Mumbai, January 26, 2023: Simplilearn, the world’s #1 online bootcamp for digital skills training, today announced the successful enrolment of more than 5 million learners across the platform.
This learner base was triggered by the growth witnessed by the India business in the past year. Additionally, the company’s free upskilling platform SkillUp added 1,20,000 learners on an average per month which further contributed to this achievement.
In July 2021, the company witnessed a round of investment from Blackstone, during that time the learner count was over 2 million; that soon touched the 3 million mark in September 2021. This number has grown many fold over the last 15 months, adding over 2 million learners, to cross the 5 million count today.
Programmes in the fields of Data and AI, as well as Technology, witnessed the highest growth in 2022. This included learner programs in Software Development, Data Science and Business Analytics, DevOps, AI & ML, and Cyber Security. Other popular programs include those in Business and Leadership, and Project Management.
Simplilearn’s learning programs are delivered via a high-engagement bootcamp-style learning delivery model. Several programs are developed in association with industry partners like Microsoft, AWS, IBM, and Facebook. The company also offers Post Graduate Programs in collaboration with leading institutions of higher education like IIT Roorkee, IIIT-B, Purdue University, Caltech Centre for Technology and Management Education, and UMass Amherst in skills including data science, artificial intelligence, DevOps, full stack development, project management, and digital marketing.
Simplilearn offers SkillUp, a free skills development platform to help individuals get started and chart their path to success in today's competitive work environment. The SkillUp app has grown by 300 percent in terms of monthly retained users compared to 2021. Through this, learners across the globe have free access to over 1,000 hours of learning and tech-skilling programs covering over 300 in-demand skills.
While the majority of the learner base consists of individual B2C learners, the company offers outcome-driven corporate training and upskilling programs for organizations globally. Simplilearn offers aspirants both short term and Master’s programs in digital skills and new-age technologies. Simplilearn conducts more than 3,000 live classes, with an average of 70,000 learners who together spend more than 500,000 hours each month on the platform. Programmes offered by Simplilearn gives learners the opportunity to upskill and get certified in popular domains.