P.O. Box 241, 20902 Washington Avenue, Onaway MI 49765



Why IAI?

Northern Michigan's Premier Trade School

Inspiring A Noble Workforce

To develop and inspire a noble workforce by combining innovative education with time honored training to connect talent with professional skilled trades industries.

The Industrial Arts Institute is nationally recognized for its contribution to building the professional trades workforce by setting a new education model standard to empower next generations for wealth creation industries.

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.