Advanced Technician
for the digitalization
of manufacturing companies

VENUE: BOLOGNA
Edition 2020-2022 Rif. PA 2020-14404/RER

Edition 2019-2021 Rif. PA 2019-12295/RER

 

Advanced Technician for control systems for digital factories

Edition 2018-2020 Rif. PA 2018-9550/RER

Advanced Technician
for the digitalization
of manufacturing companies

VENUE: BOLOGNA
Edition 2020-2022 Rif. PA 2020-14404/RER

Edition 2019-2021 Rif. PA 2019-12295/RER

 

Advanced Technician for control systems for digital factories

Edition 2018-2020 Rif. PA 2018-9550/RER

Occupational field

This type of job is involved in machine manufacturing in the phases of:

  • electrical assembly, installation, software configuration and fieldbus, wiring test of input/output and motion devices, configuration and test of communication networks;
  • updating and configuring firmware of devices currently on the machine and in the operation test of the machines/in line interactions with the design office.
The role may also involve the customer during the official testing (FAT Factory Acceptance Test) to solve any problems (in support of the design). At the customer’s: following the progress of a machine/line also taking care to test any connection to the company information system, checking the correct functioning of a machine/in line integration with MES (Manufacturing Execution System) and/or any data collection system. (Private/Public cloud).

Professional profile

Advanced Technicians for digitalization in manufacturing companies manage the installation, configuration, in-house testing, testing and commissioning of individual machines or lines, at the customer’s base. They are responsible for correctly verifying the integration of data in the corporate network and its transfer to and from the Cloud. They manage subsequent updates and maintenance of the IT components’ life cycle (hardware, software, interfaces, networks, protocols, etc.).

Employment opportunities

You may work in Digital service - Electrical / electronic testing - Transfer testing at the manufacturers end of automatic machines and at customers end.

Course venue

Fondazione ITS MAKER: Bologna
Via S. Bassanelli 9/11 - 40129
+39 051 4151911
sedebologna@itsmaker.it

Duration

2,000 hours of which 800 hours in-house training.

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. 75% of the Faculty of this course consists of experts and specialized company technicians.

98%

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

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Teaching

  • 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 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.
  • The course 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

CLASSES IN THE COMPANY
INTERNATIONAL MARKET
BOARDING SERVICE
COMPUTER LAB
PACK LAB

Graduation

  • 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.