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Program / Computer Systems Technician

Is taught in: CECyT 3 | CECyT 8


Professional Technicians at the Middle Highschool with Technical Studies who at the end of their studies will have acquired knowledge, skills, and attitudes in the use of Programming Languages for the application and design of computer systems.

In addition, they will be able to detect and correct physical and logical problems using technical support (software), as well as to make rational and systematic use of the resources in their charge, using practical and theoretical knowledge that will allow the graduate to satisfy the needs of the public sector of goods and services.

The graduate will have the possibility of integrating and at the same time acquiring the basic knowledge and skills that will allow him/her to continue his/her studies at a higher level and will maintain active participation in the challenges of today's world.

Candidate's Profile


  • Classes are given in Spanish
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic English
  • Mathematics in the areas of algebra and trigonometry
  • Oral and written communication


  • Handling of oral and written expression.
  • Application of basic software in all actions.


  • Confidence to express their ideas.
  • Willingness to work in a team and collaboratively.
  • Leadership

Graduate's profile

Generic Competences

  • Knows and values him/herself, approaches problems and challenges taking into account the objectives he/she is pursuing.
  • Listens, interprets, and delivers relevant messages in different contexts using appropriate media, codes, and tools.
  • Develops innovations and propose solutions to problems based on established methods.
  • Maintains a respectful attitude towards interculturality and diversity of beliefs, values, ideas, and social practices.

Disciplinary Competences

  • Identifies social and humanistic knowledge as construction in constant transformation.
  • Values social, political, economic, ethnic, cultural, and gender differences and the inequalities that induce them.
  • Analyzes with an entrepreneurial vision the fundamental factors and elements involved in the productivity and competitiveness of an organization and its relationship with the socioeconomic environment.
  • Values different social practices by recognizing their meanings within a cultural system with an attitude of respect.

Professional Competences

  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems based on current technologies and regulations.
  • Installs computer components, configures software for the start-up of computer equipment and performs preventive and corrective maintenance services.
  • Builds a computer network based on current regulations for the exchange of information.
  • Implements network technologies, configures computer networks, manipulates computer networks, and implements network hardware.

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.

Curriculum Map

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