LIT Industry Skills Academy

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LIT Industry Skills Academy

Initiative Description

Short-track certified courses in Key skills for industry 4.0. Delivered by experienced practitioners through blended, online and lab-based elements. Modules are ECTS credit bearing and contribute towards a Degree in Smart Factory Technology.


Training Objectives

Up skilling of employees in Manufacturing facilities on Industry 4.0., advanced skills development in PLCs, automation, vision systems, CPS & computer networks. Approaches to data acquisition, data analytics, visualization, machine learning.

Training Contents

CPS, PLCs, SCADA, HMIs, Robotics, Vision Systems, Bardcode systems, Data Analytics, Dashboards, Computer Networking, Database applications, Digital Twin, PLM, CAD.

Digital Innovation Hubs



  • IoT
  • CPS
  • Data analytics


  • Lecture
  • Workshop
  • Presentation
  • Practical exercices
  • Practical session in lab


  • Face to face
  • Blended
  • Online

Technology Absortion Cycle

  • Awareness
  • Configuration
  • Implementation
  • Operation

Target Group

  • Plant Manager
  • Engineers
  • Operators

Instruction Level

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Highly Specialized


  • Automotive
  • Others: Manufacturing, Precision Engineering, Medical Devices

Education Level

  • Ocupational Studies
  • Bachelor


  • More than 20


  • BEinCPPS

Countries where training is provided

  • Ireland

Cities where training is provided

  • Limerick

Languages this training can be provided

  • English