To improve the agro food sector operators and technicians’ professionalism and skills, ASSAM provides training and refresher courses to people, firms, public and private authorities. The covered issues are particularly focused on the technical and economic aspects to achieve the objectives of the Rural Development Plan (RDP).

This training function was assigned to ASSAM by an amendment to the Agency establishing Regional Law 28/2013, as knowledge transfer and innovation are key factors for gaining a completive advantage in the current dynamic market.

Since 2010 Assam has been an accredited vocational training provider (Higher Education and Lifelong Learning).

Its training supply covers the five typical agro-food sectors as well new innovative areas arisen within the rural and agro-food regional framework.
All courses are in Italian language. A list of some of the offered courses:

  • Practice course in olive trees, fruit trees and grapevine
  • Professional course for beekeepers (honey, royal jelly)
  • Introductory and professional course in sensory analysis of honey
  • Professional course for the physiological eligibility for the tasting of Virgin Olive Oil
  • Basic and advanced course in truffle growing
  • Basic course in animal well-being in livestock farming
  • Basic Course in social farming (Nature Pre-schools, active aging)
  • Course for workers in educational farms (Fattoriaincontra)
  • Course in school gardens and urban horticulture (Ortoincontra)
  • Basic Course in farm management and marketing
  • Course for cheese factory workers
  • Basic course in pork butchery

More detailed and accurate information are provided in the Quality Charter. (Italian version)

For a complete list of the current available courses please visit the dedicated website section: CORSI (Italian version)

The updated E-LEARNING (Italian version) area improves the effectiveness of the offered trainings. The free download of e-learning course materials is reserved to course participants and teachers.


The training service is provided by the "Operational Center Innovation Transfer, Communication and European Community" managed by Emilio Romagnoli (e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

For any information please contact the training assistant and referee Donatella Di Sebastiano (e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or fill in the contact form "Contact Us" selecting the option "Innovation Transfer, Communication and European Community Programs"



Quality Charter:

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ASSAM Headquarter

ASSAM - Agency for Agro-food Sector Services of the Marche Region

Via Industria, 1 - 60027 Osimo Stazione (AN) - Italy
(+39) 071 8081
(+39) 071 85979
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Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Tuesdays and Tuesdays: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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