Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Specialist

Create algorithms to make predictions on production, technological and industrial capacities with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (AI / ML).

Course Description

With the Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Specialist course you can teach a software to learn independently and make predictions based on the available data. Thanks to this knowledge you will help companies and institutions to improve information processing and production line processes.

The course

The course prepares expert Machine Learning technicians with in-depth knowledge of the main software and programming languages ​​oriented towards artificial intelligence.

What if, once the data has been collected, the software begins to improve by itself the performance and organization of a production line and the analysis of all the information? This is exactly what can be achieved through Machine Learning, a branch of artificial intelligence with enormous potential.

With the ITS Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Specialist course you will be able to acquire notions of software automation systems in order to pilot autonomous industrial processes and optimize performance in an Industry 4.0 logic.

The work of a Machine Learning Specialist in fact starts from the identification of strategic objectives, and then returns an analysis of critical events to the entire operational chain. The technician works within larger working groups, thus contributing to the digital innovation process of companies thanks to the introduction of self-configuring automation systems.

In relation to the specific aspects in which they operate, these systems can be decision support tools (DSS), support tools for industrial design, tools for verifying the quality of products or services, or real products sold directly on the market.

Among the most common tasks is the identification of the relevant datasets and the configuration of the Machine Learning tools to identify the work peaks, the churn risk (i.e. the percentage of customers or subscribers who will stop using the services offered by a company for a period of time), purchase forecasts, forecasts on material movements, energy and more.

Job opportunities

At the end of the course of study, the student will obtain the qualification of Expert Technician in Machine Learning. It will therefore be able to analyze data and create algorithms capable of teaching software new automatic learning processes, as well as forecasting developments in the operational and commercial chain.

The main employment opportunities are in:

  • Manufacturing companies
  • Innovative startups
  • ICT consulting company
  • Marketing Agencies

Access requirements

In order to access the Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Specialist course, the following requirements must be met:

  • Possession of one of the following qualifications:
  • Secondary school diploma (preferential areas: scientific high school, computer science high school).
  • Professional diploma obtained as a result of the four-year IeFP courses and IFTS Certification.
  • English language (preferably B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for CEFR languages) and basic knowledge of technical English for the sector.
  • Basics of logic and mathematics
  • Basis of ICT processes and technologies
  • Residence or domicile in Lombardy

* Some access requirements may change depending on regional directives

Duration of the course

The training course has a duration of 2 years. It is organized into 1,000 hours of training each year, for a total of 2,000 hours divided as follows:

  • 1,200 hours of classroom and laboratory training
  • 800 hours of training / internship

Cost of the course

To participate in the course, a contribution of € 1,000 / year is required for supplementary teaching services (technological equipment, cloud platforms…).

There are exemptions based on income or merit.


Modulo Unità formativa ore
UFT01 Efficacia personale e stile comportamentale 16
UFT02 Protezione dei dati, diritto digitale, trasformazione digitale e blockchain 24
UFT03 Diritto commerciale, diritto del lavoro e GDPR 28
UFT04 Economia e organizzazione aziendale 52
UFT05 Qualità, ambiente, salute e sicurezza sui luoghi di lavoro 16
UFT06 Project Management 24
UFT07 Problem solving e creatività 16
UFT08 Design Thinking 20
UFT09 Comunicazione, capacità relazionali e costruzione del gruppo di lavoro 24
UFT10 Personal branding e orientamento al lavoro 16
UFT11 Team Working 24
UFT12 Lingua inglese e microlingua di settore 60


Modulo Unità formativa ore
UFS01 Progettazione grafica, infografica, web design, UX/UI design 76
UFS02 Strumenti software per la grafica e l’impaginazione 72
UFS03 Algoritmi e Programmazione Strutturata 28
UFS04 Sviluppo web front-end 80
UFS05 Digital Video Editor 100
UFS06 Digital Marketing e Social Media 80
UFS07 Modellazione 3D e realtà virtuale 60
UFS09 Stampa digitale e stampa 3D 40
PW01 Project work 56
UFS08 Progettazione di servizi digitali 80
UFS10 Marketing one-to-one 28
UFS11 Linguaggi avanzati per lo sviluppo front-end 76
UFS12 Affiliate Marketing 48
UFS13 Content Marketing Strategy 28

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What our students say about us

Victoria Monti
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In ITSAR I got hooked on the world of marketing and social media. I will continue in this sector after my diploma, I can't wait to start working.
Sabrina Militello
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Two very intense years of study, but I would do it again immediately! Each topic was interesting and useful to be able to start working immediately after the course
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I had the impression that once I finished my course I found a job much easier than my friends who graduated from classic universities.


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The upper secondary education diploma is compulsory, but it does not need to be in the field of graphics and communication. A diploma of this type represents a preferential title, but it is not essential for enrollment purposes. Anyone with an upper secondary education diploma of any kind can enroll in the course.
To better prepare you for the entry test, we have collected a series of resources, basic courses and exercises that you can use for free. You can find all these materials on the dedicated page.

ITS Angelo Rizzoli is open to international exchanges and offers its students the opportunity to carry out experiences abroad. Our Institute adheres to the Erasmus program and organizes internships in several European countries.