Siemens: Mexican technicians, among the best in the world

Mexico, Oct. 19 (Notimex).- The industrial sector in Mexico has a skilled workforce, as Mexican technicians specializing in electricity, mechatronics and electromechanics, among others, are considered the most qualified in the world, said the German company Siemens.

It informed that the growing demand for this type of specialists would expand its Dual Education program in conjunction with the education authorities of Mexico and the Business Coordinating Council.

Gabriel Arrillaga, director of human resources at Siemens Mexico and Central America, announced that the students of the Industrial Electricity technical degree would join the Siemens Dual Education model.

"Previously, dual students belonged to the degrees of industrial electromechanics, mechatronics, industrial maintenance, administration and accounting", the executive said in a statement.

In this way, he said, Siemens will triple the number of its first generation students after recognizing that Mexican technicians can be considered the best in the world.

This year, the Business Coordinating Council was added to the Dual Education program, following the signing of an agreement establishing private public cooperation to implement the Mexican dual training model, in coordination with CAMEXA and SEP.

Thus, for two years, young talent develops a high and multi-competent competency profile, covering the talent acquisition needs of Siemens and Mexico, Arrillaga described.

The dual education program has 20 percent theory and 80 percent practice and encompasses a rotation plan in various company areas and factories, apprenticeships, training activities, competency identification, technical- practices, demand-specific training, application of theory.


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