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Introduction to Surface Mount Technology


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    Course Overview

    Our Introduction to Surface Mount Technology Course is prepared by industry-experts with up-to-date information. This Introduction to Surface Mount Technology Course will guide you through everything you need to know to become industry relevant. 

    In LearnDrive, you can learn at your own pace. Our courses are accessible through all digital devices. With our secure and state of the art Learning Management System, you can access your learning materials hassle free at any time. 

    Course Description 

    This course is an excellent learning opportunity for those who are passionate about the topic and who are interested in a successful career within the relevant industry. Professionals currently working in this field who wish to brush up on their knowledge and advance their careers may also enrol in this program.   

    In the Introduction to Surface Mount Technology Course, you will find a number of engaging, in-depth modules that will provide you with comprehensive theoretical knowledge that will enable you to succeed in your career. As proof of your completion, you will receive a free e-certificate from Learndrive.

    Using computers, tablets, smartphones, and other internet-enabled devices, you can access the course modules at your own pace. Invest in your professional development today and learn skills that will lead to your dream job. Become a career leader by taking this course online.

    What Do You Get With The Introduction to Surface Mount Technology Course?

    • Premium Video Materials in bite-sized format for the most accessible learning experience
    • Free e-certificate after completing the course
    • Flexible study time and pace
    • Instructor-led Course

    Course Design

    Students can access the course using any internet-connected device through our online learning platform. You may study at your own pace since there are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules.


    The learners who pass the course will receive a Learndrive Certificate as a badge of accomplishment. The e-certificate is free of charge. There is a small fee, however, if you want a hard copy of your certificate.

    Who Is This Course For?

    The course is right for you if you already work in this industry or want to make the transition. This Introduction to Surface Mount Technology Course is designed to enhance your expertise and improve your CV. 


    Students from all backgrounds are welcome to participate in the online training. There are no requirements for participation. The only prerequisite for studying this Introduction to Surface Mount Technology Course is an interest in learning and a good grasp of English, mathematics, and computer skills.

    Course Instructor

    Ashraf is an educator, Mechatronics engineer, electronics enthusiast, and programming hobbyist with over 11 years of teaching experience. He is the founder of Educational Engineering Team, a company dedicated to providing educational courses, articles, and support for electronics, programming, and STEM enthusiasts.

    He has authored four books on Microcontrollers and is known for his ability to simplify complex concepts through easy-to-understand videos and text. Additionally, he and his team work as freelance engineers, assisting students with their graduation projects and offering career guidance.


    This course is accredited by CPDQE. The demand for professionals to engage in Continuing Professional Development is escalating, irrespective of the industry, career stage, or job function. CPD serves as an impactful mechanism for skill enhancement, maintaining the relevance of academic credentials, and strategically advancing one’s career. 

    This CPDQE Certified Course will ensure that you have obtained the required CPD trainings for your professional development.

