Preparing for Industry 4.0

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10 hours

About this course

Industry 4.0 is the combination of major innovations in digital technology that enables the transformation of the manufacturing sector.

This course will introduce you to key technologies in Industry 4.0, including data analytics, autonomous robots, simulation, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), augmented reality, additive manufacturing, the cloud, and cyber security. See the transformative impact of Industry 4.0 through real-life examples, and gain insights on how to prepare and implement key practices to enable you to take the first steps in Industry 4.0.

On completion of this course, you will receive a digital Certificate of Completion as well as a credential point to support your further study. This course is one of several courses that comprise the Professional and Industry Skills suite. View the full list of courses available within this suite.

Who should do this course?

The course is designed for people who want to learn how to identify and implement key digital innovations  to support Industry 4.0 initiatives.

Course Structure

This self-directed course  provides 10 hours of online learning. You will have up to six months to access the materials and complete the course once you register, ensuring this course is adaptable to your work and lifestyle requirements.

What you will learn

As part of the course, you will be able to:

  • Explain what Industry 4.0 is and why it is important
  • Analyse how modern technologies can be used to implement Industry 4.0 practices
  • Develop strategies to implement Industry 4.0 technologies

Gain an insight into the benefits of Industry 4.0

Develop strategies to implement Industry 4.0 technologies

Informed by community and industry practitioners

Receive a Certificate of Completion and a credit point towards further study

Behind this course

This short course has been developed by experienced educators, industry leaders and skilled professionals, ensuring you receive an up-to-date and well-rounded short course. Utilising community and industry consultation, you’ll complete this course with the information and understanding demanded by modern industry, well-equipped for whatever you do next. Built with flexible learning options, this short course has been designed to fit into your schedule, with the learning to be flexible, engaging and practice based.

Studying this short course can provide you with credit points for the elective unit "Industry Skills in Practice". For more information, please contact the unit coordinator.