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EIT Manufacturing & Skills.move

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Skills.move is EIT Manufacturing’s guided learning platform. Skills.move aims to support Europe’s manufacturing industry to up-skill and re-skill its current and future workforce by providing individuals easy access to a personalized learning experience. The curriculum has been co-created with EIT Manufacturing’s partner community in line with pre-identified industry needs.

EIT Manufacturing was established in 2019 with a vision that global manufacturing will continue to be led by Europe, and contributing to make Europe and its manufacturing sector more competitive and sustainable. By bringing together Europe’s manufacturing actors, EIT Manufacturing brings together a growing network of top-tier industrial partners, leading academic and research institutions from across the region and innovative startups, scaleups and SMEs. A key way of transforming knowledge into value is by overcoming the fragmented nature of many innovation networks. In order to ensure that innovations reach the market, industry has the right talent and entrepreneurs can thrive; EIT Manufacturing connects and integrates the areas of education, innovation and business creation.

Skills.move is EIT Manufacturing’s guided learning platform, and is the main project of the education division of the organisation. Skills.move aims to support Europe’s manufacturing industry to upskill and reskill its current and future workforce by providing individuals easy access to a personalised learning experience. The curriculum has been co-created with EIT Manufacturing’s partner community in line with pre-identified industry needs. Currently, the platform covers topics, such as additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, automated guided vehicle, big data, binder jetting, cloud computing, cobots, cybersecurity, data, data analytics, digital transformation, digital twins, direct energy deposition, disposal, and 25 other topics.

Ultimately, the platform could be considered a high-value adding tool for reskilling and upskilling industrial workers, students and professionals with various backgrounds, by also taking into account the needs of industrial companies.

Benefits

The availability of such digital learning resources undoubtedly brings many benefits for the industry and the people, and some of them are:

  • Skills for the future. The skills people need to perform and grow in their career, and stay on top of new technologies and trends could be acquired by taking courses in the platform.
  • Recognized certificates. After the completion of a course, a certificate is issued, which is recognized by prestigious industry partners.
  • Hands-on experience. The platform offers theoretical study that is complemented with practical learning experiences, co-created with industry and academia. Learning Factories and real working environments through Teaching Factory training projects. Access to different types of didactic resources, like e-learning units, practical task lessons, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), along with learning assessments to achieve and verify your desired competencies.
  • A tailored learning journey, which combines the right learning units and learning paths, to meet learners’ individual needs.

Link to the platform:   https://www.skillsmove.eu/

This good practice and more than 60 other good practices can be found in the Industry 4.0 database with the link:

Link to the database: https://industryfourzero-skills.eu/database/

All good practices are described in the Catalogue “Industry 4.0 Skills and Competencies”.

Link to the catalogue:  https://industryfourzero-skills.eu/best-practices-catalog/.

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