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Program / Automotive Systems Technician

Is taught in: CECyT 17 | CECyT 2 | CECyT 3 | CECyT 4 | CECyT 7 | CECyT 8 | CET 1


The Automotive Systems Technician seeks to ensure the functionality of light automotive vehicle systems based on the manufacturer's specifications.

Candidate's Profile


  • Classes are given in Spanish.
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytic Geometry
  • Basic Computing
  • English


  • Manipulation of diverse mathematical formulas.
  • Understanding of geometric images.
  • Handling of basic software.
  • Understanding of manuals in English.


  • Responsibility
  • Honesty
  • Dedication
  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Cleanliness
  • Order
  • Organization

Graduate's profile

Upon graduation, the Automotive Systems Technician will have the ability to present mastery of knowledge in the various automotive systems, as well as have good presentation and ability in the workplace and daily life, through teamwork with a positive attitude, through skills, abilities, and competencies in the work developed in automotive systems, applying new technologies, mastery of management and software management, as well as, demonstrate comprehensive training, performing in different work environments, exercising decision making with a critical, creative, ethical and responsible attitude, based on the skills acquired in the external and institutional practices, during the stay in the IPN's Middle Highschool with Technical Studies, acquiring the ability to manage and master the English language as well as the entrance to the Higher Level and/or insertion into the labor field.

Generic Competences

  • Learns through initiative and self-interest throughout life.
  • Participates and collaborates effectively in diverse teams.
  • Participates with a civic and ethical conscience in the life of their community and/or region in Mexico and the world.
  • Maintains a respectful attitude towards interculturalism and diversity of beliefs, values, ideas, and social practices.
  • Contributes to sustainable development critically with responsible actions.

Disciplinary Competences

  • Constructs and interprets mathematical models through the application of arithmetic, algebraic, geometric, and variational procedures for the understanding and analysis of real, hypothetical, or formal situations.
  • Formulates and solves mathematical problems by applying different approaches.
  • Explain and interpret the results obtained through mathematical procedures and contrast them with established models or real situations.

Professional Competences

  • Repairs steering and suspension systems based on specifications and use the manufacturer's manual.
  • Evaluates electrical, electronic, and control systems to maintain them in operating conditions based on specifications and the manufacturer's manual.
  • Verifies the technological innovation in the automotive vehicle systems based on the manufacturer's technical specifications.
  • Verifies the operation of the drive system according to the procedures and manuals of the hybrid vehicle.

Academic Requirements

To enroll in the Middle Highschool with Technical Studies of the Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN), the applicant must comply with the requirements established by the assignment contest of the Comisión Metropolitana de Instituciones Públicas de Educación Media Superior (COMIPEMS). Once the results are published, the student must complete the enrollment process as mentioned in the call for applications.

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Curriculum Map

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