Method of Delivery
This course works best in the latest versions of major browsers:
  • Internet Explorer and Netscape for Windows PC and Internet Explorer
  • Firefox and Safari for Mac

The latest version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser is available for free download here.

Flash Player 7 is required for the e-learning modules and is available for free download here.

Steps to complete the ISSF Stainless Steel Specialist Course:

Enrol in the ISSF Stainless Steel Specialist Course

Choose a level of qualification Intermediate Certificate (5 modules) or Full Certificate (12 modules).

You can pay for the course in full when you enrol or pay for one training note at a time.

Secure payment for enrolment can be made on the site using out Paypal system. When your payment details have been processed (this may take from 10 minutes to three working days) you will receive confirmation that your payment has been accepted.

Access the ISSF Training Portal

When registering you will create a Username and Password to log in to the "ISSF Training Portal". Keep this information handy for future access.

Study modules

Study modules in your own time and at your own speed. From the "ISSF Training Portal" you will have the option of choosing either of two training delivery methods.

The e-learning training option delivers the course online with interactive audio, animations and images. Each module is delivered directly from the internet and will guide you through the course with questions at the end of each chapter.

The download and learn option allows you to download each module in which you have enrolled - this option includes a Training Note, in portable document file [PDF] format. You must download and save each module to your computer before printing them.

Submitting answers for assessment

If you chose the e-learning training option, log on to the ISSF Training Portal using your user name and password. You will be required to answer multiple choice and interactive questions online after each chapter. You will have the opportunity at the end of each chapter to improve your score. Once you proceed to the next chapter you cannot change your responses.

If you chose the download and learn option, log on to the ISSF Training Portal using your user name and password. Click on the " Assessment" button next to the title of the relevant module. This will take you to a multiple choice form where you click to select the radio button to choose your answer. You will have the opportunity to review your responses before submitting them for assessment and to undertake an exam again if you wish.

You can either:

  • submit answers as you complete each module or
  • submit answers for all your modules at the end of your studies

Receive feedback

Your answers will be marked onlineand at which time feeback will be given. We keep your results confidential, unless you have agreed otherwise.


Receive certificate

After successfully completing all the modules in which you have enrolled you will be able to download your personalised Certificate. To do this you return to the ISSF Training Portal and click on the "Progress Report" button. You will be able to print your certificate showing the modules you have undertaken. A minimum of five modules is required for the Intermediate Certificate and a minimum of twelve modules are required for the Full Certificate.

What support is available?

Once you have registered and signed in, you will be able to contact us directly from the ISSF Training Portal using the Support tab.

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