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.

Electric Furnace Fundamentals
4–8 February 2019 
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Long Products Rolling Fundamentals
25–28 February 2019
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The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101
26–27 February 2019
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Specialty Alloy and Foundry Fundamentals
18–21 March 2019
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Sheet Processing and Finishing Lines Fundamentals
17–21 March 2019
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Hot Rolling Fundamentals
Coming Fall 2019

Secondary Steelmaking Refractories Fundamentals
Coming Fall 2019


Continuous Casting Fundamentals
Coming Fall 2019

Pipe and Tube Fundamentals
Coming Fall 2019


Cold Rolling Fundamentals

DRI & HBI 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
26–28 March 2019
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 Crane Symposium
 2–4 June 2019

Steel Mill Combustion and Thermal Systems
Coming Spring 2019


Safety and Health Technology
Coming Fall 2019

Maintenance Solutions
Coming Fall 2019


Environmental Solutions

System Automation


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




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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


Managing Technology

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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