Network and Cloud Specialist

Learn to create and manage network infrastructures to securely connect Data Centers, Cloud Services and IoT.

Course Description

The Network and Cloud Specialist course teaches how to implement and manage networks and data centers, from traditional to virtual, in order to guarantee their security. Specific attention is given to data security from a cyber security and privacy perspective, as well as a focus on the compatibility and scalability of cloud computing services, with a view to migrating from a traditional system to one in the cloud.

The course

The course prepares cloud systems experts specialized in the creation and management of data centers and their security systems.

The figure of the systems engineer is evolving towards a specialization increasingly oriented to the management of data, information and their security.

The hardware component, as important as it is, is less central nowadays. In fact, there is an evolution towards the cloud, security and guaranteed information protection. This phenomenon means that a modern systems engineer must know how to manage and design a latest generation corporate information system, integrating features, strengths and weaknesses of the on-premise and cloud.

The course therefore prepares Junior Systems Engineers with up-to-date training with respect to the needs of the labor market, with mastery in system and network administration, installation and administration of virtualized, containerized and orchestrated data centers, management of security and privacy issues.

You will learn how to install and manage a scalable network infrastructure, to integrate the different cloud computing services. You will be able to identify and solve problems in the different levels of the infrastructures, to set up monitoring activities and to prevent criticalities related to networks, systems, security and data confidentiality. You will also deepen the concepts of IoT (Internet of Things) and Big Data.

Job opportunities

At the end of the course of study the student will obtain the qualification of Higher Technician for IT infrastructures, cloud and data security. It will therefore be able to manage, understand and design security systems for infrastructures, integrating the rules of compliance of the protection of personal data with the different business needs.

The main employment opportunities are in:

  • IT consulting and IT services company
  • System Integrator
  • ICT departments of companies
  • ICT business functions

The employment rate of 2019 graduates (recorded in July 2020, one year after graduation) is 100%. In fact, all graduates were employed in companies in the sector with stable and consistent contracts.

Access requirements

In order to access this 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
Paolo Casati
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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.