February 2020

Industry4.0 Skills Success via In4Wood

2020-04-27T16:51:57+01:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Global Skills Ledger was a key player in developing Industry4.0 skills curriculum for the Wood and Furniture Sectors across Europe. Our experts provided world-class Quality Assurance and Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) throughout this three year European project. The 4th industrial revolution presents huge challenges for industry, for current workers and new entrants. Across Europe, the furniture and wood sector identified that a shortage of professionals with sufficient Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills is having a profound negative effect on the sectors' capability to adopt emerging technologies such as those within Industry4.0. In particular, all levels of [...]

January 2017

Furniture Skills Fit for Industry4.0

2017-03-07T09:48:51+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Global Skills Ledger is working with UK awarding organisation, Occupational Awards Limited (OAL) to support the development of Furniture skills to enable businesses right across Europe to fully participate in the implementation of Industry4.0.  The EU Erasmus funded project IN4WOOD will involve the close collaboration of 13 partner organisations from 5 different countries. Industry 4.0 - the fourth industrial revolution is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things and cloud computing. Industry 4.0 creates what has been called a "smart factory". Within the modular structured smart factories, cyber-physical systems monitor physical processes, create a virtual copy of the [...]

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