Technology Training


AIST hosts a wide variety of training programs that address specific process, engineering, equipment and reliability technologies associated with the global iron and steel industry. The extensive information presented at these courses provide a solid platform for workforce development and professional growth.

AIST's training courses are grouped into three main categories: 

Let AIST help you enhance your education and strengthen your industry network by attending one of our upcoming training programs.

Core Steelmaking Processes

Introductory-level education courses that concentrate on foundational knowledge for industry-wide procedures and practices. The programs provide attendees a detailed overview of steelmaking, bringing together best practices and procedures for individuals new to a position, specifically, or to the industry in general.

Long Products Rolling Fundamentals
19–22 February 2018
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Hot Rolling Fundamentals
25 February – 1 March 2018​
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The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101
13–14 March 2018
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DRI & HBI Fundamentals
19-21 March 2018
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Cold Rolling Fundamentals
9-13 September 2018


Continuous Casting Fundamentals
8–11 October 2018

Secondary Steelmaking Refractories Fundamentals
22–25 October 2018


Pipe and Tube Fundamentals
Coming Fall 2018

Specialty Alloy and Foundry Fundamentals
Coming Spring 2019


Sheet Processing and Finishing Lines Fundamentals
Coming Spring 2019

Electric Furnace Fundamentals




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Essential Support Systems

Topic-specific seminars that provide comprehensive information on crucial aspects of steelmaking. Developed by AIST Technology Committees and based on ever-changing industry need and relevance, these programs are geared toward individuals interested in expanding their knowledge on specialized processes, operations and technologies.

Crane Symposium
10–12 June 2018

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Systems Automation
10–13 September 2018

Environmental Solutions
Coming Fall 2018


Steel Mill Combustion and Thermal Systems
Coming Spring 2019

Safety and Health Technology
Coming Fall 2019


Material Handling and Transportation Logistics

Maintenance Solutions


2nd AIST-IAS Simposio de Grúas/Crane Symposium

The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 201 - Steelmaking


The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 202 – Shaping and Treating


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Product & Technology Development

Advanced, research-based curriculum developed by leading experts. These symposia bring together the international community for technical presentations pertaining to state-of-the-art developments and applications.

Recent Developments in Plate Steels
3–6 June 2018
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Managing Technology
Coming Spring 2019

Scrap Supplements & Alternative Ironmaking
Coming Spring 2020


New Developments in Advanced High-Strength Sheet Steels


The Making, Shaping & Treating of Steel: 410 – Advanced Aspects of AHSS




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International Steel Academy

The AIST International Steel Academy provides world-class instruction focused on the fundamental elements required to produce quality steel products in today’s economy. The individual Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel (MSTS) courses include the introductory three-day MSTS 101, geared toward attendees who do not have a technical background but need to understand more about the technical aspects of steel manufacturing; attendees with the requisite technical background can attend the intensive, five-day Steelmaking (MSTS 201), and Steel Shaping and Treating (MSTS 202) to increase their knowledge of the fundamental elements of these processes. The Practical Level (MSTS 300) courses provide more detailed instruction on Ironmaking, Steelmaking, Continuous Casting, Flat Products and Long Products. The Advanced Level (MSTS 400 series) explores specialized topics such as Advanced High-Strength Sheet Steel Production to boost the attendee’s understanding of theory and aspects of mechanisms used in steel products and translate this knowledge into practical engineering information.

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Onsite Workforce Development

Enhance your employees’ skills through customized training programs provided by experienced steel industry professionals. AIST will bring the ISA and other Technology Training, on general and specialized topics involved in the steel manufacturing process, conveniently onsite to your company's location.


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