PLANNING to double the number of their centres in Pune by the end of this year,
Aptech Ltd, the global education, and training company with presence in over 40 countries are looking to expand their franchisee base in the city.
With an aim to achieve better career growth, the city with a large population of working professionals and students is exhibiting high affinity towards the acquisition of new skills as well as upskilling. Pune, the heart of some of India’s best institutes and is known as the education hub of Maharashtra. Lately, the city has also welcomed several leading IT and technology-based company leading to a surge in the population of working professionals.
As a result, the students and working professionals are looking at upskilling and re-skilling to complement the formal education degrees. The need for vocational training is steadily increasing as professionals realize there is a constant need to stay relevant to the ever-changing industry standards and requirements.
“Aptech Ltd is present to empower the youth to be job-ready. The demand for skilled resources and employability needs to be bridged in line to stay relevant in today’s time. With our shift in strategy of focusing on ‘employment-driven enrollment’, we have been registering a great placement record in Pune. With over 15 centers in Pune supporting over 2000 students, we plan to strengthen our presence with new centers catering to the skill needs of multiple industries. We will continue to play a constructive role in creating a skill and employment driven economy,” said Pravir Arora, group chief marketing officer, Aptech Ltd.
Aptech, which started as a computer education company, has over a period of time, strengthened its presence in key skill-driven verticals such as animation, VFX, English language training, aviation, retail, hospitality, travel and tourism, banking and finance, and is a leading player in the Online Test and Assessment space.