Introduction to Industry 4.0 and its Core Element

Industry 4.0 describes a fundamental change in the world of production. Modern information and communication technologies are merging with classic industrial processes to form the so-called cyber-physical systems. Driven by the Internet, the real and virtual world are increasingly growing closer together.

This course will introduce the key concepts of Industry 4.0 and the driving technologies for the convergence of digital and physical worlds.

Course Objective

Learn the key concepts of industry 4.0 and the driving technologies & its core elements.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the key concepts of Industry 4.0
2. List the core elements of i4.0
3. Apply i4.0 concepts to a manufacturing environment

Who should attend

Managerial and/or technical specialist position

Industry Sector:

Manufacturing, Electronics, Precision Engineering

Entry Requirement

Basic industrial automation knowledge

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Course Outline

Learn the key concepts of industry 4.0 and the driving technologies & its core elements.

  • Development of the industrial revolution
  • Overview of the core elements
    • Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
    • Product identification with radio frequency identification RFID system
    • Vertical and horizontal integration
    • Machine to machine communication
    • Fundamental of industrial network technology
    • Worker assistance with augmented reality
  • Social-technological developments and the consequences
  • Competence development for Industry 4.0
  • Change Management for Industry 4.0

Concepts will be demonstrated on Modular Production Systems equipped with a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and Radio Frequency Identification Tags (RFID).


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Enquiries & Application

Submit on-line application via:

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
Temasek Polytechnic
East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81
21 Tampines Avenue 1
Singapore 529757

Opening Hours
8.30 am to 7.00 pm (Mon to Fri)
Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

Contact Details
6788 1212

Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.