AREA AUTOMATION AND MECHATRONICS
Digital automation maker
Two-year post-diploma technical specialization course
Corso 2021 Rif PA 2021-15792/RER
The Advanced Technician in digital automation works in the digital management of automated industrial plants. S/he installs and tests advanced automation plants. S/he develops the integration of end-of-line production systems by means of applications and digital instruments for the acquisition, control and supervision of production data flows. S/he combines skills in automation, PLC and IT programming to operate on individual plants and integrate automated lines within flexible and reconfigurable production-logistics chains. S/he can work to meet the customer’s customization needs.
In companies that design and produce customized solutions for the automated and integrated management of production and logistics lines in a variety of sectors such as:
- Tissue and Paper
- Food, Textile, Ceramic
The Advanced Technician in digital automation works in data acquisition, supervision and digital control of automated and robot systems, IT and PLC programming for automation plants, installation, configuration and testing of customized lines and automation systems, in the company and at the customer’s site.
To work as a
- Technician for digital control of production and automated systems
- Technician for the acquisition and control of plant and robot data
- Technician for industrial software configuration
- Technician for the configuration of digital applications and the integration of production and integrated logistics
- PLC programming technician
- IT programming technician
- Electronic/sw testing technician
- Technician for the installation of digital automation plants at the customer’s site
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.
LEARNING BY DOING
The program includes theoretical lessons in the classroom and practical in the company, as well as labs, project working, business simulation, meetings with entrepreneurs and visits in the companies.
The program is introduced by induction refresher courses in Mechanics, Electrotechnology/Electronics and English, which are based on the assessment level of admitted participants.
More than 40% of post-diploma course time is devoted to educational internships in the most important companies of the mechanic, mechatronic, motor and automation sectors in Emilia-Romagna.
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.
6 REASONS TO CHOOSE ITS MAKER
ITS MAKER’S teaching programs are studies together with the companies to meet the needs of the job market
A way to bridge the gap with a stable employment
Internship experiences that help students to enter the world of enterprises
Learning by doing: lab-based teaching
With ITS MAKER you will get the diploma of Advanced Technician
ITS MAKER’s post-diploma courses are free of charge
Over 70% of teachers come from the world of enterprises
ITS MAKER’S students talk about themselves!
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