Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

University Technician in Automotive Mechanics


The University Technician in Automotive Mechanics graduated from the Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria has theoretical and practical knowledge that allows him/her to provide the necessary technical support in the maintenance of automotive equipment, of vehicular and industrial application, being able to diagnose failures, carry out repairs and execute maintenance plans, considering their environmental impact. His/her skills also allow him/her to manage services related to his specialty and to participate technically in the execution of automotive projects. The University Technician in Automotive Mechanics can participate technically in the formulation and execution of automotive projects. The development of his/her technical skills allows him/her to work independently.

  • Degree: University Technician in Automotive Mechanics
  • Duration: 2 years (4 academic semesters)
  • Study regime: Daytime
  • Location: Concepcion Campus and Viña del Mar Campus


1st Semester
  • Elements of Mathematics
  • Introduction to Physics
  • Mechanical Measurements
  • English Language l
  • Principles of Automotive Electrical Engineering
  • Introduction to Automotive Mechanics
2nd Semester
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
  • Materials Technology
  • Automotive Electronic Control
  • Applied Electricity
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Fuels and Lubricants
3rd Semester
  • Technical Mechanics
  • Hydropneumatic Systems
  • Physical Education
  • OTTO System and Diagnostics
  • Diesel System and Diagnostics
  • Chassis
  • Brake Systems
4th Semester
  • Machinery Laboratory
  • Preparation of Specialty Projects
  • Maintenance Management
  • Electromobility
  • Automotive Maintenance Workshop
  • Transmissions

(*) This study program requires having passed the industrial internship in the fourth semester to obtain the degree of University Technician in Automotive Mechanics.

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