Preparing for Industry 4.0

Identify the key digital innovations to improve productivity, efficiency and profitability. Register now and start anytime.

Fully Funded
10 hours

About this short 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.

Examples of businesses that have implemented these technologies have been included to highlight the impact that this has had on their Industry 4.0 journey. Insights on how to prepare and implement key practices will enable you to take the first steps in Industry 4.0.

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 module provides 10 hours of quality learning. You will have up to six months to access the materials and complete the course once you register.

On completion 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

Meet your instructor:

This short course has been developed by a team of highly experienced educators, industry experts and skilled professional practitioners within University College. It has been informed by community and industry consultation and draws on contemporary principles and practices. Expert educational technologists and instructors have designed the learning to be interactive, engaging and practice-based.

If you would like further information on this course, please contact Netty Gibson via email