IPSA's training focuses on developing the skills essential for a first job in an industrial company, while promoting the acquisition of a cultural background necessary for the development and broadening of the field of skills required for a job as a senior manager.
Through the training provided, students assert their personality, achieve a certain autonomy, develop their ability to work in a team through industrial projects and compulsory internships and acquire a solid scientific and technical culture with an aeronautical vocation.
IPSA's training is based on both academic aspects (lectures and tutorials) and practical aspects (projects, design offices, work placements and tutorials).
Tutorials allow students to consolidate what they have learned in the lectures. The work is conducted in half classes. Students work actively, ask questions to the teacher and take turns correcting the exercise.
The setting up of projects to be carried out by teams of two or three students aims at progressively consolidating the students' analytical and synthesis qualities while forcing them to perfect their written and oral expression skills.
Design offices consist in long studies of 4 to 12 hours conducted in teams of 2 to 4 students. It is a group activity carried out in the presence of the teacher who intervenes on request. These studies are generally complex and require a significant personal involvement.
Practical work is carried out in the same way as in design offices, in small teams that work freely and at their own pace. The professor is present to answer questions and help.
This training is supplemented by compulsory internships in companies and discovery activities in the industrial environment (company visits, conferences, participation in national research projects, etc.).