The IEEE Student Branch has two soldering stations available for all students to use, as long as, all rules and safety requirements are met.

Soldering Safety

Students wishing to construct circuits by soldering must follow this procedure (please note that soldering is only permitted in the IEEE Student Branch room ITB-141).

  • View soldering training video and successfully complete Online Quiz here
    • Note: Quiz must be completed on the McMaster network
  • Complete practical soldering test in the IEEE Student Branch in ITB-141
  • Obtain anĀ ECE Soldering CertificationĀ card (to be renewed annually)


All students that wish to use the soldering stations in the IEEE Student Branch must have a valid Soldering Certification Card. The Card must be given to a Student Branch member before soldering and will be returned once the station has been cleaned after use. During the times of soldering, there must be an IEEE Student Branch member present in the office.