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Learn To Solder

Want to try your hand at soldering? Learn the basics as you solder a number of objects! Soldering experience not required. We will start by learning the fundamentals of solder, the role of flux and the importance of maintaining a clean tip.

Solder a number of wires and components. Learn about heatshrink and how to use it!

Learn To Solder

The following topics will be covered in the learn to solder workshop:

  • Breadboard soldering with through hole components
  • SMD reflow with a hot air rework station
  • Soldering connecting wires, we'll also throw in a few tricky anodised wires.
  • Learn how to de-solder through hole components.

Finally, we will solder together a simple LED flashing kit, that has IC's, LED's and resistors.
After this introduction, you'll feel confident in talking any soldering challenge.

Learn To Solder

$45 inc GST

Learn To Solder

Can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Yes. Private messages through facebook is preferred so that questions can be responded to with carefully considered answers. Or please feel free contact Building Block Studio on (07) 3869 0885

What qualifications does the mentor have?

Your mentor has 17 years of industry experience working across a diverse range of applications. He holds a masters degree in IT and studied electronics engineering way back in the day. He has 3 boys who he is proud of and happy to say that 2 of them like to code.

All Building Block Studio staff have working with children blue cards.

Do I get to keep anything?

Yes, you will keep the LED flasher and your soldered boards. 

Can I pay instore?

Yes, drop by the studio to pay and avoid the online surcharge.

What age is this event aimed at?

This event is aimed at 11 years and above unless accompanied by an adult.

How many people can do the workshop at once?

We will only have 5 places to ensure that we offer the best experience.

How long is this event?

The workshop lasts for 1hour 30 min in the studio.