Learn to Solder

What is Soldering?

Soldering is the process of joining two metals together by a third metal normally in electronic and electrical circuits. This skill is essential for all aspiring electronic technicians entering into the workforce.

Employers want this skill!

Gain basic knowledge needed for entry-level opportunities. With the ability to solder, you can find employment in multiple fields, including:

  • Smartphone and tablet repair
  • Computer assembly and repair
  • Portable electronics assembly and repair

Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) has specifically voiced their need for technicians with soldering skills.

Learn to solder at Southwest

Course Information

Register today to take ETEC 2302 Miniature Component Repair Techniques and Lab in the spring or fall semester. For additional information contact Program Coordinator Forrest A. Smith at 901-333-4291 or Dierdri Williams at 901-333-4281.

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Corequisite: None
  • Credit Hours: 3 (Combined Lecture/Lab)

This program is part of the Technologies Department.