Training programme – Introduction



Focus and objectives:

  • Automotive, mechatronics and metal mechanic training method with expert trainers and advanced technologies in 4.0 industry.
  • Impact of companies’ involvement in training: excellence companies in automotive, mechatronics and metal mechanic field illustrate their cooperation with the VET centre.

The visitors will have the chance to visit a 5.400 m² training centre dedicated to automotive, mechatronic and metal mechanic training. They could attend laboratories’ classes with 50 internal and external trainers and meet the students to directly go through the teaching process and success.

Enaip Veneto Cittadella co-operates with about 300 partner companies for internships and visits: the visitors will see the main companies’ premises and directly experience the productive process.

The companies will illustrate how students are involved in their process with the staff. The participant will have the chance to see how products are linked to training activities in the Enaip Cittadella VET Centre.

4 days
Best period: April-May

Main premises:

Via Angelo Gabrielli 28/A, Cittadella (Padova)


Hotel Filanda Cittadella (Padova)
The hotel, situated in the city centre, in an ex silk factory of the XIX century with stone walls, offers a smart accommodation, with breakfast service and a restaurant. Half room and board available.

Tranports: public transport from Venice (or Treviso) airport to Cittadella
Transports in Cittadella: all the premises will be walking distance
Transport in Monastier di Treviso: Enaip will organise the transfer for the participants

Arrival by plane in Brussels (BRU) and/or Charleroi (CRL) airport or train from France (Paris)-Thalys, Germany (Frankfurt/Cologne)-ICE, The Netherlands-Thalys.

  • First day in Hainaut area (Hotel Charleroi Airport – Van Der Valk)
  • Second day in Liège area (Hotel RAMADA PLAZA)

Transport inside Belgium organized.

Day 1:

13.00 Welcoming of visitors: walking lunch at ENAIP Cittadella VET Centre
14.30 Greetings and focus on the the 4 day-agenda.

Speakers: Monica Verzola, Chief International Business Development Office at Enaip Veneto I.S., and Stefano Cicigoi, manager of VET Centre of Enaip Veneto I.S. Cittadella
15.00 Visit of ENAIP Cittadella VET Centre’s premises. The leading trainers will show all the classes and laboratories
15.00-17.00 Seminar: the training Centre’s didactics.

Speakers: leading teacher (Emiliano Guolo, automotive and diagnostic senior teacher, Massimo Fauro mechanics and industrial Automation senior teacher)
19.00 Dinner in a local restaurant, Herb ( )

Day 2:

09.00-12.00 Technical visit to Texa spa located in Monastier(Treviso) and presentation of TexaEdu ACADEMY project in partnership with Enaip Veneto.

TEXA was funded in 1992. Today TEXA is a global leader in the design, development and production of multibrand diagnostic tools, exhaust gas analysers, air conditioning recharge stations and telediagnostic devices for cars, bikes, trucks, boats and farm machinery.

TEXA has an extensive, worldwide distribution network and employs about 600 people, 400 of whom are based in the company’s head offices in Monastier di Treviso, where all TEXA products are designed, developed and made.

TEXA’s ultra-modern production plant was inaugurated in 2012 and occupies over 100,000 square metres of grounds, with 30,000 square metres indoors.

Seminar: Presentation Texa EDU Academy
Speaker: TexaEDU director (Silvia La Placa)

13.00-14.00 Walking lunch at Texa spa

15.30-17.00 Technical visit to the training company: the Enaip Veneto-Frattin Auto Garage.

Since  2016 in partnership with Frattin Auto srl we have created a Traing Workshop open to the public where students can learn on everyday tasks in a real working enviroment.

Speaker: Fabio Frattin AD Frattin Auto srl

19.30 Dinner in a local restaurant, Taverna degli artisti (

Day 3:

9.00-12.00 Seminar: presentation of partners in the mechanic and automation field.

“Metal-Mechanic networking in Cittadella for the continuous training”

The Enaip Veneto Cittadella VET centre, LMSpace and La Meccanica srl have studied this net to address to the need for technical skills and as means of promoting the continuous training of SMEs; a space that brings together and exchanges skills, and a network focused on innovation and specific training.

12.30-14.00 Walking lunch

14.30-16.30 Seminar: Presentation of the educational environment assimilated in the mechanical processing field in 4.0 Industry.

Speakers: Members of companies’ partner. (Michele Maccari System Tecnology, Luca Mozzoni country manager Cgtech and Tim Herbertson application specialist process control systems Erowa AG)

19.00 Dinner in local restaurant “Due Mori” (

Day 4:

9.00-11.30 Guided tour of the historic centre of Cittadella: the participants will experience a tour organized by Marketing and trade course’s students in partnership with IAT Tourism Office of Cittadella

Cittadella is a splendid medieval walled town.

It is the only walled European town to have a medieval elliptic and still entirely usable Parapet Walkway.

Since the 8th June 2013, the Parapet Walkway is entirely practicable.

The path above the medieval walls is roundly 15 meters high; the whole perimeter of the walls can be visited, offering a 360° view above the city.

The visit also includes many museums along the way: the Medieval museum and Re-enactment room, the Archaeological and Siege museums.

The panoramic point located in the Tower of Malta in the southern gate is also accessible, to admire the city from a privileged and unique spot at 30 meters of height.

The guided tour will continue in the historic centre to discover the architectural beauties of the city: the main Cathedral with its picture gallery, the Social Theatre and the Torresino Church.

12.00-13.00 De-briefing: collection of the immediate feedback

13.00-14.00 Goodbye buffet aperitif

Languages provided: Italian/English