imagen-Industrial Welding Technician

Program / Industrial Welding Technician

Is taught in: CECyT 3 | CECyT 8


Candidate's Profile


  • Basic knowledge of the subjects necessary for personal integral training before the career.
  • Administration and quality.
  • Communication.
  • Knowledge of the values and nature of the education given at IPN.
  • Philosophy of the IPN.
  • IPN regulations.


  • Critical and analytical thinking.

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


  • Demonstrate an attitude of service and commitment.

  • Possess ethical and civic values.
  • Show empathy for team and collaborative work.
  • Show adequate personal presentation.

Graduate's profile

Generic Competences

  • Listens, interprets and issues relevant messages in different contexts through the use of appropriate media, codes and tools.
  • Develops innovations and suggests solutions to problems based on established methods.
  • Sustains a personal position on topics of interest and general relevance, considering other points of view in a critical and reflective manner.
  • Learns by initiative and self-interest throughout life.

    Disciplinary Competences

  • Analyses the relationships between two or more variables of a social or natural process to determine or estimate his/her behaviour.

  • Quantifies, represents and contrasts experimentally or mathematically the magnitudes of space and the physical properties of the objects that surround it.
  • Chooses a deterministic or random approach for the study of a process or phenomenon, and argues its relevance.

    Professional Skills

  • Controls the variables involved in the most commonly used welding and cutting metals in the domestic industry, in order to obtain welds that meet the requirements of national and international standards.

  • Applies tests of tension, compression, bending, hardness and impact to determine the mechanical properties of the metals used in industrial welding and subsequently with them, to qualify welds and welders based on national or international specifications or standards.
  • Applies non-destructive tests (ultrasonic, magnetic particles, penetrating liquids, etc.) to determine the sanity of the welds, without destroying the tested materials.

Academic Requirements

To enter the High School Programmes of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), the applicant must fulfill the requirements established in the allocation contest of the Metropolitan Commission of Public Institutions of High School Education (COMIPEMS). Once the results are published, the student must complete the registration process mentioned by the contest publication.

  • Have been selected in the admission exam.
  • Submit middle school certificate.
  • Minimum average of 7.
  • Cover the cooperation fee.

Curriculum Map

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