Fabricating with modern materials, techniques and processes is the focus of the Composites Technology program at IYRS. Composite parts, products and structures are lighter, faster and stronger, and can be found across manufacturing industries such as aviation, aerospace, marine, medical, automotive, athletics and more.
Demand for skilled workers and technicians who understand advanced technologies and materials is growing rapidly in the United States and around the world. IYRS graduates are recruited for quality jobs in industries such as aerospace, construction, wind and solar energy, marine and automotive.
IYRS’ Marine Systems program is an immersive learning experience with a curriculum guided by the needs of industry-leading companies. Covered over six-months are techniques and skills needed to maintain and repair all essential marine systems, as well as career planning, key certification exam preparation and real-world externship experience.
IYRS Marine Systems students emerge with a base of knowledge that will take them into any professional situation with the ability to succeed. IYRS graduates are sought after for careers such as a diesel mechanic, systems engineer or technician, electrician, electrical designer, electronics installation specialist and outboard technician.
IYRS’ Boatbuilding & Restoration program is a comprehensive two-year program which combines the time-honored craft of wooden boatbuilding with the modern problem solving skills to succeed in today’s thriving job market. IYRS’ curriculum is regarded as the best in the industry, training the next generation of master craftspeople.
A fundamental understanding of the skills used by craftspeople can be an extraordinary beginning to a career of making with any materials, traditional or modern. IYRS alumni are considered master craftspeople and enjoy careers in boatbuilding, carpentry, furniture repair and restoration, joinery specialists, boat/yacht repair and woodworking.
Digital Modeling & Fabrication represents a unique & innovative approach to design education. An immersive 9-month curriculum exposes students to all critical elements of product & industrial design, from design thinking and prototyping to fabricating and machining, all in the brand new 20,000 square foot Brooks Building.
DM&F students develop in-demand skill-sets that close workforce skill gaps while nurturing entrepreneurial spirit valued across a broad range of industries. Graduates are well prepared for cross-departmental collaboration and contribution within the R&D labs, the shop floor, and the C-suite of startup, mid-sized & corporate environments.