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52844WA Course in Working Effectively in an Automated Workplace

National ID: 52844WA | State ID: BGO43

Begin your career in the exciting world of automation!

This introductory course will prepare students how to use data and work effectively in a workplace using automation.

Automation is just one of the Industry 4.0 trends in accelerating the efficiency of organisations, utilising new and emerging technologies to automate processes. Be ahead of the curve and ensure your path to a job of the future.

This course is ideal for apprentices looking to extend their skills as an add-on to their apprenticeship, or the units can form part of an apprenticeship. For those not already registered as an apprentice, this course is also suitable as it gives newcomers to the industry a chance to explore the world of automation. 

Attendance is at Munster campus, as a four day face to face course, Tuesday to Friday, in Semester 2.

Available dates in Semester 2, 2020 are:

  • June 9 - 12
  • June 23 - 26
  • June 30 - July 3
  • July 21 - 24
  • August 4-7
  • August 18-21
  • September 1-4
  • October 20 - 23
  • November 3-6
  • November 10-13
  • November 17-20
  • November 24-27
  • December 1-4
  • December 8-11


Units included in this course:

AWADAT0001 – Use Data in an Automated Workplace 
The unit investigates the types and sources of data, how data is used and why this understanding of data is vital to working effectively in an automated workplace.

AWAAUT0002 – Work in an Automated Workplace
The unit examines what an automated workplace is, how it has evolved, how it is controlled, where it can be applied, and what processes and procedures ensure it functions safely, efficiently and effectively. It emphasises the roles within an automated workplace, the communications skills needed and the importance of the human-machine-interface. The unit equips workers with the knowledge and skills to work alongside automated equipment.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

Semester 2

Munster - Part Time-Self Paced


Fees and charges


Duration 6 months
When Semester 2
Where Munster
How Part Time
Non concession:
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This course is available to study in Semester 2.

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Page last updated May 29, 2020