Advanced Technician
for mechatronic systems


Edition 2020-2022 Rif. PA 2020-14411/RER

Edition 2019-2021 Rif. PA 2019-12302/RER
Edition 2018-2020 Rif. PA 2018-9554/RER

Advanced Technician
for mechatronic systems


Edition 2020-2022 Rif. PA 2020-14411/RER

Edition 2019-2021 Rif. PA 2019-12302/RER
Edition 2018-2020 Rif. PA 2018-9554/RER

Occupational field

Today the most important and advanced companies in mechanics use mechatronic technologies. It is in this context that Advanced Technicians for mechatronic systems become necessary. They are also essential in manufacturing dedicated to the production of hydraulic components, transmission and power components, engines, components of agricultural mechanics, automation systems and electronic components.

Professional profile

Advanced Technicians for mechatronic systems are highly qualified professionals, who work with software in design, industrialization, programming, production and quality management, to manufacture products in the mechanical, mechatronic, automation and robot sector. It is a job profile particularly sought after by companies in these areas: mechatronics, automation, hydraulic, mechanics and electronics.

Employment opportunities

You may work in a Technical office, mechanical and electronic design engineering/designing - Production scheduling, industrialization and engineering area - Testing and metrology area - Quality area and continuous improvement - Automated plant management and maintenance - Technical assembly and programming with diagnostic tasks, intervention and improvement in offices in Italy and abroad.

Course venue

Fondazione ITS MAKER: Reggio Emilia Via Makallè 10 - 42124 +39 0522 921347 +39 346 2501430


2,000 hours of which 800 hours of internship.

Work Experience in Europe

The course offers the opportunity to spend periods abroad both as a curricular activity (internship) and as an extracurricular activity (in summer and outside the hours of the course).

The lectures

The majority of teaching is entrusted to professionals who come from real working environments: company technicians specialized in the sectors of mechatronics, hydraulics, motors and industrial automation, intervene from the planning stage of the teaching programs and support students in classroom activities, internship and project works in the company.


The percentage of ITS MAKER graduates who are presently in employment and work with companies in roles consistent with their profile.



  • The two-year course offers a place for 22 secondary/high school graduates, preferably in possession of a technical and scientific diploma.
  • It is divided into four semesters for a total of 2,000 hours, of which 800 hours of didactic internship in one of the most important companies and industries in the following sectors: mechatronic – hydraulic – electrotechnical and automation – motor engineering.
  • The induction phase includes refresher courses in technical drawing and mechanical drawing reading, chemical composition of materials, mechanical technology, mathematics and English.
  • Attendance is compulsory with a minimum participation of 80% of the total number of hours.
  • The course is free except for an admission fee of 200 euros.
  • It is strongly oriented towards attaining know-how and professional development. There is a focus on practical-laboratory teaching that involves alternating between theoretical lessons in the classroom and in companies, exercises and group work in laboratories with specialized software, visits, internship and project work in a company.

Specific info



  • Upon passing a final exam, a diploma of Advanced Technician for the innovation of mechanical processes and products (V level EQF) will be issued by the Ministry of Education (MIUR).
  • This diploma permits access to public exams and is recognised with University Training Credits. The EUROPASS certificate is also issued in Italian and English.
  • Upon passing the exam, the value of the course is equivalent to the period of internship required to participate in state exams in order to qualify to the professional level of Industrial Expert