Blackfox Customizable Solder Training

Do you have inexperienced or brand new soldering operators that need beginner-level solder training? This modularized basic soldering course is designed to maximize your training investment by effectively explaining the basics and then focusing on the areas that are affecting your product quality. In this course, learners are given detailed explanations as to the consequences of taking short-cuts, mixing chemistries, and/or not following best manufacturing techniques for creating/fixing solder connections.



Every customer has unique needs when it comes to solder training. Training the technical aspects of soldering is essential to success, whether you are working with tin/lead or lead-free solders. This flexible class allows you to pick and choose exactly which areas need focus, without spending time on anything that is not necessary. Our modules provide in depth study on:


Module 1 – Theory (Required)

  • Solder preparation: Soldering iron/tip maintenance; Tip selection – size & temperature; Solder wire – composition, melting temperatures; Flux types, activity level, core percentage
  • Risks associated with leaving flux residues on the PCB
  • Risks associated with mixing chemistries
  • Industry acceptable methods for creating solder connections
  • Meeting cleaning requirements
  • Solder connection acceptability (to industry standards)
  • Development of specific skills

Module 2 – Terminal and Post Soldering (Optional)

Module 3 – Through Hole Soldering (Optional)

Module 4 – Surface Mount Soldering (Optional)

Module 5 – Specialized Training (Optional)

  • Customized to meet your company’s unique requirements i.e. Rework, PCB Modification. Specialized Techniques, etc.


Assessments to confirm skill levels for learner’s current job requirements will be conducted. This may include Terminal Soldering, Through Hole Soldering, Surface Mount Soldering, or a combination of all these skills. Module 5 will be designed & taught based on our customer’s specific need.


Upon satisfactory completion of the course, participants will receive Blackfox certification. Standard or custom skill training can be included by allowing additional training time. Contact Blackfox for details


Class Length:

Module 1 – Included with module(s)

Module 2 – 8 Hours (Optional)

Module 3 – 8 Hours (Optional)

Module 4 – 8 Hours (Optional)

Module 5 – To be Determined (based on customer request)

Prerequisite: None
Price: Call us or easily get a quote via chat*
Certification Length: 24 months (Unless other arrangements are made)




Blackfox’s customizable soldering training is designed to hone your workers’ skills to meet unique company requirements. It is a big step you can make to take your employees’ soldering workmanship to higher levels. Contact us for more information