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Facilities Maintenance and Power Media

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.


UPC School
This lifelong learning course is also part of the training track for the postgraduate course Maintenance of Equipment and Installations.


  • To provide maintenance technicians with comprehensive knowledge in industrial installations and techniques to be able to avoid breakdowns using proper testing and diagnostics.
  • To offer the means and knowledge needed to resolve breakdowns quickly and safely.



Installations and Electric Equipment Maintenance
5 ECTS. 54 teaching hours.
  • Measure and filtering of disturbances on the electrical network.
  • Maintenance of facilities AT and MT: lines and substations.
  • industrial transformers. Access facilities on land.
  • thermography. Interpretation of results.
  • Red LV Electrical Distribution. Structure and functions. Características de los dispositivos interruptions and Protection. POINT limitations. The connection.
  • Selectivity: Selectivity amperimétrica, chronometric and logic. Distances security. Ejemplo problem.
  • Verification of averías (differential Aislamientos, sunsets on earth, etc ...)
  • Redes analyzer. Disturbances. Security.
  • Techniques and WLAN components. Systems marking. Tools.
  • Maintenance of equipos generator.
  • Small power transformers. Filters.
  • Maintenance of motor and generator.
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.

Management & Faculty

Academic management

  • Alabern Morera, Xavier
    Doctor Ingeniero Industrial

Teaching staff

  • Balcells Sendra, Josep
    Professor of the Department of Electronic Engineering Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Director of Industrial Terrassa Electronics Group (TIEG)
  • Carpio Riera, Josep
    Electramolins, S.A.
  • Grande Gámez, José María
    TÚV Rheinland ibèrica ICT, S.A
  • Juliench Sáenz-López, Jordi
    Tecnotrans Bonfiglioli, S.A
  • Martín Barcón, Moisés
    Polylux, S.A. Technical Department
  • Ortuño Juárez, Jorge
    Tecnotrans Bonfiglioli, SA DSC Chief Electronics
  • Roig Taramón, Ismael
    Técnico Comercial. WEIDMULLER
  • Roig Torres, Francesc
    Ingeniero Técnico Eléctrico. Dirección técnica y dirección de operaciones en SISTEL CONTROL SL.
  • Rubio Uceda, Sergio
    Ingeniero Técnico Industrial Eléctrico. Máster oficial de la UPC en Ingeniería de la Energia. Responsable d'Operacions a l'empresa TELEMAT, una empresa que pertany al Grup Schneider Elèctric.
  • Sierra Garriga, Carlos
    Doctor Ingeniero Industrial. Subdirector del dpto. de Proyectos de Ingeniería de la UPC. Posgrado en Luminotecnia. Especialista en auditoria energética, luminotècnia y técnicas de modelización y visualización. Vicepresidente de la APDI, Asociación de Profesionales de Diseñadores de Iluminación.
  • Vizcaino Recio, Francisco

General information

5 ECTS (54 teaching hours)
Start date
Start date:15/11/2018End date:31/01/2019
Tuesday  18:00 to 21:00Thursday  18:00 to 21:00
Taught at
Campus UPC Terrassa - Edifici CITM
C/ de la Igualtat, 33
Telephone: (34) 93 707 31 32
Lifelong learning diploma issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Issued pursuant to art. 34.1 of Organic Law 4/2007 of 12 April, amending Organic Law 6/2001 of 21 December, concerning Universities. To obtain this degree it is necessary to have an official or recognized university degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree or diploma. Otherwise, the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya will only award them a a certificate of completion.

In the case of having a foreign degree check here.
Virtual Campus
The students on this Lifelong learning course will have access to the My_Tech_Space virtual campus, an effective work and communication platform for students, lecturers and course directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space allows students to find background material for their classes, to work in teams, ask their lecturers questions, consult their marks, etc.
Employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers appear annually of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development Employment service .The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Registration fee
1.200 €
The registration fee must be paid before the beginning of this Lifelong learning course.
See the section Discounts, loans and financial aid for possibilities of advantageous financing conditions.

Applicants are given the option of making a voluntary €5 contribution when formalising their enrolment. As part of the UPC's 0.7% Campaign, this donation will go towards meeting charitable needs in developing countries.


Language of instruction
Catalan / Spanish

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