The purpose of this work is to show the experience of methodological aspects which were used to assess competencies with regard to conceiving, designing, implementing and operating (CDIO), in a curriculum for competencies in the face of state of emergency in public health due to coronavirus. The situation and advances are displayed as a case study, in training civil engineering professionals in computer science at the Catholic University of Temuco (CUT) in Chile. The questions intented to be resolved are: Is it possible to improve the capacities of students from the Araucanía region (Chile) in a social-economic-cultural system, through teaching and learning based on education which allows them to discover, expand and exploit the improvement of the training of professional human capital with competencies in an emergency situation in public health due to coronavirus?. The process of validation of competencies responds to conceive, design, implement and operate (CDIO) being adapted. The way in which the transition in the levels of competencies that the progressing student advances occurs is achieved in different teaching and learning activities through online training. The implementation of competency validation is produced in different contexts in the phases: conceive, design, implement and operate, which have had to be faced by teachers, instructors, assistants for the achievement of students.