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Composites Technology

6-month program enrolls in March and September


Considered to be the wave of the future in the manufacturing and design industries, IYRS’ Composites Technology program offers students unique exposure to composite building materials, emerging technologies, mold-making and infusion processing, all with a heightened focus on career preparation and certification.

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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. 

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Marine Systems

6-month program enrolls in March and September


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 internship experience.

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With a focus on career preparation, IYRS 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.

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Boatbuilding & Restoration

20-month program enrolls each September


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.

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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.

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  1. U.S. Veterans may use government education benefits at IYRS.
  2. Military training is applicable to hands-on education model.
  3. Classes are diverse & welcome many Veterans each year.
  4. Career-training frequently leads to job opportunities & options.
  5. Small class sizes allow for personalized education.

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  1. Small class sizes for personalized learning experience.
  2. Unique programs for new & exciting opportunities.
  3. Master skills useful & practical in the U.S. and across the world.
  4. Attend an institution with a stellar reputation for skill building.
  5. Admittance to IYRS is not based purely on background or experience.

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  1. Develop a foundation for career success.
  2. Master hands-on skills applicable to many industries.
  3. Strong alternative to traditional 2- or 4-year college.
  4. Career-focused training with strong networking opportunities.
  5. Study and learn in one of the most desirable locations in the U.S.

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  1. Excite yourself with new opportunities & challenges.
  2. Admittance & success not based solely on past experience.
  3. Dedicated industry development team assists with career placement.
  4. Networking & lecture opportunities help immerse you in new industries.
  5. Diverse student population helps comfort level in classrooms.

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  1. Utilize global network of alumni for career opportunities.
  2. Access to Career Day, which sees employers from all over the country.
  3. Stay connected to friends, staff and faculty.
  4. Join fellow alumni for IYRS lectures, roundtables and yearly events.
  5. Seek career advice and assistance, and promote personal achievements.

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