Program / Machine Technician with Automated Systems

Is taught in: CECyT 16 | CECyT 2


The Technician in Machines with Automated Systems elaborates and integrates mechanical parts, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic circuits, for automated systems, using new technology, aimed at sustainable development, with responsibility, honesty, and teamwork, by the requirements of the company and applicable regulations.

Candidate's Profile


  • Classes are given in Spanish.
  • Basic knowledge of the Learning Units.
  • Apprenticeships for their integral formation that precede the Mathematics career.
  • Technical drawing.
  • Computers.
  • Communication.
  • Writing.
  • English.


  • In oral and written communication.
  • Problem-solving in different areas.
  • Logical reasoning.
  • Handling computer equipment.
  • Handles technical knowledge.
  • Reading comprehension.
  • Languages.
  • Mathematical thinking.
  • Handling of software.


  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Service attitude
  • Affectivity
  • Negotiation

Graduate's profile

  • Perform basic analysis with the relation of variables that help to obtain experimental or mathematical results.
  • Dimensional data acquisition using different measuring instruments.
  • Identifies the characteristics of the different materials used in the elaboration of metal-mechanical parts.
  • Prepares and interprets different electrical and electronic diagrams.
  • Prepares and interprets pneumatic and hydraulic diagrams.
  • Performs phase analysis in mechanical parts under specific standards.
  • Recognizes and applies different transmission systems.
  • Manufactures metal-mechanical parts using conventional machines.
  • Maintains equipment in optimal working conditions through the application of different types of maintenance.

Generic Competences

  • Confronts the difficulties he/she faces and is aware of his/her values, strengths, and weaknesses.
  • Listens, interprets, and delivers relevant messages in different contexts using appropriate media, codes, and tools.
  • Expresses ideas and concepts through linguistic, mathematical, or graphic representations.
  • Develops innovations and propose solutions to problems based on established methods.
  • Learns by initiative and self-interest throughout life.
  • Contributes to sustainable development critically with responsible actions.

Disciplinary Competences

  • Argue the solution obtained from a problem with numerical, graphic, and analytical or variational methods through verbal mathematical language and the use of information and communication technologies.
  • Makes explicit the scientific notions that support the processes for the solution of everyday problems.
  • Establishes the relationship between the political, economic, cultural, and geographical dimensions of an event.
  • Produces texts based on the normative use of language considering the intention and communicative situation.

Professional Competences

  • Manufactures metal-mechanical parts in conventional machines starting from dimensioned drawings and selects materials under established standards.
  • Builds electrical and electronic circuits from diagrams for installation in automated systems.
  • Builds pneumatic and hydraulic circuits for their installation in automated systems.
  • Manages different programming and simulation software; mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic for the realization of parts and circuits.
  • Elaborates different types of maintenance to machinery and equipment through the integration or elaboration of mechanical parts and electrical, electronic, and hydropneumatic circuits.
  • Develops plans and simulates mechanisms through the use of CAD, CAM, using collaborative work.
  • Handles linear, angular, and surface finish measuring instruments for the verification of parts according to work drawings.
  • Installs and programs electromagnetic and electronic control equipment for the operation of pneumatic, and hydraulic systems and electric motors that make up the machines or processes.
  • Operates programmable logic controllers considering the technical specifications contained in the manufacturer's manuals.

Academic Requirements

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

Curriculum Map

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Plan 2008

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