Fastener Training Institute®


The Fastener Training Institute’s core purpose is to enhance fastener use, reliability and safety. By providing fastener product and technical training at all levels, FTI can achieve its goal of strengthening the industry and its personnel in all segments.

The objective of the Fastener Training Institute® is to elevate the level of technical understanding and expertise of individuals in the fastener industry by providing a variety of training programs presented by recognized industry experts. FTI provides beginning and advanced training on fastener products, standards and specifications.

Next Webinar: Structural Bolting

This interactive webinar, scheduled for October 31, will cover the essential information all sellers, users and inspectors of high strength structural bolting need to know.

If you are new to structural bolting this program will give you a new level of awareness for the challenges of working with this product.

If you are an experienced provider, user, or inspector, you’ll be tuned-in to some of the most important specifications and standards that apply to structural bolting along with recent and upcoming changes and how to avoid some of the serious problems that can occur. Click here for more information and to register online

What’s on the training calendar for November?

Last chance to attend Fastener Training Week in 2014!

FTI continues its partnership with the Industrial Fasteners Institute to offer this acclaimed training program. In 2014 Fastener Training Week has been presented three times with one final week available to attend in Cleveland, Ohio. Click here to see an overview of the course content.

The Certified Fastener Specialist program has over 400 graduates. You can be one too!

Click here to get more information about the Cleveland class and to register online. Space is limited!

Product Training Program

FTI’s three-part Product Training Program consists of three different classes, each offered once a month starting every year in January. Again in 2014, we will present the three-part program a second time starting in June. These classes are a great way to introduce new employees to the fundamental fastener information they’ll need to be a productive member of your workforce. Click on the “Schedule of Courses” for more information about the content of each class and to register online.

Basic Fastener Handbook

After many years out of print, our Basic Fastener Handbook once again is available. The 24-page guide is fully illustrated and includes an abundance of key information. The Basic Fastener Handbook sells for $19, plus a $3 shipping and handling fee. Quantity discounts are available. Please click on the ‘Products’ tab above to access order forms and to order online or call FTI at 562-473-5373.

Fastener Training Institute®

The Fastener Training Institute’s® core purpose is to enhance fastener use, reliability and safety.

Click here for a printable 2015 calendar.

Click here for the current list of courses offered along with a brief description.

Click here for information about basic fastener training.