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Fastener Training Institute
Fastener Training Week
- Cleveland, OH
April 3 - April 7, 2023
Monday instruction will begin at
10:00 a.m. and Friday instruction will end at 12:00 p.m. Please make
travel arrangements accordingly.
Industrial Fasteners Institute
6363 Oak Tree Blvd, Independence, OH 44131
Salim Brahimi, IFI Director of Engineering Technology
Laurence Claus, IFI Director of Education and Training
View the Fastener Training Week – Cleveland flyer
The Fastener Training Institute and the Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI)
continue their partnership to present Fastener Training Week -- five
intensive days of education and plant tours as part of the acclaimed FTI
Certified Fastener Specialist™ (CFS) advanced technical training
program. After completing this invaluable industry training in a small
group environment and passing a final exam, attendees are eligible for
the CFS designation.
The curriculum includes:
Quality systems and specifications
Print reading and tolerances
Thread gaging and dimension inspection
Learning labs, interactive exercises and quizzes to reinforce learning
Plant tours of manufacturing, secondary processes and testing
Who Should Attend: The five-day training is advanced, so we
recommend attendees have two years of experience.
Sales, purchasing, engineering, manufacturing or quality assurance
Five consecutive days of training
Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments
Transportation for all plant tours
Certificate of Completion
Eligibility for the Certified Fastener Specialist™ designation
Each participating company is REQUIRED to bring a copy of either the
10th or 11th edition of the IFI Inch Fastener Standards book. 10th edition
books can be ordered through FTI but must be done so two weeks prior
to class. Select “Additional IFI Inch Standards Book” ($320) during
Seminar attendees are responsible for their own hotel reservations.
Nearby hotels include:
Holiday Inn Cleveland South Independence: Offering a $119 discounted
preferred room rate. Book using this link or call 216-524-8050.
Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland Independence
Springhill Suites by Marriott Cleveland Independence
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cleveland - Independence
Registration fees are per person for five days of training.
Early Bird Rates (paid by March 20, 2023):
Single participant - $3300
Additional participant: $2800
Early Bird Rates (paid by March 20, 2023) for Pac-West, NFDA, IFI,
MWFA, NCFA, SFA, and AIM Prime members:
Single participant - $2800
Additional participant - $2300
Prices increase by $500 after March 20, 2023.
Cancellations and Refunds:
Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than two
weeks before the start of Fastener Training Week and are subject to a
$350 processing fee. All no-shows will be invoiced for full registration
fees. The Fastener Training Institute reserves the right to change
instructors or cancel seminars and cannot be held responsible for costs
incurred other than the registration fee.
What Past Attendees Have to Say:
“As a newcomer to the fastener industry, Fastener Training Week was an
incredible experience that gave me a much greater appreciation of the
industry and the engineering behind such seemingly simple items.”
“From the detailed educational and informative marketing content to the
personable instruction and professional coordination, this training
deepened my technical knowledge of fastener products that will enable
me to serve my company and its sales representatives better.”
“I really appreciate the opportunity provided by the Fastener Training
Institute to gain more industry knowledge and experience – thank you!”
The late Joe Greenslade, retired IFI Director of Engineering Technology,
was instrumental in developing the Fastener Training Week program and
curriculum. Thank you, Joe.