7th February 2018
EAL, the UK’s leading specialist awarding organisation for engineering skills, has launched the UK’s first Level 3 vocational qualifications in robotics and automation to help businesses meet the demands of Industry 4.0. The certificate will allow engineers to install and repair robotic machinery themselves and not rely on robotic manufacturers.
The new EAL Level 3 Certificate in Robotics and Automation (qualification code: 603/2296/2), has been developed in partnership with Jaguar Land Rover, 30 of its supply chain employers and Birmingham Metropolitan College. The qualification includes the installation and maintenance of robotics, programmable logic controllers, process optimisation and innovation in automation It is part of the Skillman project, funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ programme aiming to increase advanced manufacturing and future skills.