Industry 4.0 Academy

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Connecting transitioning military service members to training and well-paying, l​eading-edge career opportunities in robotics and automation.


Military Members

Discover opportunities to participate in cutting-edge training and development and connect with employers who seek people with high-quality skills.

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Gain early access to the extensive experience, skills and unmatched work ethos service members bring to the Industry 4.0 workforce.

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About the Industry 4.0 Academy

The Industry 4.0 Academy program is an initiative to assist transitioning military service members into cutting-edge robotics and manufacturing jobs. Starting with the existing skills service members gained while in service, we provide supplemental training as necessary to meet industry requirements. We then connect pre-trained service members with our industry partners who are hiring. We are a national consortium of partners and experts in Industry 4.0, including the DoD SkillBridge program. Our pilot program in Dallas, Texas, includes an educational partnership with Dallas College. This pilot program is funded with a grant from the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute.

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About SkillBridge

The U.S. Department of Defense SkillBridge program is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, apprenticeships, or internships during the last 180 days of service. SkillBridge connects service members with industry partners in real-world job experiences.

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Industry 4.0 Occupations

Build, install, test or maintain robotic equipment or related automated production systems. Make repairs to robots or peripheral equipment, such as replacement of defective circuit boards, sensors, controllers, encoders or servomotors.

Set up, operate and maintain laboratory and medical instruments and equipment, monitor equipment and software operations and assist in diagnostic and configuration of equipment..

Provide technical assistance to users and operators of robotic automation technologies and equipment. Answer questions or resolve technical problems for clients and users in person, via telephone or electronically.

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