imagen-Technical Studies in Environmental Diagnosis And Improvement

Program / Technical Studies in Environmental Diagnosis And Improvement

Is taught in: CECyT 10


A leading career in the formation of technicians in Environmental Diagnosis and Improvement. Highly competent and competitive technicians, with an attitude of service, possessing civic and ethical values, committed to working and their country, interacting with professionalism in the preservation and improvement of the quality of air, water, and soil. It is a career taught in non-school and distance mode.

Candidate's Profile


  • Classes are given in Spanish
  • Knowledge of general interest in the situation of Mexico and the world in terms of the environment.
  • Basic knowledge of the subjects for their integral formation that precedes the career.


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


  • Possess ethical and civic values.
  • Willingness to work.
  • Interest in the environmental situation of the country.
  • Collaborative work.
  • Facility to interrelate.

Graduate's profile

Generic Competences

  • Knows and values him/herself and approaches problems and challenges taking into account the objectives he/she is pursuing.
  • Is sensitive to art and participates in the appreciation and interpretation of its expressions in different genres.
  • Chooses and practices healthy lifestyles.
  • Listens, interprets, and emits relevant messages in different contexts through the use of appropriate media, codes, and tools.
  • 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 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

  • Applies basic and general knowledge about the main gas and vapor control equipment.
  • Applies basic and general knowledge about meteorological parameter measuring instruments.
  • Applies basic and general knowledge of physicochemical and bacteriological analysis, as well as the main processes of wastewater treatment and water purification.
  • Applies basic and general knowledge about environmental control and soil contaminants.
  • Applies basic knowledge for the exploitation of technology in communications and data analysis.
  • Use of measuring equipment to determine the levels of contamination in a given place.
  • Use of measuring instruments to know the different meteorological parameters.
  • Use of laboratory equipment and instruments.
  • Use of equipment and techniques for soil sampling and solutions to soil problems.
  • Responsibility, teamwork, order, cleanliness, tolerance, honesty, initiative, creativity, and leadership.
  • Handle information and communication technologies ICT'S that allow him/her to develop his/her work.

Professional Competences

  • Elaboration and monitoring of environmental management plans and programs.
  • Investigation of environmental, atmospheric, soil and hydrological phenomena.
  • Consulting, advice and training in environmental matters within any productive process or real estate development.
  • Environmental diagnosis for the knowledge of the current environmental situation and implementation of actions related to the creation of an environmental management system.
  • Sampling with specific techniques according to regulations.

Academic Requirements

To enroll in the Middle Highschool with Technical Studies, Non-School and Mixed modalities, the requirements established in the call of the Instituto Politécnico Nacional must be complied with. Once the results are published, the applicant must complete the enrollment process as mentioned in the call.

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