Tecniche Ortopediche (Abilitante alla Professione Sanitaria di Tecnico Ortopedico)
|Study location||Italy, Pavia|
|Nominal duration||3 anni (180 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€4,500 per year
Tuition fee for non-EU students who enter Italy with a study visa is based on flat rate and depends on the citizenship.
|Application fee||€60 one-time|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
High-school diploma awarded after at least 12 years of documented education.
Access to the Degree Course in Tecniche Ortopediche (Abilitante alla Professione Sanitaria di Tecnico Ortopedico) has a national entry test requirement.
THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE INDICATED IN THE “ANNUAL ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE COURSE” WHICH WILL BE AVAILABLE BY JULY 15TH.
For further information please contact the Welcome Point
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: Italian.
Non-eu students residing abroad who would like to enroll in a study course completely taught in Italian, have to prove their knowledge of the language through an Italian language test.
The following are excluded from this obligation:
For further information, consult the Pavia Linguistic Center website .
The course is divided into three academic years, during which the student acquires the theoretical and practical notions needed to carry out the profession of Orthopedic Technician, according to the provisions of the current legislation.
The student’s training is both theoretical and practical and attendance to lectures, interactive courses, seminars and practical training, held at affiliated Orthopedic Workshops, are mandatory activities, during which the student works under the supervision of a qualified Tutor, achieving the training objectives expected for the three years of the course.
At the end of the course the discussion of a thesis and the passing of the State Exam are scheduled, qualifying graduates for the profession of Orthopedic technician, which take place in the presence of teachers, representatives of the Medical Profession of Orthopedic Technician and a commissioner appointed by the Ministry of health.
Study plan and further information are available at this link
The orthopedic technician shall find employment in:
- Public or private structures, both in dependency and freelance
- In Universities in the specific sector of teaching, tutorship or coordination of the degree course in Orthopedic Techniques;
- In the production industries of garrisons, orthoses, guardians or prostheses;
- In marketing agencies operating in the sector.