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Professional profile

The Advanced Technician in the digitalisation of manufacturing enterprises specializes in the integration and communication between industrial machines and control systems. S/he can also manage the installation, configuration, testing, starting of individual machines or automation lines, in the company or at the customer’s site.

S/he knows automated plants and takes care of their digital control and the integration of production data in the company network and the Cloud. S/he manages company networks and the IT updating of plants (hardware, software, interfaces, networks, protocols, etc.) within the logic of smart production and Industry 4.0.

Occupational fields

  • Packaging
  • Pharma
  • Food
  • Ceramic sector
  • Plastic sector, etc.
  • All companies that use automated or robot lines and adopt the Industry 4.0 approach

Job positions

The Advanced Technician in the digitalisation of manufacturing enterprises is employed in technical departments, programming offices, production control offices, testing activities, plant setup, in the company or at the customer’s site.

To work as a

  • Digital service technician
  • Production digital control tehnician
  • In-house digitalization technician
  • Electrical/Electrotechical testing technician
  • Posted technician
  • Automated plant setup technician
  • Technician for testing and automated system control
Sbocchi occupazionali | Industria digitale
Piano di studi | Industria digitale
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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Giacomo Negroni

Management of Industrial Processes


Fabio Farati

Automation and packaging


Massimiliano Codeluppi

Mechatronic Systems