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.

Product Training Program

FTI’s three-part Product Training Program consists of three different classes, each offered once a month. 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 when it will be offered. Download the 2019 Class Schedule.

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

Click here for information about basic fastener training.

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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.

Become A Sponsor!

As a non-profit, we welcome sponsorship of our webinars, classes and training materials. For more information about how you can become a sponsor and what we’ll give back to you in return please contact Jo Morris at Thank you so much to this years sponsors…we’d love to add your company to this list! Download FTI Sponsor Information