Six-month advanced composites technology training program with a hands-on curriculum. Students learn skills such as vacuum infusion processing, advanced molding, CAD/CAM operations, robotic CNC plug-building and repair practices as they prepare to sit for several ACMA certification exams.

449 Thames St.
Newport, RI 02840 US


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Composites cluster funded in Rhode Island
A $125,000 federal grant will help create a marine-focused composites manufacturing cluster near Bristol, RI, in the US.

IBEX 2014 report
A new home port in Florida and fair economic winds propel this boatbuilders’ convention to its best exhibitor/attendee turnout in years.

Boatbuilding and Restoration, Composites and Marine Open Houses set at IYRS
The Newport, R.I.-based yacht- and boatbuilding school has scheduled open houses at its Newport and Bristol campuses, for Nov. 8 and 15, respectively. Attendees will have the opportunity to view the school's educational curricula, ask questions about financial aid and investigate boat-industry career tracks.

IYRS holds gala, raises funds for education programs and equipment
The marine trades and technology school offers training in composites fabrication for students interested boatbuilding.

ACMA, IYRS partner for composites certification
The American Composites Manufacturers Association is partnering with IYRS to offer a composites certification seminar June 27-29, 2012 at the IYRS campus is Bristol, R.I., USA.

IBEX 2011 Review
As the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference again docks in Louisville, the industry continues a slow and tentative rebound.

Training surge: Too little, too late?
Hands-on programs are aimed at younger students by educators hoping to prevent shortages of composites technicians and engineers.

The state of education in the composites trade, part I
Andre Cocquyt (GRPguru, Brunswick, Maine) renews his call to focus composites industry efforts on finishing and financing a comprehensive unitary composites education model at the national level.

Product Categories of IYRS

Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Education/Training