AFS Institute Offers Classroom Courses LIVE Online

AFS & The Institute know the importance of continued education and training, especially in the current pandemic climate. The Institute is being proactive in quickly transforming some of its popular courses to a live online format. Due to current travel restrictions, AFS is pleased to offer these courses in a virtual format and at a 33% discount from regular classroom prices.

Gating & Riser Design 201 LIVE Online May 5-7
Over the course of three days, participants will engage in high energy and interactive activities with our industry leading instructors, Dr. Sudesh Kannan and Patrick Kluesner. There will be breakout group discussions and offline reading assignments. Gating & Riser Design 101 is not a prerequisite to this course.

Steel 101 LIVE Online May 11-14
This course will go live over four days and will provide participants an introduction covering the characteristics and properties of steel, alloying elements and grades of steel, heat treatment, quality control, as well as considerations for working with steel cast parts. Instructor Mike Porfilio, Stainless Foundry & Engineering, Inc. brings his extensive experience from the steel foundry industry.

Both courses are being offered by the AFS Institute as part of its new live, online platform to bring popular courses virtually to metalcasters across the country.

To register and to see the full calendar of courses, click here.

For more information, contact Jen Christian, AFS Institute, Director of Training Solutions, at