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Program / Electrical Maintenance and Installation Technician

Is taught in: CECyT 11 | CECyT 4 | CECyT 7


The work of the Electrical Installation and Maintenance Technician is to design, install, operate and maintain low and medium voltage electrical systems to support production processes by current regulations.

Candidate's Profile


  • Classes are given in Spanish
  • Apply the knowledge acquired during the common core having accredited the second semester of the bivalent baccalaureate at the Instituto Politécnico Nacional.
  • Have disciplinary training in basic mathematics that will allow him/her to understand the concepts and disciplinary vocabulary in the area of electrical installations and maintenance.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in a collaborative work context at the oral and written level.
  • Be able to handle the computer at the user level, word processing, spreadsheets, Internet navigation, and use of e-mails.
  • Proficient technical reading level in English for text comprehension.


  • Have mathematical skills.
  • Interpret and understand manuals, plans, and diagrams.
  • Have skills and dexterity in the handling of tools.
  • Be creative in problem-solving.
  • Handle computer equipment.
  • Have the ability to distribute and calculate spaces for electrical installation purposes.


  • Be able to work collaboratively with respect and tolerance.
  • Be honest and assume social responsibility.
  • Ability to self-manage their capabilities to achieve the proposed objectives.
  • Be disciplined and respect the rules.
  • Maintain an open attitude in a changing and highly competitive society.

Graduate's profile

Generic Competencies

  • Be sensitive to art and participate in the appreciation and interpretation of its expressions in different genres.
  • Manage information and communication technologies to obtain information and express ideas.
  • Construct hypotheses, design, and apply models to test their validity.
  • Propose ways to solve a problem or develop a team project by defining a course of action with specific steps.

Disciplinary Competences

  • Develop and interpret blueprints and diagrams.
  • Validates the operation of electrical installations and systems through the use of instruments for measuring electrical magnitudes.
  • Executes residential, commercial and industrial electrical installations, applying technical procedures and using the required tools and equipment.
  • Operates control elements of electrical systems and equipment using analog and digital circuits.

Academic Requirements

Students who are committed to their studies, have a clear responsibility in their academic career, good conduct, discipline, and comply with all the provisions established in the current regulations.

Curriculum Map

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