• A Staff Canada Group Company

Introduction To Board Level Micro-Soldering Repairs & Diagnostics

Location: Surrey, BC
Date: 2 days
Price: $1,650

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Course Description

This course is for beginners who does not have any prior board level Micro-soldering training or experience.
Micro-Soldering 101
  • Equipment, tools & supplies (Inventory list)
  • Introduction to rework and soldering stations / tools
  • How To solder on a micro level
  • Shield removal
  • Solder removal techniques
  • Pad preparation
  • Running jumpers, pad repair & trace repair
  • Part sourcing
  • Schematic sourcing
  • Reading schematics
  • Using Multi-Meter
  • DC Power Supply
  • Identifying parts on schematics
  • Troubleshooting basics
  • How to tell difference between short and open circuits
  • Basic short detection
  • Identifying false shorts
  • Techniques to locate open lines
  • Visual identification of board level parts
  • Board repair cheat sheet

Common failure identification
  • No display v/s no backlight
  • No power
  • No charging
  • No boot
  • Short circuit
  • Turns on then cycles off
  • Boots to recovery mode
  • No SIM, searching & no service
  • No Wi-Fi
  • No touch, lines, zebra stripes, flickering screen
  • Backlight but no image
  • Soldering charging port connectors
  • Soldering battery connectors
  • Soldering Internet/ Wi-Fi connectors

Basic Micro-Soldering & Parts Replacement
    Dealing with underfill
  • Replacing charging ports and FPC connectors
  • Replacing capacitors, resistors, filters/fuses, diodes, coil
  • Backlight failure
  • Salvaging parts from donor boards
  • Flex cable repairs

Course Details

Register early to guarantee your seat in class. Payment is due two weeks prior to the class start date. Receipts will be emailed to you.

4 Easy Ways to Register:

  • Online: Please fill up the Online Registration Form and pay through PayPal.
  • Email: Please email your registration along with the payment through interac e-Transfer.
  • Phone-in: Please call 778-835-2763 and register by Visa or Mastercard.
  • In Person: Please register at the admissions office to make a payment (by appointment only)

4 Easy Ways to Pay

  • Paypal
  • Interac e-Transfer
  • Credit Card (we accept Visa and Mastercard)
  • Direct deposit or Certified Cheques (non-profit organizations only)

Group Discount

A group discounts is offered for two or more attendees from the same company registering at the same time and attending the same course.

Private Classes

One-to-one private, evening and weekend classes are also conducted upon request with a different price plan, please contact for further information.

Student Support

After graduation students gets in-person, webex or telephone access to the trainers for 12 months. Graduates can attend future courses for free.

International Students

International students are accepted in the programs. Students do not need a study permit if enrolling in a short-term course or program of six months or less. However, if student think they might study for more than six months, it is a good idea to obtain a study permit before they arrive. For full information, please visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website at www.cic.gc.ca/english/study

Free Phones, Tools, Equipment & Supplies

Free phones, hand-tools, equipment, and supplies are provided in the class. iPhones, Samsung Galaxy, Android phones and iPads are provided for hands-on exercises.

Certificate

Certificates are awarded upon completion of the course.

Attendance

Attendance is mandatory in all classes. 100% attendance is required to earn a Certificate.

Advisory Board

External Advisors are sought from academia and industry. These advisors will periodically review the center's programs and assess progress toward its goals.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

100% fee refundable if the course is rescheduled or cancelled due to low enrollment or any other reason and students are unable to attend at a later date. 50% fee refundable if cancelled within 15 days of the class start date and the course is guaranteed to run. No refund if a student do not show up for the class or has completed the course, however, fee is transferable to future courses.