Master of Advanced Studies SUPSI  in Railways and Sustainable Mobility (RSM)
Certificate of Advanced Studies SUPSI in Integrated Technologies (InTech)


The focus of this CAS is preparing the students to tackle the issues of the transportation planning and management. It will address technical subjects related to maintenance, production and safety of the transportation sector. With an industry minded approach, this course, will cover topics such as process engineering, maintenance planning and changes, safety in technical activity and much more.

This CAS is included into the MAS Railways and Sustainable Mobility (RSM). It trains both technical and management leaders, seeking a career in the transportation industry or in the public/private sectors of mobility & transportation. The participants acquire the skills needed in departments such as research and development, production, consultancy and public institutions. They will also acquire the knowledge for managing complex interdisciplinary projects.

Attendees are going to study production and maintenance related to transportation in a wide context. Participants will learn about the latest technologies, how to prepare a maintenance plan, how to design a production process and implement it, how important is safety and use the required tools. This revolutionary course will allow the students to be at ease in every situation. You will be considered a knowledgeable and reliable counterpart.


> Understand the fundamentals and the basics of maintenance, processes, and safety
> Comprehend and understand how to correctly apply safety standards & safety management
> Understand how to correctly apply human factor science and safety management
> Be capable of developing maintenance concepts with entrepreneurship flair
> Understand how to correctly apply (technical) integration techniques and how to implement an integration process
> Understand the impacts of changes and the correlated risks


Intended Audience
This CAS is devised for engineers, managers, entrepreneurs and experienced employees from the mobility sector as well as to professionals interested to work in this sector through the acquisition of the knowhow provided by this course.


Training applications
> Talent development training program
> Internal employee re-qualification or certification
> Introduction program for new hired staff
> Experienced employee cross-qualification
> Independent professional certification
> Strategy development training




1. Planning & processes (PLP) - 48 hours (4 ETCS)

2. Maintenance system (MXS) - 48 hours (4 ETCS)

3. Safety management (SAM) - 36 hours (3 ETCS)


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Planning & processes
26 July 2019, 27 July 2019, 10 August 2019, 20 September 2019, 21 September 2019

Maintenance system
12 July 2019, 13 July 2019, 24 August 2019, 6 September 2019, 7 September 2019

Safety management
9 August 2019, 23 August 2019, 20 September 2019, 27 September 2019




School Time

Friday 09:30 – 18:30
Saturday 08:30 – 18:30

Weekly block classes at company’s selected location available upon request (1 ON, 1, 2 or 3 OFF).
All RSM courses can be offered as a continuous 4 days for 4 weeks “Summer School” or “Block” class.




Tuition and documentation will be in English, but we can assist the students in Italian and German.
If you wish to attend the course in another language, please mention it during registration and select between Italian and German. The Course could be held in another language if there were at least 8-10 participants.





In cooperation with

Swiss Federal Railways SBB
SWISSRAIL Industry Association



Certificate of Advanced Studies SUPSI in Integrated Technologies
Credits: 11 ECTS


132 hour-lesson

a.i. Simone Bernasconi

Until Jul 5, 2019. Applications/enrolments possible at any time previous agreement with the course responsible.


At the “Officine FFS” in Bellinzona



CHF 6'100.–
For those who already have attended a CAS of the MAS – RSM, the cost is CHF 5’700 with a further reduction of 10%. These costs include the final exam, the issue of the certificate and the documentation.

Companies with more than three (3) enrolled participants will be granted a special discount.


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Department of Innovative Technologies
University of Applied Sciences and Arts

of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)


Galleria 2, Via Cantonale 2c
CH-6928 Manno
T +41 58 666 65 11
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Competence centre msfi

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CH-6500 Bellinzona
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