Level Three: Industry 4.0

Achieving career expertise
At FI4.0CP level 3, certified students will become skilled designers and engineers of complex I4.0 Systems. Their responsibilities will include applying systems engineering practices, such as engineering, process management, and quality assurance management, in a project with the goal to implement, maintain, or improve I4.0 systems.

 Advanced Product ID


Advanced PLC

Smart Maintenance

Advanced Robotics



Student will perform the following roles/task

  • Ability to plan working sequences using the RFID technology and logical connected sequences.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge about production planning and control, and the functions and responsibilities of ERP & MES.
  • Ability to operate the MES4 of CP Lab/CP Factory.
  • Understand the connection of Industry 4.0 and Lean Management.
  • Ability to create new products and working plans for the CP Lab/CP Factory using the MES4.
  • Analyze production processes using value stream mapping.
  • Utilize analysis tools of the MES4 and interpret gained data.
  • Define network topologies and use code methods.
  • Define MAC and IP addresses and manage Ethernet-IP communication.
  • Determine data security risks and apply safety measures.
  • Ability to analyze PLC systems and to structure them.
  • Plan and develop modular program structures.
  • Develop simple, library oriented modules for TIA portal.
  • Develop maintenance strategies based on Key Performance Indicator calculations.
  • Perform target-oriented elimination of machine faults and identify root causes.Define service and inspection periods for a high machine availability with condition monitoring.

Job Opportunities

  • Industry 4.0 Operator/ Technician
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Robotics Specialist
  • PLC/Controls Specialist