Northern Michigan’s Premier Welding School
About Our School
The Industrial Arts Institute-Northern Michigan’s Premier Welding School, is dedicated to the mission of developing and inspiring a noble workforce through time-honored training, connecting talent to skilled trades industries. IAI, licensed by the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO), a Veteran-approved training facility and a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offers premier, comprehensive welding & advanced metal fabrication programs that prepare students for successful and rewarding careers in the industry. IAI takes a hands-on, project-based approach to its welding trainings, taught by industry experts with deep industry knowledge and experience. Our employer model, fast track programs, build comprehensive welding and fabrication skill sets and produces workforce ready employees. IAI programs provide students with the support, knowledge and hands-on application to become qualified and employable in the welding industry.
Students will have training in the following disciplines of soft skills, culture and critical thinking:
Loyalty: Commitment to company values and systems.
Integrity: Discipline to carry out employer core value and philosophies.
Hard Work: Staying focused and making progress on any project.
Quality: Doing your best, every time to exceed the requirements.
Teamwork: Ability to rely faithfully on your co-workers, knowing they rely just the same on you.
Learning: Desire and curiosity to gain knowledge and experience.
Growth: The result of learning.
Industrial Arts Institute is a nationally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit, and our mission is to develop and inspire a noble workforce by combining innovated education with time-honored training to connect talent with skilled trades industries.
Our welding instructors come from different industry backgrounds, providing expert support to produce workforce-ready employees with welding certifications and qualifications.
Industrial Arts Institute is a nationally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit, and our mission is to inspire a noble workforce with time-honored training, and to connect talent with skilled trades industries.
Our diverse and skilled alumni have aquired positions after graduation as construction welders, boilermakers, industrial maintenance welders, sheet metal workers, and beyond.
Industrial Arts Institute is a 501(c)(3) and we strive to maintain transparency with our financials. We are extremely careful with the dollars our donors have entrusted to our care.