Plastic & Composite Technology
Professional qualification
Plastics and composites technologist

Plastic & Composites Technology

This course trains “super technicians” for the plastic materials, composite and rubber industry, a sector that represents a level of Italian excellence and that has an important production district in the province of Bergamo, as well.


The course – unique in Italy – trains professional staff with a high theoretical and practical knowledge, able to assess and manage machines, processing procedures, choice of materials, design criteria, specialised technical-sales assistance.

Career opportunities

  • Technologist of plastics, elastomers and composite materials
  • Plastic products Designer
  • Test laboratory manager
  • Quality control officer
  • Technical-commercial for the sales of machines, molds and products

Main outgoing skills

  • Knowing and applying the various production processes and managing laboratory tests
  • Contributing to the design of products and moulds and to the choice of materials, additives, etc.
  • Implementing optimization, quality control and R & D plans
  • Collaborating with the sales and technical assistance departments
Training process
1st year
2nd year
Higher technical diploma
+
Job placement
Academic degree

Teaching structure

Technical Skills
870 hours

Technical-skills

Hight-specialized courses with course managers and entrepreneurs.

Immediate Occupation
800 hours

Stage

The best opportunity to do practice and to gain experience for the workplace.

180 interdisciplinary hours composed of:
English Coaching

English Coaching

English conversation focused on obtaining a certification.

60 hours
Smart Innovation

Smart innovation

Microsoft Office tools used in a workplace situation.

30 hours
Company System

Company system and Job approach

Entrepreneurship, business visits, hight-formation on soft skills.

60 hours
Work Esthetics

Work Esteatics

Experiential workshops with entrepreneurs with the target to improve in each student the spirit of entrepreneurship

30 hours
Consult the study plan

First year

Mod.
Description
Hours
ECTS
T1
Mechanical elements and technical design
45
3
T2
Material science
45
3
T3
Industrial production systems and technologies
15
1
P1
Project work I
30
2
A1
Company business visits I
15
1
M1
Injection moulding technology I
60
4
M2
Extrusion technologies: extruders, dies and their maintenance
45
3
M3
Other processing technologies
75
5
M4
Design and certification criteria for an artifact
60
4
M5
Testing and production workshop
75
5
G1
English coaching I
30
2
G2
Company system and job approach I
30
2
G3
Religious Sense I
30
2
G4
Spreadsheets
30
2
G5
Work Aesthetics I
45
3
I1
Placement I
360
18

Second year

Mod.
Description
Hours
ECTS
T4
3D modeling
45
3
T5
Quality company systems
15
1
T6
Management of industrial processes and products
30
2
T7
Industry 4.0
15
1
P2
Project work II
30
2
A2
Company business visits II
30
2
M6
Injection moulding technology II
75
5
M7
Extrusion technologies, dies and their maintenance
45
3
M8
Science of plastic and composite materials II
45
3
M9
Analysis and management of production costs
15
1
M10
Molds and maintenance
30
2
M11
Specialization in design and sales activities
45
3
G6
English coaching II
30
2
G7
Company system and job approach II
60
4
G8
Religious Sense II
30
2
G9
Work Aesthetics ll
45
3
I2
Placement II
440
22

The partner companies of the course

Services offered

Intesa SanPaolo

Loan with praise

Until 6.000 euros of loan in accordance with the Intesa SanPaolo group.

Residential

Residential

Accommodations at facilitated prices in accordance with "Fondazione Casa Amica".

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