Are you interested in food, food chains, food quality and marketing?
Are you fond of food products, raw materials from which the food comes? Would you like to become a professional in this sector?
Food chains and Food processing
It’s the new course in Symposium Academy born in collaboration with food companies, food artisans and local authorities to enhance the local food and wine chains. A course for the training of specialists in food processing, quality analysis, promotion of local traditions.
You will have 4 important skills at the end of this course
Knowledge of the local food and wine chains.
Each area has got its food and wine peculiarities and typicalities.They are the result of the foresight of individual producers and technical traditions, handed down through the years and evolved from generation to generation. To know a product, it is important to understand its origin, its history, its specific characteristics, its current state and its future potential.
A food product has to be evaluated for its quality. You can talk about quality in different ways, sensory, analytical, legislative terms .
A specialist of this sector has tospeak of quality, with a high technical approach.
Marketing and communication skills
Everyone in the world is looking for Italian quality, especially in food and wine sector. Today, more than ever, being able to communicate stories, peculiarities and product values is important for the development of realities of any size and sector. It is necessary to know how to do this both with traditional instruments and through digital channels.
Food processing techniques
There are practical workshops to learn the job, develop skills required by the market and become a specialistwho knows how to change raw materials into valuable products to be placed on the market.
Food chains and Food processing Course is thought for students who want to enter into the food and wine realities, to explore the production processes, to know the food traditions and to enhance the agricultural and food products
After 2 years of course you have:
The “Higher Technical Degree” released by the Ministry of Education and recognized by the Italian Government.
The competences acquired correspond to the European Qualifications Framework – EQF
- Two-year course V EQF level
Tasting course of cured meats
Tasting course of cheese
Entering the working world
That’s why this course is different from other ones:
The study plan is defined with companies based on their real needs
The collaboration with “Università Cattolica” guarantees a high quality training course
The participation of companies in the Agri-food and Dairy Sector of Confindustria Brescia allows for field lessons to see live what is being studied
Licenses and certifications required by the world of work
Seminars, lessons and educational visits dedicated to technological innovations in the field
1000 hours on internships in companies to learn by doing and be ready for the world of work
What skills will you gain?
Post-diploma courses that offer highly qualified technical training to immediately enter the world of work.
The ITS courses, in fact, are created in collaboration with companies, universities, research centers and local authorities to develop new skills in areas considered strategic for the economic development and competitiveness of the country.
THE AIM OF THE ITS COURSES?
Train professionals with the technical skills most requested by companies, ready to enter the world of work.
What do you acquire at the end of the ITS course
The “Higher Technical Degree” is released by the Ministry of Education and and is recognized by the Italian Government.
The competences acquired are those of the European Qualifications Framework – EQF:
- Biennial Course V EQF level.
The rooms of the convent where the course in Food chains and food processes is heldThe rooms of the convent where the course in Food chains and food processes is held
Higher Technical Institutes
Start: October 2022
The food industry will look for 43 thousand workers the next 5 years but ITS has got only 244 students.
“Il sole 24 ore” newspaper
86% of ITS students in Lombardy find a job one year after graduation
About 90% of recruitment is in a sector related to the attended course.
“Il sole 24 ore” newspaper.
The ITS meet the real need of companies, and they train people for a “job”.
“Il sole 24 ore” newspaper.
I corsi durano 2000 ore, si sviluppano su due anni, alternando il 50% di stage a 50% di lezione (frontale, laboratori, seminari, uscite didattiche, certificazioni, patentini…).
Le lezioni hanno sede in Accademia Symposium, un convento del 1500 a Rodengo Saiano, Franciacorta (BS), restaurato per ospitare aule e laboratori secondo le moderne necessità didattiche.
I corsi sono finanziati da da Regione Lombardia con risorse del Fondo Sociale Europeo e dal Ministero dell’Istruzione. Agli allievi è richiesta una quota di 1500€/anno, dilazionata in 3 rate da 500€ durante ciascuna annualità.
La partecipazione ai corsi di Accademia Symposium è limitata a 25-30 studenti all’anno. Per poter accedere è necessario superare la selezione.
La differenza tra un corso ITS e una laurea Triennale è sostanziale: i corsi proposti da Accademia Symposium alternano 50% di stage a 50% di didattica. La parte didattica è tenuta da docenti che per oltre l’80% provengono dal mondo aziendale. I corsi ITS sono ideati e progettati per permettere agli alunni di essere sempre a contatto con il mondo professionale, garantendo pratica costante per un rapido accesso al mondo del lavoro.
Il “Diploma di Tecnico Superiore” viene rilasciato dal Ministero dell’Istruzione ed è riconosciuto dallo Stato italiano.
Le competenze acquisite sono corrispondenti al Quadro europeo delle qualifiche – EQF: Percorso Biennale V livello EQF.
Prenota un incontro!
Course created by “Fondazione ITS Symposium”