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The Industry 4.0 Skillnet

The Industry 4.0 Skillnet provides subsidised training programmes to keep businesses in the manufacturing, construction, and quarrying industries competitive. This training focusses primarily on the automation of processes through Industry 4.0 technologies such as robotics, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence. Our goal is to inspire businesses to integrate new technology into their overall strategy to keep Irish businesses competitive in an ever evolving global market. 

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The Industry 4.0 Skillnet is proud to be a registered training provider with  Engineers Ireland offering CPD approved courses

Upcoming Trainings

Augmented and Virtual Reality for Industry

Date: 23rd June 2022

Industrial Electrical Systems: Level 1

Date: 29/30th June

Categories of Training

Construction industry


Browse our training programmes curated for Construction companies seeking to audit or adopt industry 4.0 technologies.

Manufacturing with Industry 4.0


Browse our training programmes curated for manufacturing companies seeking to audit or adopt industry 4.0 technologies.



Browse our training programmes curated for Quarrying companies seeking to audit or adopt industry 4.0 technologies.

FutureCast is the Promoting Company for Industry 4.0 Skillnet.

Future Cast is an Innovation, Education and R&D Centre for the Quarry, Construction and Manufacturing industries, working with Industry 4.0 Skillnet based in the W8 Centre. We focus on robotics, cobotics, artificial intelligence, cognitive systems, software development, virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D industry printing, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Workplace of the Future. 

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The Industry 4.0 Blog

Stay tuned to the Industry 4.0 Blog to learn about Industry 4.0 and their applications in real world situations. Our team of industry experts and featured contributers are all experts in their respective fields and want to share their insights. 

The Industry 4.0 blog is a joint project between the Industry 4.0 Skillnet and our promoting agency, Future Cast.

RSS Industry 4.0 Blog

  • WHAT IS BIM?  2022-06-16
    What is BIM?  These days, across the world, a growing number of architects, engineers and contractors are using BIM.  BIM which means Building Information Modelling, is an intelligent model-based process that connects Architectural, Engineering and Construction (AEC) professionals so they can design more efficiently, build, and operate buildings and infrastructure through BIM.  BIM is a […]
  • Concrete 3D Printing 2022-05-05
    Concrete 3D printing offers an eco-friendly solution to create beautifully resilient structures 4-times faster and at a fraction of the cost. Today, 3D printing is one of the faster growing construction technologies. This opens up new and exciting opportunities for those determined to shape a better tomorrow. What is Concrete 3D printing? Concrete 3D printing […]
  • How does 3D Concrete Printing Work? 2022-02-07
    Trends in 3D Printing 3D Printing as a means of construction began in the late 1990s with the very first attempts to extrude concrete from a computer-controlled robot. Since then, the field has exploded and in 2014 the first commercial 3D printed building was unveiled. Today, interest and research in technology have snowballed around the […]

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