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At IYRS, we are makers.

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We create.

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We design.

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We engineer.

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We Build Beyond Ordinary.

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IYRS
School of Technology & Trades

Accredited, hands-on education
in the heart of Newport, RI

IYRS AT A GLANCE

IYRS School of Technology & Trades has its roots in craftsmanship.
Our students are aspiring makers, builders, designers, and technicians who work with their hands and their minds
to create successful careers and richer lives.

At IYRS, we Build Beyond Ordinary.

Student-Faculty Ratio of 7:1

Our programs are small-by-design so students receive individualized attention

100% of Students Qualified for Scholarships

In '17, '18, '19 & '20 100% of eligible students who applied for an IYRS scholarship or grant received one 

600+ Hiring Partners

More than 600 companies from across the United States, the Caribbean, and beyond have partnered with IYRS seeking graduates for full-time employment

3-acre Campus on Newport Harbor

Located in the heart of Newport, RI with world-class museums, restaurants, boating, and more a stone's throw away 

Happening Now

    IYRS Blog

    Deadwood

    Each type of wood seems to continue to respond to the environment in and around Restoration Hall in sometimes unpredictable ways, making us wonder whether the boundary between life and death in a tree is as discrete as we often assume. We ask: “Does the incorporation of wood into a boat help to extend its life, imparting a new body and—daresay—even a soul to a former existence?”

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    Easy as X, Y, Z

    Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing or rapid prototyping is the construction of three-dimensional objects by use of materials including plastic, resin, or powder-media. Typically, these materials are added layer by layer using an X, Y, Z plotter through various means of extrusion, fusion, jetting, deposition, sintering, or lamination.

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