FACT Centre for Mechatronics in San Salvador, El Salvador

 

FACT Centre for Mechatronics in San Salvador, El Salvador

Partner organisations
Instituto Tecnologico de
Centro America (ITCA)
German Technical Cooperation
(Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische
Zusammenarbeit, GTZ)

FACT Centre established in
2008

Contact
Ovanio Humberto Avalos Garcia, FACT Manager
oavalos@itca.edu.sv

Description of partner organisations
The Instituto Tecnologico de Centro America (ITCA) is a state educational institution managed by a corporate foundation. It provides study programmes for the private sector and numerous education programmes.
The German Technical Cooperation (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit, GTZ) works in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GTZ supports the German government in political, economic, ecological and social development projects all over the world.

Description of FACT Centre 
The FACT Centre San Salvador is a joint project of ITCA and GTZ for the establishment of a dual educational programme. The layout of the laboratories has been designed by Festo Didactic, which has also assisted in the coordination of the project.
The FACT Centre houses two labs which are equipped with learning systems. Each year, around 80 students attend the training courses of the FACT Centre, where they acquire practical knowledge about up-to-date applications in automation technology.

 

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Location
Escuela Especializada en Ingeniería
ITCA - FEPADE
Km. 11 Carretera a Santa Tecla
La Libertad, El Salvador
Apartado Postal No. 133, Santa Tecla