Digital Modeling & Fabrication

IYRS is the best choice for those looking for a Digital Modeling School In Rhode Island.

Digital Modeling & Fabrication | Accredited 9 month program | Enrolls in September

Learn to design, prototype, develop, and fabricate a new product in our Digital Modeling & Fabrication program. This unique and immersive experience prepares students for careers at the intersection of design and manufacturing. You’ll learn design thinking and experience the design process using leading CAD software. Within the IYRS tradition of thoughtful craftsmanship, you'll learn to fabricate your designs into real-world objects both via hand fabrication as well as advanced manufacturing tools like 3D printers, laser cutters, and CNC routers, mills, and lathes in our technology-equipped lab.  

Experience the Digital Modeling & Fabrication program

Curriculum

IYRS teacher showing a student how to use a drill
IYRS student tracing a cardboard layout
IYRS student with a mask on using a piece of machinery
different stages of prototypes

I feel more confident now overall. We learned how to...use so many tools I didn't know how to use before. I feel like I can make anything.  Telli Quinn '19

SHOP SKILLS

  • Hand & Power Tool Use

  • Design Principles

  • Drawing for Design Development

  • CAD/CAM Experience

  • Manual Machining

  • Laser Cutting

  • 3D Printing & Prototyping

  • Vacuum Forming

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Craftsmanship & Artistry

  • Design Thinking

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Project Management

  • Shop Safety

  • Portfolio Development 

  • Presentation Skills

  • Teamwork & Communication

  • Time Management

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

3D Printing Specialist
CNC Machine Operator
Creative Technologist
Engineering Technician
Model Maker
Product Development Specialist
Prototype Fabricator
R&D/Prototype Machinist