Soldering Training Program

A participant working on a soldering boardKOM’s Soldering Training Program is a free 7-week program offered in partnership with TSC Connect LLC and Roseville Adult Learning Center. After finishing this program, participants will be IPC certified, enabling them to get a job in the electronics industry!

Our Soldering Training Program takes place every 2 months. It is a full time program, running from 9am to 1pm Monday-Friday. Students will start by learning soldering terminology, manufacturing math, and job-seeking skills, and then will begin learning small-component soldering techniques. Throughout the program, students will receive support from a career counselor. Upon completion, students will receive both IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 certification, as well as job placement support. Transportation support is also available for students who need it.

To be eligible for the Soldering Training Program, potential students must:

  • Seek employment in the soldering industry after completing the program
  • Not be currently enrolled in high school
  • Be of Southeast Asian descent (defined as Karen, Karenni, Burmese, Vietnamese, Hmong, Laos, or Cambodian)

To learn more about the Soldering Training Program, contact Sara Johnson.

Contact

Sara Johnson
Program Director – Employment, Youth and New Arrivals Services

sjohnson@mnkaren.org
651-202-3110

Eligibility

An individual must seek employment in the soldering industry after completing the program, not be currently enrolled in high school, and be of Southeast Asian descent (defined as Karen, Karenni, Burmese, Vietnamese, Hmong, Laos, or Cambodian)

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