Area: Industrial

A.T.D. Professional Profile


The Advance Technical Degree in Mechanics within the Industrial area grants the professional competences needed for an efficient performance on a local, regional and national level.

Professional Competences

Professional competencies are the skills and attitudes that allow the University Higher Technician to develop activities in his professional area, adapt to new situations, as well as transfer, if necessary, his knowledge, skills and attitudes to nearby professional areas.

Generic Competences:

  • Raising and solving problems based on the principles and theories of physics, chemistry and mathematics, through the scientific method to support decision-making in science and technology.
  • Develop and strengthen instrumental, interpersonal, systemic and managerial skills to communicate in a second language.

Specific Competencies:

1.To manufacture mechanical elements by means of the use of machine tools, considering the applicable normativity to satisfy the needs of the client.

1.1. Establish the machinery and equipment required by analyzing the design of the part for the manufacture of the mechanical element.
1.2. To supervise the manufacture of the mechanical element through the use of measuring equipment and instruments to guarantee the design specifications.

2.Directing the technical support of mechanical systems considering diagnosis and repair for the optimal operation of the equipment.

2.1. To diagnose the failures of the mechanical systems by means of the application of the corresponding techniques, for the correction of the same ones.
2.1. To supervise the correction of mechanical faults by means of the use of manuals, norms and corresponding standards, for the optimum operation of the equipment.

Actions Scenarios

The Superior University Technician in Mechanical Industrial area, will be able to develop in:

  • National and international companies
  • Large, medium, small and micro enterprises
  • Public and private companies engaged in the production and marketing of goods or services
  • Your own consulting firm in your professional field

Professional Ocupations

The Superior University Technician in Mechanical Industrial area will be able to serve as:

  • Modeler of industrial mechanical systems
  • Manufacturing Process Supervisor
  • Numerical Control Program Designer
  • Quality Control Supervisor
  • Dimensional Metrology Supervisor
  • Supervisor in the installation of machinery and equipment
  • Specialist in auxiliary energy systems
  • Provider of professional services in the industrial area
  • Supervisor in the correction of mechanical faults.
  • Industrial Safety Coordinator

Engineering Professional Profile


The Metallurgical Engineering grants the professional competences needed for an efficient performance on a local, regional and national level.

Professional Competences

Professional competences define the skills and attitudes required for the successful development of activities in the academical area, the ability to adapt to new situations as well as the application of accumulated knowledge in the pursuit of a higher academical degree.

Generic Competences:

Skill of analysis and synthesis, basic research skills, individual and social abilities, management skills and second language communication skill.

Competence 1: Development and management of organizations through the ethical practice of leadership, with a systemic approach to contribute the achievement of strategic objectives.

Competence 2: Communication of feelings, thoughts, knowledge, experiences, ideas, reflections, opinions, in the public, personal, educational and occupational fields, productively and receptively in the English language according to level B1+, independent user of the European Reference Framework, to contribute to the performance of their functions in their professional and personal environment.


  • Decision-making process
  • Management
  • Effectiveness
  • Efficiency
  • Work under pressure
  • Self-teaching capacity
  • Safety at the workplace
Social Development

  • Leadership
  • Team work
  • Proactivity
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Punctuality
  • Ecological Awareness

  • Creativity
  • Propositional Inputs
  • Motivating
  • Dynamism
  • Assertiveness
  • Planning
  • Quality

  • Responsibility
  • Honesty
  • Tolerance
  • Respect
  • Social Commitment
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Critical Spirit

Specific Competences:

They are the basis of specialization and constitute the theoretical-methodological support that characterizes the discipline, and allow responding to the specific needs of each productive sector and/or region.

  1. Innovate metallurgical projects by applying re-engineering to maintain and improve the organization’s competitiveness.

    1. Formulate solutions to manners and failure effects of mechanical elements through field inspections for enhancement.
    2. Design mechanical elements through the use of software and/or simulation tools to guarantee the viability of the fabrication and functionality of the component.
    3. Justify the feasibility of the project through technical-economic studies to guarantee the profitability of the project.
  2. Validation of the processes used in the fabrication of mechanical parts according to the requirements, norms and standards applicable to ensure their quality.

    1. Integration of the fabrication process of mechanical parts by identifying the manufacturing sequence to be used in order to guarantee productivity.
    2. To control the fabrication process of mechanical parts through the elaboration of technical sheets and process sheets, to ensure product quality.
  3.  To monitor the resources within its field of application considering safety, hygiene and environmental aspects in order to increase the company’s productivity.

    1. Implement the requirements of safety, hygiene and environmental control through the application of valid regulations and standards, to ensure the manufacture of the product.
    2. Manage human resources, materials, energy, machinery and equipment based on the techniques and tools of the operations applied in manufacturing, to ensure their availability.

Job Opportunities

The Metallurgical Engineer will be able to work in:

  • Public and private companies involved in the production of automotive parts and components or automotive dealerships.
  • Public and private companies dedicated to the manufacture of electrical appliances.
  • Public and private companies dedicated to product re-engineering.
  • Public and private companies specialized in the manufacture of machinery and heavy equipment.
  • Public and private companies of consulting and advising.
  • Public and private companies dedicated to the smelting of parts.
  • Your own company.


Professional Employment

The Metallurgical Engineer can work as:

  • Design Engineer.
  • Engineer in forming processes.
  • Designer of automotive parts and engines.
  • Supply and/or service manager.
  • Product Engineer.
  • Manager of metallurgical companies.




First Term

  • Mathematics I
  • Informatics I
  • Chemistry
  • Electricity and Magnetism Fundamentals
  • Metrology
  • Oral and Written Expression I
  • Sociocultural Education I
  • English I

Second Term 

  • Industrial Technical Drawing
  • Static
  • Sociocultural Education II
  • Informatics II
  • English II
  • Fabrication I
  • Mathematics II

Third Term 

  • Mathematics III
  • Informatics III
  • Fabrication II
  • Material Resistance
  • Dynamics
  • Inclusive I
  • Sociocultural Education III
  • English III

Fourth Term 

  • Industrial Security
  • Analysis and Selection of Mechanical Elements
  • Industrial instrumentation
  • Thermodynamics
  • Hydraulics
  • Maintenance
  • Sociocultural Education IV
  • English IV

Fifth Term 

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Automotive Vehicles
  • Automation and Control
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Combustion Systems and Boilers
  • Inclusive II
  • Oral and Written Expression II
  • English V

Sixth Term

  • Internship in the Productive Sector


Seventh Term

  • Time Management
  • Vector Analysis
  • Materials Science
  • Economic Engineering
  • English VI
  • Research Methodology for Design
  • Industrial Security

Eighth Term

  • Industrial Administration
  • Dynamics and Mechanisms
  • Applied Differential Equations
  • English VII
  • Planning and Organization of Work
  • Forming Processes

Ninth Term

  • High-performance Equipment management
  • Digital Design
  • English VIII
  • Inclusive I
  • Elective Course I
  • Solids Mechanics
  • Heat Transmission

Tenth Term

  • Mechanical Design
  • English IX
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Inclusive II
  • Elective Course II
  • Digital Manufacturing
  • Business Negotiation

Eleventh Term

  • Internship in the Productive Sector