Get the key automation and control systems skills to get onboard the Industry 4.0 revolution.
No prior knowledge of Robotics & Automation required to get started.
February 14, 2023
(1 evening p/wk)
3 hours per week
Industry Focused Diploma Programmes Taught Online Live
Gain an Industry Focused Professional Diploma in Robotics & Automation delivered online-live by subject matter experts without leaving your home.
Access this industry focused course to gain skills to compete and advance in the modern workplace.
Classes are recorded providing you with the flexibility to learn and revise at your own pace and intensity.
On successful graduation you will get a diploma certificate issued on a secure portal that you can share with employers and colleagues on LinkedIn.
What will I learn?
Industry 4.0 has significantly changed the world of work. It is improving automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies and transforming production lines, supply chains and product portfolios. With the integration of industry 4.0, machines are becoming smarter and much more capable.
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is one of the fastest growing technologies for improving real-time business operations and processes. RPA enables the automation of business processes using software robots.
The Professional Diploma in Robotics & Automation will provide learners with a thorough understanding of:
During your first class, you will explore the course content and format, including what you can expect from the programme and how it is assessed. You will be given an overview of Industry 4.0.
An Introduction to the RPA platform.
Learn variables, data types and control flow.
Learn how to manipulate data.
An introduction to excel and data tables.
Understand UI interactions
Learn about selectors.
Understand debugging, error and exception handling issues.
An introduction to PDF and email automation.
Learn the fundamentals of business process automation.
Know project organization.
During your final class, the subject matter expert will summarise the key topics covered during the programme. The Assessment will be outlined in detail with plenty of opportunity to ask any clarifying questions.
Suriya Madhan completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Robotics and Automation from PSG College of Technology, India. In addition, he completed his Master of Science in Robotics Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), USA. He was a Teaching Assistant for 'Embedded Computing in Engineering Design' course for under-graduate students at WPI. He was a Research Assisant at Smart Microsystems Lab, Michigan State University working on Underwater Robotics. His areas of interest include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Process Automation. He is currently studying for an MSc in Business Analytics at UCD Michael Smurfit Gaduate Business School.
Why should I enrol?
Industry 4.0 has the power to drive quantifiable change in the manufacturing industry. In a world of changing markets, shorter product cycles, higher product complexity and global supply chains, companies are seeking to become more flexible and responsive to manufacturing trends.
From medical devices to food and automotive industries, numerous manufacturing sectors heavily rely on robotics and industrial automation for the fabrication, assembly and inspection of products. The immediate bottom-line production benefits are evident: fewer machine failures, less scrap and downtime issues, faster implementation and improved outcomes.
The Professional Diploma in Robotics & Automation will provide a range of technical knowledge and skills to underpin the advanced industrial automation currently in use in manufacturing companies.
What jobs will this programme prepare me for?
Industry 4.0 – the smart factory, autonomous systems, IoT & machine learning are transforming manufacturing efficiencies in similar ways to that of the prior industrial revolutions. Robotics & Automation are becoming ubiquitous in many diverse sectors such as the Medical Device, Packaging, Aerospace, Food and Automotive industries. As manufacturing industry transitions to Industry 4.0 there is increased need for automation and controls systems skills. These skills are essential not only to facilitate day-to-day operations in the emerging modern manufacturing environment but also to facilitate employee contribution to lean manufacturing and their preparedness for the ongoing introduction of new technologies in the workplace.
Enjoy a personalised and supported virtual classroom learning experience
Validated educational pedagogy with an industry-led syllabus
Real-time industry respected content delivered live by experts
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Verified & Shareable Digital Cert featuring the knowledge and skills you gain
Industry standard software ensuring your learning incorporates the newest features
Finance options available
Access to our careers portal to hone your job search skills
No prior experience/knowledge required.
All courses require proficiency in English, requirement of IELTS 6 or its equivalent.