FACT Centre for Training in Mechatronics in Pereira, Colombia

 

FACT Centre for Training in Mechatronics in Pereira, Colombia

Partner organisation
Centro de Diseño e Innovación Tecnológica Industrial (CDITI)
SENA Regional Risaralda

Year of establishment

2013

ID number C0192013

Contact
Jhon Freddy Amaya Taborda



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. Financed by a 2% payroll tax, 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 CDITI is a vocational training centre responsible of the training for industry in the fields of maintenance, automation, design and development of products. For this purpose trainees have to learn to perform in automated, semi-automated and manual industrial environments where machines and tools are operated, programmed and controlled.



Description of FACT Centre

The CDTI has a high reputation and an excellent image in the field of technological training and disposes of excellent facilities and laboratories to foster interactive, and practical learning. The FACT centre stands out for its open space that resembles a production plant in industry. The openness of the environment allows for a fluid communication and information and motivates trainees by seeing the work of more advanced groups.

  
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Location

Centro de Diseño e Innovación Tecnológica Industrial (CDITI)
SENA Regional Risaralda

Transversal 7, Calle 26, Barrio Santa Isabel
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