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Professional profile

The Advanced Technician in automation and mechatronics works to create, integrate and control machines, plants and automated systems. S/he has a robust knowledge in the mechanical, electrical and automation areas; s/he can operate in the design, programming, assembling and control of automated machines.

Thanks to this multidisciplinary background, s/he can operate in mechanical assembly, electrical wiring and testing, as well as in the design of mechanical parts and electrical motherboards machine operation.

Occupational fields

  • Engineering
  • Wood processing
  • Packaging
  • Food
  • Ceramic sector
  • Plastic, rubber, chemical sector, etc.

Job positions

The Advanced Technician in automation and mechatronic systems works in technical assembly processes, plant setup and maintenance in the company or at the customer’s site, in technical offices for design and planning.

To work as a

  • Mechanical/electrical assembly technician
  • Automated plant setup technician
  • Posted technician
  • Technician for automated plant testing and control
  • Maintenance technician in automation areas
  • Designer in a technical office
Automazione e meccatronica
Piano di studi Automazione e meccatronica
Teamwork module

The program includes transversal skills modules concerning teamwork, organizational communication in the company, and the basics of leadership. These skills are fundamental to communicate and implement expertise in organizations.

Covid and teaching

ITS MAKER promptly adopted not only all necessary procedures for distance teaching, but also new solutions for lab practice, while also providing technical support for students who may be having difficulties with online classes.


ITS MAKER’S teaching programs are studies together with the companies to meet the needs of the job market

ITS MAKER’S students talk about themselves!

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Listen to our graduate advanced technicians and know about how they found their dream job (in Italian).

Erberto Iannarella

Automation and packaging


Fabio Farati

Automation and packaging


Simone D'Autilio

Mechatronic Systems