The INDUCE 4.0 consortium represents a Business-VET-research partnership on the ground, aimed at

  • creating a flexible work-based training approach, which will enable manufacturing SMEs to prepare their current and future employees (vocational students/apprentices) for the changes arising from the 4th Industrial revolution;
  • enabling VET providers/ trainers/ consultants to adequately respond to needs of the business by carrying out joint business-VET initiatives with focus on Industry 4.0 subject.
Each of the project Intellectual Outputs strives to contribute towards achieving this goal.

O1 is aimed at mapping the most important knowledge and skills gaps in the field of Industry 4.0 and hardships manufacturing SMEs encounter in organisation of WBL initiatives.

O2 will provide the technical knowledge in the field of Industry 4.0 and the knowledge basis for building a work-based training.

O3 is aimed at equipping SMEs and VET stakeholders with a mentoring plan and apprenticeship programme tailored to the INDUCE 4.0 training course.