FACT Centre for Training in Mechatronics and Flexible Manufacturing Medellín, Colombia

 

FACT Centre for Training in Mechatronics and Flexible Manufacturing Medellín, Colombia

Partner organisation
Centro de Tecnología de la Manufactura Avanzada (CTMA)
SENA Regional Antioquia

Year of establishment

2013

Contact
Gustavo López de Mesa Gutiérrez


 

Description of partner organisation
SENA is the Colombian National Training Service and is focused on the social and technical development of the workforce in the country. SENA operates 118 training centres throughout the country providing face-to-face training tailored to the needs of local industry. Thus more than 10 million Colombians are qualified annually.

The CTMA attends five sectors of industrial training: Electronics and ICT, Manufacturing (metal mechanics), automotive, electricity and renewable energy, industrial automation.


Description of FACT Centre
The CTMA has a high reputation and excellent image in the field of technological training and disposes of state-of-the art facilities and laboratories to foster interactive and practical learning.

The CTMA was one of the first centres of SENA to be certified. In 2016 the FACT centre expanded including new equipment for flexible manufacturing and was recertified successfully.

The FACT Centre has five FACT certified instructors and currently houses four laboratories designed by Festo Didactics and equipped with learning systems in pneumatics, electropneumatics, hydraulics, electrohydraulics, FMS 500 and handling of specialized Festo software.

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Location

Centro de Tecnología de la Manufactura Avanzada (CTMA)
SENA Regional Antioquia

Diagonal 104 # 69- 120
Pedregal, Medellín