IYRS’ Composites Technology students are trained to work with next generation materials, equipment and techniques.

Skills built through the program are applicable to a broad range of manufacturing fields throughout the general economy, including aerospace, aviation, wind energy, automotive, marine, construction, military, medical and beyond. Manufacturing with composite materials is as broad as fabrication with 3D printers to major industrial size projects.

Composites student mixing chemicals

The Composites Technology curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to work across these fields, making you scalable and relevant in the broadest sense.. Our academic staff consult with industry businesses and organizations on a regularly to ensure the training we provide is relevant, on the leading edge of materials science, and of utmost value to employers.

Getting Workforce-Ready

Throughout the 6-month program with a 4-week internship, students receive training in the following major areas:

  • Vacuum Infusion Processing
  • Advanced Composite Molding
  • CAD/CAM software
  • Robotic CNC Machining
  • Composites Restoration & Repair Practices
  • In-Mold Coating & Technique
  • Advanced repair and maintenance protocols


Students receive ACMA Certifications in Open Molding, Light Resin Transfer Molding and Vacuum Infusion, providing graduates with an important “calling card” that creates confidence for employers evaluating IYRS graduates.

Recent Composites Technology Job Placements

  • Carbon Ocean Yachts
  • Clear Carbon & Components
  • Exelis Inc.
  • Aquidneck Custom
  • JC Hawaii – Custom Surfboards
  • Resolute Racing Shells
  • LIM Innovations
  • Goetz Composites
  • Southern Spars, Composite Rigging
  • Seascope Systems
  • Makani
  • Thomas Engineering
  • Leading Edge Composites
  • Composite Engineering, Inc
  • Pearson Marine Group
  • Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats
  • Hall Composites
  • Piedmont Fiberglass
  • New England Boatworks
  • mouldCAM
  • New England Boatworks