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
Coming Fall 2024


  Modern Electric Furnace Steelmaking –
  A Practical Training Seminar

  5–9 February 2024
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Advanced Cold Rolling Training: 201
Coming Fall 2024


Long Products Rolling Fundamentals
6–8 February 2024
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The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101
12–13 March 2024
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Sheet Processing and Finishing Lines Fundamentals
Coming Spring 2025

Secondary Steelmaking Refractories Fundamentals
Coming October 2024


Specialty Alloy and Foundry Fundamentals

Continuous Casting Fundamentals
Coming October 2024


Pipe and Tube Fundamentals

DRI & HBI Fundamentals
Coming Fall 2024


Hot Rolling Fundamentals
3–7 March 2024
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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
7–10 October 2024


Steel Mill Combustion and Thermal Systems

 Crane Symposium
 10–12 June 2024


Maintenance Solutions

 Project Management: 101


Electrical Engineering Basics

Environmental Solutions


Energy and Utilities
12–14 March 2024
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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



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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
Coming Spring 2026


Recent Developments in Plate Steels
2–5 June 2024

New Developments in Advanced High-Strength Sheet Steels


  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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