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Program / Electrical Control Systems Technician

Is taught in: CECyT 1 | CECyT 3


The Electrical Control Systems Technician is responsible for the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical, electronic, and electromechanical systems for the control and automation of processes, as well as the administration of material and human resources within a framework of quality and current regulations.

Candidate's Profile


  • Classes are given in Spanish.
  • Knowledge of algebra and trigonometry.
  • Handling of web browsers.
  • Proper handling of arithmetic and mathematical logic.
  • Knowledge of elementary drawing.


  • Skill in the use of elementary tools.
  • Skill in cutting, bending, and manipulating common materials.
  • Ability to solve practical problems appropriately.


  • Dynamic
  • Proactive
  • Interested
  • Willing to work academically
  • Team player

Graduate's profile

Generic Competences

  • Develops innovations and propose solutions to problems based on established methods.
  • Sustains a personal position on topics of interest and general relevance, considering other points of view critically and reflectively.
  • Learns by initiative and self-interest throughout life.
  • Participates and collaborates effectively in diverse teams.

Disciplinary Competences

  • Copes with the difficulties they face and is aware of their values, strengths, and weaknesses.
  • Incorporates the sum of their knowledge and skills for the solution of a problem and makes decisions based on the lessons learned from previous experiences.
  • Chooses the most relevant sources of information for a specific purpose and discriminates among them according to their relevance and reliability.
  • Uses effective learning strategies to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills systematically and permanently according to the challenges presented in academic, personal, and work contexts.

Professional Competences

  • Analyze the fundamentals, electronic parameters, passive and active elements, as well as types of single-phase and three-phase circuits in alternating current for their correct application in their daily and professional life.
  • Solves resistive circuits in direct current in their different associations, making use of the electrical parameters, their units of measurement, and measuring instruments based on current standards.
  • Construct diagrams using virtual tools that allow them to simulate, check and assemble different electrical and electronic circuits to later design prototypes of electrical systems.

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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