Fastener Training Institute®

Fastener Training Week

The Fastener Training Institute® and the Industrial Fasteners Institute partner to present the week-long intensive version of FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist™ advanced technical training program. This partnership is in response to requests by fastener distributors and manufacturers to offer the Certified Fastener Specialist™ seven-course training program in an accelerated 5-day version.

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Carmen Vertullo CFS

Fastener Training Week includes everything that a student would experience in the regular seven-course CFS™ training, but all on consecutive days. Students finish the program in five days instead of seven days spread out over several months. Plus members of endorsing fastener associations receive substantial discounts on registration fees.

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Salim Brahimi

Fastener Training Week features learning labs taught by leading industry experts, Carmen Vertullo CFS (CarVer Consulting),Salim Brahimi (IBECA Technologies) and Laurence Claus (NNi Training and Consulting), interactive exercises, quizzes to reinforce learning, and plant tours of manufacturing, secondary processes or testing facilities. Upon completion of this training and passing a final exam, attendees are eligible to receive the Certified Fastener Specialist™ (CFS) designation.

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Laurence Claus

Training like this can be the difference between you and your competition. People going through this program make fewer costly mistakes that result from ignorance. The return on investment from this training:

  • Added value to your company and your customers, enhanced company image
  • Increased efficiencies in processes, resulting in financial gain and sustainability
  • Increased innovation in strategies and products, risk management

What our students have to say:

  • “Great. Well worth my time and money. The instructors are very dedicated to the improvement and education of the industry. I have always worked in management. I can now look up specs and know where to go for information.”
  • “The CFS program drastically shortened my learning curve regarding fastener specifications… The program materials were well organized and professional. Each instructor was very knowledgeable and infused the lesson topics with real world examples. CFS is a great program taught by excellent instructors.”
  • “I feel this course really helped me gain a more solid understanding of mechanical engineering and develop the technical knowledge important to this field. It also makes me realize the complexities and challenges we face, and that makes the work even more interesting. I’m really happy with this and look forward to continue learning in this industry.”