Il percorso ITS rientra nella potenziale offerta dei percorsi biennali che le Fondazioni ITS con sede in Emilia-Romagna potranno avviare nell’a.f. 2023/2024 (Delibera di Giunta regionale n.1215/2023)

Professional profile

The Advanced Technician in automation and packaging has a robust knowledge of the mechanical, electrical and software components of industrial automation plants and systems. S/he can operate in the design, programming, assembling and control of automation lines.

Thanks to a multidisciplinary background, both theoretical and practical, s/he can integrate different technologies; s/he operates in the design of mechanical parts, electrical motherboards and software for machine operation, as well as in mechanical assembly, electrical wiring and testing.

Occupational fields

  • Packaging
  • Pharma
  • Food
  • Ceramic sector
  • Plastic sector, etc.
  • All companies that use automated or robot lines

Job positions

The Advanced Technician in automation and packaging works in technical design offices, PLC and automated machine programming, and plant setup and maintenance in the company or at the customer’s site.

To work as a

  • Designer in a technical office
  • Mechanical/electrical assembly technician
  • PLC programmer
  • Automated plant setup technician
  • Posted technician
  • Technician for automated plant testing and control
Piano di studi Automazione e packaging
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!

Turn your passion into your job.
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