Online Training

Forging University

Industrial Maintenance

To further meet the employee training needs of FIA members, we are pleased to announce an expansion of online course offerings, in partnership with Kent State University. Focused on the high demand areas of mechanical and electrical maintenance, hundreds of online web-based courses are available for nominal fees. Member companies work directly with Kent State representatives to select courses or to design a training program that will meet individual organization needs. To request additional information, contact:

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 allowing for training to work around your employees schedule.


Forging University currently has 102 diverse training topics that range from forging fundamentals, safety, human resources, sales & marketing, and self-development. For a complete listing and description of courses, please click here.


Forging University is offered for free to all FIA members as a part of their membership. Non-members may purchase access to Forging University at three varying price levels to assist in their training needs.


For more information contact FIA at: