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Program / Metrology and Quality Control Technician

Is taught in: CECyT 10 | CECyT 17


The functions of a Metrology and Quality Control Technician include metrology, standardization, technical regulation, and certification.

Quality management and control technologies are added to the basic functions; the importance of these services for productive development is evident, especially in the internationalization of innovation and production processes.

Candidate's Profile


  • Classes are given in Spanish.
  • Algebra.
  • Basic Computing.
  • Management and Quality.
  • Technical Drawing 1.
  • Geometry and Trigonometry.
  • Basic Computing 2.
  • Technical Drawing 2.


  • Critical thinking, analytical and logical reasoning.
  • Ability in administrative management.
  • Application of creativity in all actions.
  • Handling computer equipment.
  • Correct handling of oral and written expression.


  • Demonstrate an attitude of service.
  • Possess ethical and civic values.
  • Willingness to work.
  • Adequate personal presentation.
  • Team and collaborative work.

Graduate's profile

Generic Competences

  • Develops innovations and propose solutions to problems based on established methods.
  • Supports 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.
  • Participates with a civic and ethical conscience in the life of their community/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

  • Identify, order and interpret the explicit and implicit ideas, data and concepts in a text, considering the context in which it was generated and in which it is received.
  • Evaluates a text by comparing its content with that of others based on previous and new knowledge.
  • Make assumptions about natural and cultural phenomena in their environment based on the consultation of diverse sources.
  • Produces texts based on the normative use of language considering the communicative intention and situation.
  • Express ideas and concepts in coherent and creative compositions with a clear introduction, development, and conclusions.
  • Argue a point of view in public in a precise, coherent, and creative manner.
  • Team and collaborative work.
  • Values and describes the role of art, literature, and media in the recreation or transformation of culture taking into account the communicative purposes of different genres.

Professional Competences

  • Apply and control procedures for the calibration of instruments used in the metal-mechanical industry, complying with the established standards.
  • Handle the different types of materials, and their composition and know techniques that allow modifying their behavior.
  • Perform the necessary tests to verify the physical properties of the different materials used in the metal-mechanical industry that certify the reliability of the products in the industrial field and that comply with the requirements of the established norms.
  • Handle Autocad 2D software for the elaboration of mechanical drawings.
  • Handle conventional machines and tools in their basic operations.
  • Handle the operation techniques of machines and tools.

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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