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    Course Curriculum

    Introduction & Getting Started
    Introduction 00:05:00
    What is SMT 00:03:00
    Surface Mount vs Through Hole
    Surface Mount vs Through Hole 00:04:00
    Practical Surface Mount vs Through Hole 00:10:00
    Before You Start
    Things you need to start soldering 00:08:00
    SMD Safety Precautions 00:02:00
    SMT Layout and Footprint
    SMT Layout and Footprint 00:07:00
    Tools Needed
    Tools Needed for SMD Soldering 00:02:00
    Tools Needed 00:06:00
    SMD Components
    Resistors 00:06:00
    Capacitors 00:06:00
    Fuse 00:04:00
    Coil 00:05:00
    Diode 00:03:00
    Transistors 00:04:00
    Crystals 00:03:00
    SMD Components Summary 00:04:00
    Practical SMD Components 00:03:00
    Ordering SMT Components
    Ordering SMT Components 00:07:00
    Different SMT Soldering Methods
    Different SMT Soldering Methods 00:08:00
    Working Area
    Working Area 00:03:00
    Process of SMT Assembly
    Process of SMT Assembly 00:13:00
    SMD Soldering and Rework
    SMD Soldering and Rework 00:12:00
    Repair and Rework 00:05:00
    Remove Components SMD and Fixing Solder 00:08:00
    Perfect Solder Joint and Cleaning Up 00:09:00
    Conclusion 00:03:00
    Set Up an Electronics Home Lab Tools and Equipment
    The Right Location 00:02:00
    Multimeter 00:02:00
    Multimeter Practical 00:06:00
    Soldering Station 00:03:00
    Soldering Station Practical 00:07:00
    Soldering Accessories 00:06:00
    Soldering Accessories Practical 00:08:00
    Bench Power Supply 00:08:00
    An Oscilloscope 00:04:00
    Wire Stripper 00:04:00
    Wire Stripper Practical 00:04:00
    Needle-nose Pliers and Wire Cutter 00:03:00
    Wire Cutter Cutter 00:02:00
    Hot Glue Gun 00:03:00
    Precision Screwdriver Set 00:03:00
    Screw Driver Toolset Practical 00:03:00
    Tweezers 00:01:00
    Rotary Tool and Accessories 00:02:00
    3D Printer 00:02:00
    Assortment Kits and Electronics Components 00:02:00
    Breadboards and Jumper Wires 00:02:00
    Breadboard And Jumper Wires Practical 00:04:00
    Electronics Components 00:02:00
    Varied Sensors and Modules 00:01:00
    Arduino Starter Kit 00:01:00
    Starter Training Kit 00:07:00
    Cabinet organizer 00:01:00
    Cabinet Organizer 00:11:00
    Other Useful Tools 00:04:00
    How to Buy Electronic Lab Components From Amazon 00:08:00
    How to Buy Electronic Lab Components From Aliexpress 00:09:00
    How to Buy Electronic Lab Components From eBay 00:07:00
    How to Solder THT Electronic Components Like A Professional
    Course Contents 00:05:00
    Things to Consider when Choosing Soldering Irons 00:07:00
    Soldering Accessories 00:08:00
    Things you need to start soldering 00:08:00
    Soldering Iron Practical 00:08:00
    Step One Preparation 00:07:00
    Step Two Tinning 00:03:00
    Step Three Soldering 00:02:00
    Cleaning Your Soldering Iron 00:02:00
    How to clean soldering tip 00:04:00
    Tips and Tricks 00:04:00
    Examples of Bad Soldering 00:02:00
    Example of Good soldering and Bad soldering 00:02:00
    Let’s Try Soldering 00:05:00
    How to solder correctly Practical 00:04:00
    Important tip when soldering Electronic Components into PCB Boards 00:03:00
    Electronic & Electrical Devices Maintenance Troubleshooting
    Becoming a Troubleshooter 00:02:00
    Tools Needed 00:01:00
    Multimeters 00:07:00
    Wire Cutter and Stripper 00:03:00
    Wiring Tools Soldering Iron 00:02:00
    Screw Drivers 00:03:00
    Pliers 00:02:00
    Wrench 00:02:00
    Oscilloscope and Function Generator 00:03:00
    Passive Electronic Components 00:03:00
    Active Electronic Component Diode 00:03:00
    Active Electronic Component Transistor 00:03:00
    Common Electronic and Electrical Symbols 00:05:00
    Testing A Fuse 00:03:00
    Testing A Bulb or Lamp 00:02:00
    Testing a Switch 00:01:00
    Testing A Transformer 00:04:00
    Testing A Resistance 00:08:00
    Safety Concerns 00:05:00
    Main Concerns Maintenance 00:02:00
    Main Concerns Servicing 00:02:00
    Troubleshooting Part 1 00:03:00
    Troubleshooting Part 2 00:04:00
    Introduction to Electronic Components
    Voltage Current and Resistance 00:06:00
    Types of Current 00:03:00
    Types of Circuits 00:02:00
    Volt Ohm Meter Basics 00:05:00
    Measuring Voltage 00:12:00
    Measuring Current 00:05:00
    Measuring Currents – Lab Experiment Explained 00:11:00
    Measuring Resistance 00:08:00
    Circuit Diagram Basics and Basic Symbols 00:12:00
    Introduction To Resistor and Color Band Coding 00:09:00
    Power Dissipation and Parallel and Series Resistors 00:12:00
    Ohm’s Law 00:14:00
    Introduction To Capacitors 00:11:00
    Capacitors Behavior and Series and Parallels 00:07:00
    Introduction to Inductors 00:07:00
    Introduction to Diode Zener and LED 00:08:00
    Introduction to Transistors 00:10:00
    Troubleshoot Your Electronics Projects
    Troubleshoot Your Breadboard 00:03:00
    Debug Your Code 00:02:00
    Check the Specifications 00:05:00
    Useful tools for troubleshooting 00:03:00
    Troubleshooting Checklist for Hardware 00:06:00
    Troubleshooting Checklist for Software 00:05:00
    How to Buy Electronics Online
    Credit Cards 00:04:00
    Will The Product Arrive To My Country 00:03:00
    How to Check Product Quality 00:05:00
    Shipping Methods 00:04:00
    Let’s Buy Some Electronics 00:12:00
    What happened if I didn’t receive the Goods 00:06:00
    Who we are?
    Who We Are? 00:05:00
    Bonus Lecture: Gifts, Coupons, and More...
    Bonus Lecture Gifts, Coupons, and More 00:17:00

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