Working in Industry 4.0

EAT10008 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Workplace


  • One semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 62 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2024 teaching periods


HB8  HE Block 8

Higher Ed. Semester 1

28 Aug 23 - 11 Dec 23

22 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
4 Sep 23

22 Sep 23

Last withdraw without fail:
20 Oct 23

26 Feb 24 - 26 May 24

2 Jul 24

Last self enrolment:
10 Mar 24

31 Mar 24

Last withdraw without fail:
12 Apr 24

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to provide an overview and benefits of Industry 4.0. The students will gain an understanding of the concepts of Industry 4.0 and have the ability to apply I4.0 principles in the industry. This unit will cover product lifecycle management, Industry 4.0 framework, new business models and digitalisation and enable students to promote innovation in the modern economy.

Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Research and analyse Industry 4.0 principles in a national and global context.
ULO2Identify and apply the key concepts for the optimisation of information flows from ideation to disposal using Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).
ULO3Evaluate the enabling technologies of Industry 4.0.
ULO4Demonstrate an understanding of the standardisation framework for Industry 4.0
ULO5Develop and manage strategies to implement, collaborate, plan, and roadmap different approaches using Industry 4.0 business models.