FACT Centre for Industrial Technologies in San Luis Potosí, Mexico

 

FACT Centre for Industrial Technologies in San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Partner organisation
Polytechnic University of San Luis Potosí, Mexico

FACT Centre established in
2010

Contact
Ms. Ingrid Guel, administration
ingrid@upslp.edu.mx

 

 

Description of partner organisation
The Polytechnic University of San Luis Potosí (In Spanish: Universidad Politécnica de San Luis Potosí, UPSLP) was founded in 2001 with a capacity for 5,000 students. The university offers six undergraduate study programmes in engineering, marketing and management. Each programme lasts 4.5 years. Apart from the undergraduate programmes, the UPSLP offers a series of professional certifications, such as the FCE of the University of Cambridge, the MOS certification of Microsoft and other certifications.

Description of FACT Centre
The establishment of the FACT Centre resulted from the demand of local industry for skilled people with practical and clearly specified competences. Thus, the FACT Centre offers training courses in pneumatics, electro pneumatics, hydraulics, electro hydraulics, PLC´s, field-bus technology, sensor technology, CAD/CAM/CNC, robotics, continuous & discrete automation. The learning equipment of the FACT Centre includes an AFB Factory, iCIM system, MPS stations and PLC systems. In the training lab, up to 21 participants can use the learning equipment at the same time during a training course.

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Location

Urbano Villalón No. 500 Predio La Ladrillera
C.P. 78363 San Luis Potosí, S.L.P.