Online training registrations expected to reach 1 million per year by 2025: report
Observing a strong 17-fold growth in enrollments over the past six years, from 2015 to 2021, the platform predicts that there will be 1 million students registering for online training in a year by now. 2025. Interestingly, student participation in online training has increased by 142% in the past year alone, indicating how quality education and up-to-date teaching pedagogy are preferred by learners and professionals alike. activity to hone their skills across India.
According to the report, the increase in employment prospects in the field of technology and online marketing has led to the popularization of trainings such as programming with Python with 26% enrollment, and digital marketing and development. Web with 23% registrations in each. Other top five skills that students learned in 2020-2021 included AutoCAD and Machine Learning with 14% enrollment in each.
To focus on learning, avoid distractions, have access to additional information while simultaneously learning, and ensure timely completion and submission of homework, 57% of learners chose to study on a desktop computer or a laptop while 43% study on their mobile devices. The report also suggests that 38% of learners signed up for online training to get an internship or job opportunity and 37% of learners wanted to acquire a new skill. Obtaining a certificate, building their own project, and meeting college requirements are other major reasons why most learners have chosen online training.
Women’s participation in online courses was also predominant with 44% enrollment in popular courses.
The report also highlights that the highest number of registrations was recorded in the city’s Level 3 online learner training with a participation of 41%. This provides insight into how learners in small towns challenge geographic boundaries, stay productive, and make the best use of the resources at their disposal. 37% of level 1 learners while only 23% of learners in level 2 cities chose online training to improve their skills. April to June is the most popular time for learners to spend their time learning new skills through online training.
“New age employment opportunities require young learners to hone and continue to update their skills for career progression. Young graduates and professionals prefer online training because it is affordable, short-lived, self-paced, practice-based and ensures knowledge building anytime, anywhere, ”said Sarvesh Agrawal, Founder and CEO of Internshala Trainings.