Fastener Training Institute®


The Fastener Training Institute® provides beginning and advanced training on fastener products, standards and specifications.

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

FTI Announces Online Training Courses!

The Fastener Training Institute is proud to announce a series of webinars on ‘need to know’ technical topics.

Joe Greenslade, IFI Director of Engineering Technology, will teach Thread Fit Matters. This is the first in a series of webinars on basic, critical, crucial fastener knowledge for distributors, manufacturers, importers, and end users, anyone who sells or buys fasteners.

Thread Fit Matters will be presented in a 1 ½ hour webinar on August 15. Joe is an acknowledged expert in this field and has taught widely on the subject. This live interactive webinar will be an extraordinary opportunity to experience Joe presenting this material and to have your fastener questions answered.

Click here for more information and to register online.
Our mission is to make you more knowledgeable about what you are buying and selling!

What’s on the training calendar for August?

Aerospace Fasteners: An Overview

The Fastener Training Institute recently collaborated with the Industrial Fasteners Institute on the course content for this newly developed class. This comprehensive review has produced a class with both range and depth. Aerospace Fasteners – An Overview is a revamp of the FTI/IFI co-produced course. FTI is confident this new course will be applicable to a wide audience of aerospace fastener professionals and is scheduled for September 16-18, 2014.

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New for 2014!

Fastener Training Week will be offered four times!

FTI continues its partnership with the Industrial Fasteners Institute to offer this acclaimed training program four times in 2014 adding Spokane WA as the newest location.

The Certified Fastener Specialist program has over 340 graduates. This is the place for fastener training!
Click Here to see an overview of the CFS Week course content.

The current schedule for Fastener Training Week 2014:

Click on any of the above dates for more information and to register online.

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 877-606-5232.

Fastener Training Institute®

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

Click here for a printable 2014 calendar.

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

Click here for information about basic fastener training.