldering, or individuals wishing to enhance their Through Hole and Surface Mount soldering skills. This course also includes fine pitch technology.

OBJECTIVES:

Upon successfully completing this learning activity, operators will be qualified to solder and inspect lead free solder connections. They will also obtain and demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the correct solder tip for the task
  • Correctly use hand tools
  • Correctly form and insert through hole components
  • Correctly place surface mount components
  • Create acceptable solder joints to industry standards
  • Inspect work for conformance to the standards
  • Perform touch up and rework tasks
  • Successfully pass the practical and written exam 90% or better

WHAT THE “LEARNER” RECEIVES:

  • A student soldering manual with step-by-step instructions
  • Lead free PCB with lead free components for practical exam

Prerequisite: None
Class Length: 2 days
Price: Call for quote*
Certification Length: 12 months

* To schedule this training or for hosting in your area please contact Blackfox. Quantity discounts will apply.