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Program / Industrial Electrical Automation and Control Technician

Is taught in: CET 1


The Professional Technician in Automation and Industrial Electrical Control performs installation, operation, and maintenance activities in small, medium, and large industries in the public and private sectors. In the research area, he offers support and advice in the development and implementation of new instrumentation techniques, treatment of logic and electrical signals, adaptation, adjustment, and management of controllers.

Candidate's Profile


  • Classes are given in Spanish
  • Mathematical logic
  • Basic English
  • Fundamentals of Physics


  • Dexterity in the handling of tools.
  • Ability to synthesize information.
  • Computer skills.


  • High sense of responsibility
  • Tenacity and perseverance
  • Initiative and creativity

Graduate's profile

Generic Competencies

  • He/she values him/herself and approaches problems and challenges taking into account the objectives he/she is pursuing.
  • Confronts the difficulties he/she faces and is aware of his/her values, strengths, and weaknesses.
  • Identifies his emotions, manages them constructively, and recognizes the need to ask for support in a situation that overwhelms him.
  • Chooses alternatives and courses of action, based on supported criteria and within the framework of a life project.
  • Critically analyzes the factors that influence his/her decision-making.

Disciplinary Competencies

  • Constructs and interprets mathematical models through the application of arithmetic, algebraic, geometric, and variation procedures for the understanding and analysis of hypothetical or formal real situations.
  • Formulates and solves mathematical problems by applying different approaches.
  • Argues the solution obtained from a problem with numerical, graphic, analytical, or variation methods through verbal and mathematical language and the use of information and communication technologies.
  • Quantifies, represents, and contrasts experimentally or mathematically the magnitudes of space and the physical properties of surrounding objects.
  • Chooses a deterministic or a random approach to the study of a process or phenomenon and argues its relevance.
  • Interpret tables, graphs, maps, diagrams, and texts with mathematical and scientific symbols.

Professional Competencies

  • Applies instruments to measure electrical and physical parameters in industrial equipment and systems, according to process specifications, in compliance with technical and safety standards required to obtain accurate measurements.
  • Builds power supplies, applying the properties of electric circuits and semiconductor elements to provide solutions to power supply needs in electronic devices.
  • Supervises operation and control problems of direct and alternating current electric motors, based on theoretical and practical analysis as indicated by national and international standards.
  • Connects the different diagrams for the control of electric motors, three-phase induction, and squirrel cage according to manufacturer's catalogs and standards.
  • Builds digital combinational and sequential circuits with integrated circuits to solve control needs in electrical devices.
  • Designs industrial electrical maintenance programs under company standards and policies.

Academic Requirements

Students who are committed to their studies have a clear responsibility in their academic career, good conduct, discipline, and who comply with all the provisions established in the current regulations.

Curriculum Map

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