The Internet of Things

Unlock your tech potential with a comprehensive introduction to the Internet of Things. Register now and start anytime.

10 hours

About this course

Learn about the limitless potential of the Internet of Things with this short course. From defining key terms and concepts to diving into the history of Internet of Things, you'll gain a solid understanding of this exciting technology. Discover how the Internet of Things can be applied in various settings, including homes, communities, and workplaces, including manufacturing. You'll delve into the fundamental components of an Internet of Things system and explore the benefits and opportunities it presents, as well as the challenges it poses. With a focus on real-world examples, you'll also learn about related concepts such as machine learning and fuzzy logic.

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.

Who should do this course?

The course is ideal for anyone interested in learning about the Internet of Things and its applications, whether you're a tech enthusiast, a student, or an industry professional seeking to expand your knowledge, understanding and skills.

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 that this course is adaptable to your lifestyle and work requirements.

What you will learn

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

  • Identify key terms, concepts and ideas related to the Internet of Things
  • Outline the history of the Internet of Things and common applications
  • Outline fundamental components of an IoT system
  • Understand the benefits and challenges of the Internet of Things
  • Identify and describe how IoT systems can impact the home, community, and workplace

Understand contemporary applications of the Internet of Things

Learn about the benefits and challenges of the Internet of Things

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.