Training is an important tool to facilitate the industries for efficient utilization of resources, increase the productivity and reduce the overall cost of production. HRD needs of the mechanical wood industries are met by the Institute by conducting one year post graduate diploma course and short term vocation course. Training provided enhances the professional competency of the industrial workers. IPIRTI is the only training institute of its type in the country in the field of mechanical wood industries.
In addition, facilities are also extended to engineering students to undertake projects in different disciplines, civil, mechanical and chemical engineering.
IPIRTI is also a nodal centre for pursuing research leading to award of PhD by FRI University.