Online Training

Forging University

Forging University is our online training center designed to assist in your training needs. Available 24/7 and in more than one sitting, Forging University allows for training to work around your employees schedule.


Forging University has diverse training topics that range from forging fundamentals, safety, human resources, sales & marketing, and self-development.


Forging University is offered for free to all FIA members as a part of their membership, and free for all military personnel with a .mil email address through the Forging Defense Manufacturing Consortium (FDMC). Non-members can purchase access to training courses for a fee.


Updated Courses Available:

  • Fundamentals of Forging 101
  • Safety Orientation
  • Hammer Safety
  • Press Safety
  • Ferrous Metallurgy for Plant Personnel
  • Induction Heating for Forging
  • Courses on HR, Sales & Marketing topics
  • Lubricants in Forging
  • Optimizing Die Care
  • Heat Treatment of Carbon Steel Forging

Coming Soon: We are excited to showcase a wide-variety of updated courses including:

  • Upsetter Forging
  • Ring Rolling Training

Forging University is a valuable benefit and is made available to FIA Members only. We hope that you leverage this improved platform to grow your team, learn new skills, and develop tools to make yourself and your company successful and prosperous.


To Request Your New E-Learning Account and Suggest New Content: Lorean Crowder

Not a Member? Forging University is a member-only benefit. Contact Tricia Abruzzino for information on joining: