NIIT, Global ICT Training Centre Equips Students With Industry 4.0 Technology Skills

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INDUSTRY 4.0 SKILLS: During the Strathmore Career Fair, Saumil Vyas [left], the Center Head of NIIT explains the digital skills required for Industry 4.0 technologies which are offered by NIIT to Strathmore University students Brian Kaganjo [second right] and Kevin Oribo [right].

Aligned to the needs of the future industry skills, NIIT, a global leader in ICT training has introduced cutting-edge programs in industry 4.0 technologies at its Nairobi Campus. The tuition includes Data Analytics, Software Engineering ,MS Office, Internet of Things [IoT], Machine learning, Artificial intelligence [AI], and Digital Marketing.

Industry 4.0 is the vision of transforming industrial production of the future, which makes it possible to automate, gather, analyze and exchange data across machines enabling faster, flexible and more efficient decision making process.

The programs have been introduced by NIIT with profound understanding of the changing job roles which are powering the digital economy. In line with this, students trained in futuristic industry 4.0 technologies and armed with digital skills can meaningfully contribute to the growth of the country and also carve a successful career for themselves.

The center offers flexible certificates and diploma programs targeting form four leavers, fresh graduates and working professionals wishing on adding digital skills.

According to the 2018 Future of Jobs Report (World Economic Forum), estimates have indicated that 75 million jobs may be displaced by a shift in the division of labor between humans and machines, while 133 million new roles may emerge that are more adapted to the new division of labor between humans, machines and algorithms. This demonstrates a huge requirement of skilled employees for futuristic industry 4.0 job roles.

With a footprint across forty nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions in Information Technology to students who will become involved in a manpower pool for global industry requirements.