The PSTS has been a training bay since 2001. So far, 13 highly professional courses have been organized in which 180 people have been formed, thanks to the national funding operation (PON 200-2006) which have reached several sectors: food farming quality, environmental certification, materials, cultural heritage and new youth base entrepreneurships.
Over 40 on-the-job trainees, coming from Sicilian and national Universities and companies as well as other Mediterranean countries, have had the chance to take part in periods of professional training.
Various are the PHDs whom have done and still do partial or entire thesis in our premises.
In 2007 our premises have obtained the ISO 9001:2000 quality system certification, today the ISO 9001:2008 for the training area.
The courses take place in areas which completely comply with the necessary working standards required.
National Operational Programme for the regions, objective 1 " scientific research, technological development, higher education" (2000-2006) asse III misura 4 higher education and university.
Avviso MIUR n. 4391/01.
Professional improvement curses (master) for cultural heritage diagnostic systems experts. MAS.DI.BEC (2004)
Professional improvement curses (master) for quality and certification of food and agricultural products experts. E.QU.AGRO (2003-2004).
Professional improvement curses (master) for experts in engineering and advanced techniques for the monitoring and the management of cultural heritage .
National Operational Programme (PON) (2000-2006)- strategic sectors for the South. Bando n. 1073/01.
experts in technological innovation to improve production processes and food farming SMEs.
experts for the development of biodegradable polymers for agriculture and food farming industry. (2005-2006).
Experts in production technologies and use of mortars in monumental and historic buildings usage.
Evolution of the model ISAIA (identifier for solutions and info-telematic applications for the company)
Prot. MIUR 1399/589
NITECH - new Hi-teck entrepreneurship (2005-2006) in ATS with Sviluppo Italia and COF Catania University.
National Operational Programme for the regions, objective 1 " scientific research, technological development, higher education" (2000-2006) asse III misura 4 higher education and university. Avviso MIUR n. 4391/01.
Professional improvement curses (master) for experts in transmission of innovation and new technologies -EDINT (2004).
Professional improvement curses (master) for experts in quality systems, safety and environment - MASTQUAL (2003).
Managers in radio communications and I.T. (information technology) - MIRTI (2003).
Professional improvement curses (master) for Expert in transmission of innovation and technology transfer - M.E.D.I.T.T. (2004).
Ministry of Labour, dedicated programme against intellectual unemployment - avviso n. 3/01
N.O.T.E. News Opportunities In Technological Employment (2003).