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.
Company discounts available for multiple attendees!

Core Steelmaking Processes

Introductory-level education courses that concentrate on foundational knowledge for industry-wide procedures and practices. These 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.

Cold Rolling Fundamentals
20–23 February 2023
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  Modern Electric Furnace Steelmaking –
  A Practical Training Seminar

  20–24 February 2023
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Advanced Cold Rolling Training: 201
23–24 February 2023


Long Products Rolling Fundamentals
28 February–2 March 2023
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The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101
21–22 March  2023


Secondary Steelmaking Refractories Fundamentals

Hot Rolling Fundamentals


Pipe and Tube Fundamentals
Coming Fall 2023

DRI & HBI Fundamentals


Specialty Alloy and Foundry Fundamentals

Continuous Casting Fundamentals


Sheet Processing and Finishing Lines 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.

Digital Transformation for the Steel Industry
7–8 March 2023


Steel Mill Combustion and Thermal Systems
21–23 March 2023

  Crane Symposium
12–14 June 2023


Environmental Solutions

Digitalization Applications Fundamentals


   Electrical Engineering Basics

Energy and Utilities


Material Handling and Transportation Logistics

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


Safety and Health Technology

System Automation


Maintenance Solutions



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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.

Scrap Supplements & Alternative Ironmaking
6–8 March 2023
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Recent Developments in Plate Steels
2–5 June 2024

New Developments in Advanced High-Strength Sheet Steels
19–22 June 2023


  International Conference on Advances in     
  Product Metallurgy of Long and Forged

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


Managing Technology


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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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