Industry 4.0

The Industry 4.0 Learning Program is a four-course series designed to introduce high school and college students to Industry 4.0 and prepare them to pursue exciting careers related to this technology.


Industry 4.0 technologies are rapidly transforming how people work in manufacturing, engineering, and other industry sectors, helping them become more productive by connecting cloud-based and mobile data analytics software to smart devices; Industry 4.0 integrates the cyber world with the physical world.

Students Earn a 12 Point Industry Credential!

These courses include interactive multimedia course materials, hands-on training, teacher materials and training to make course implementation easy and effective.


Course 1: Introduction to Mechatronics
  • Introduction to Industry 4.0
  • Safety 1 & 2
  • Hand Tools 1
  • Basic Measurement
  • Print Reading 1 & 2
  • Precision Measurement 1 & 2
  • Mechanical Drives 1
  • Fluid Power 1
  • AC/DC Electricity 1
  • AC/DC Electricity 2
  • Electrical Relay Control 1
  • Robot Programming 1 (Simulation)
  • Electronic Sensors 1
  • Mini Projects

Course 2: Introduction to Industrial Control Systems
  • Mechanical Drives 2 & 3
  • Fluid Power 2 & 3
  • Electronic Sensors 2
  • Electric Relay Control 2
  • Programmable Controllers 1, 2 & 3
  • CNC Programming 1 & 2
  • Robot Programming 2
  • Ethernet Network Communications 1
  • Mechatronic Systems 1
  • Mini Projects (Skill Boss)

Course 3: Introduction to Mechatronics
  • Safety
  • Quality Practices & Measurement
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Production Maintenance Awareness
  • Skill Boss

Course 4: Introduction to the Industrial Internet of Things
  • Internet of Things Applications
  • Variable Frequency Drives 1
  • Programmable Controllers 4
  • Mechatronic Systems 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Barcode Product Identification
  • Programmable Controllers 5
  • Programmable Controller Troubleshooting
  • RFID Product Identification
  • Smart Sensors
  • Ethernet Network Communications 2
  • Data Analytics 1 & 2
  • Skill Boss/Mechatronics/Fanuc System Projects

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