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Fastener Training Institute
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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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.
Upcoming Fastener Training Week:
March 16 – 20, 2020 – Cleveland, OH | Register | Download Flyer
August 17 – 21, 2020 – Chicago, IL | Download Flyer
December 7 – 11, 2020 – Houston, TX
Fastener Training Week
Fastener Training Week features learning labs taught by leading industry experts, Salim Brahimi (IBECA Technologies),Laurence Claus (NNi Training
and Consulting) and John Medcalf (Peak Innovations Engineering) 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.
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
“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.”