Higher Technician
in Endothermic Hybrid and Electric Vehicles


Edition 2015-2017 Rif PA 2015-4168/RER
Edition 2016-2018 Rif PA 2016-5636/RER

Higher Technician
in Endothermic Hybrid and Electric Vehicles


Edition 2015-2017 Rif PA 2015-4168/RER
Edition 2016-2018 Rif PA 2016-5636/RER


The Higher Technician in Endothermic Hybrid and Electric Vehicles can find employment in the most evolved companies in the automotive sector, subcontractors which manufacture components and supply chain distributors. The interdisciplinary nature of the subjects taught enables students to find employment in numerous different company contexts which can be explored and personalized during the internship activities.


The Higher Technician in Mechanical Design and Materials works in the context of new technologies, of vehicle control and management with specialization in the working of endothermic, hybrid and electric vehicles.


  • Technician in the mechanical production of vehicles
  • Vehicle performance and energy efficiency technician

  • Motor control and fine-tuning technician
  • Technician in the research and development department and quality control

  • Experimentation technician
  • Trouble shooting technician specialized in diagnostics systems
  • Technical Office designer


ITS MAKER Foundation:
Modena site

L.go Moro 25 - 41124 Modena
+39 059 827835


2.000 hours, 800 of which involve a didactic internship in a company.


The course offers the possibility to do an internship in various European countries either as a curricular activity (within the training path itself) or as an extracurricular activity (in addition to the course hours envisaged in the course)

Percentage of students who have successfully completed ITS MAKER courses and are currently employed in companies in relevant sectors, with roles that are coherent with the course profile.


  • the two-year training course is designed for 22 students with a secondary school diploma preferably of a technical nature.
  • It is divided in four semesters for a total of 2000 hours, 800 of which involve didactic internship/project work in important local mechanical companies.
  • Preliminary extracurricular re-alignment courses in Mechanics, Electrotechnics/Electronics and English are organized taking into account the initial knowledge of participants admitted
  • Attendance is compulsory with a minimum participation of 80% of the total hours
  • The course is free of charge, apart from a 200 Euro admission fee
  • The course is heavily oriented to the “know-how” culture, to work and for this reason a pratical laboratory teaching methodology is adopted, alternated with theoretical lessons in the classroom and in companies, practical tasks and group work in laboratories are interspersed with visits and project work in companies.


The majority of teaching is entrusted to professionals from the world of work. Specialized company technicians operating in mechanical and design sectors are involved right from the start in course planning and they accompany students in the class activities in internships and in project work in companies.


  • Students who pass the final exam are issued with a Higher Level Technician diploma indicating the technological area of the national reference figure ( V level EQV) which allows access to public selection processes and to Universities with the recognition of University Training Credits.
  • If successfully completed it represents the equivalent of the practicing period required to sit the state exams to be recognized within the Industrial Technician profession


The ITS MAKER Foundation welcomes canditatures of teachers who would like to come forward on the basis of the call for trainers for the four sites of Bologna, Modena, Reggio Emilia and Fornovo (PR).
Teachers must have matured in the subjects relating to the course they are interested in at least:

  • Five years of experience, if from the working world,
  • Three years of teaching experience, if from the world of School, University and Professional Training