Industry Specialist AHK i4.0

Course Date:
8 Sep to 19 Nov 2021 (Run 2)

Registration Period:
1 Aug to 1 Sep 2021

10 days

9:00am to 6:00pm

Mode of Training:
Blended (F2F & Online Synchronous)

Bosch Rexroth Regional Training Centre

Course Introduction

The German federal standardised training programme is a certificate course offered and licensed by the public network of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce. It provides specialists with the necessary skills to support devising, selecting and implementing methods and technologies for Industry 4.0 in workplace environments. Depending on their initial qualification and experience, these specialists will be able to carry out and coordinate projects independently.

Course Objective

The course focuses on: 

• understanding the fundamentals of Industry 4.0 
• realising new opportunities for new business models by implementing Industry 4.0 
• understanding of the system topology and the entire process chain 
• specific Industry 4.0 applications and practical implementation examples from different production areas, ranging from manual workplaces to fully automated production and being able to transfer these examples into own production 
• data security in the implementation of Industry 4.0 
• insight into future working methods in the digital world

Course Outline

Module 1 - 8 Sep 2021 (F2F)
Understanding Industry 4.0
- Basics of Industry 4.0
- Prerequisites for Industry 4.0
- Typical fields of application
- Industry 4.0 as an industrial revolution
- Trends in Industry 4.0

Module 2 - 9 Sep 2021 (F2F), 20 & *21 Sep 2021 (*0.5 day) (Online)
Networked business models in production and logistics
- Higher technologies
- Techn. Parameters for identification of components
- Business models
- Data transmission
- Supply chains and supply chain management
- Logistics and supply chains in a digital world
- Specific applications (use cases)
- Networking in the digital supply chain

Module 3 - 10, 13, 14 & *15 Sep 2021 (*0.5 day) (F2F)
Technologies for implementing Industry 4.0 – Cyber physicalsystems
- Cyber-physical systems
- Sensor, actuator and processor technology
- Data analysis and Data sources
- Software applications
- Man-machine interface

Module 4 - 22, 23 & 24 Sep 2021 (F2F)
Designing work and organisation organisational 
considerations in the age of digital change
- Humans-Technology-Organisation
- Digitalisation and the change of work
- Traditional versus agile working methods

Self-Learning Phase
Prepare your homework, about 10-15 hours

Module 5 - 17, 18 & 19 Nov 2021 (F2F)
Final assignment, presentation and oral examination

Topics to be covered

• Understanding Industry
• Networked business models in production and logistics
• Technologies for implementing Industry 4.0 – Cyber physical systems
• Understanding Industry 4.0 (HR)
• Final assignment, presentation and oral examination

Suitable for


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

a. Applicants should possess a degree in any discipline; or
b. Diploma / Higher Nitec / Nitec with a minimum 3 years of related working experience.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• A certificate jointly issued by AHK Singapore with Bosch Rexroth Regional Training Centre and Singapore Polytechnic. 


Applicants/EligibilityTotal fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$605.00
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$1,605.00
Singapore Permanent Residents$1,605.00
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents2$605.00
Full Course Fee$5,350.00
Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP's list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.
2Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here

Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques

With effect 1 Aug 2021, cheque payment is not available.

Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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