Engineering is one field of study that is vast in nature, prevalent across every sector and never runs out of vogue. The industrial revolution has introduced several new technologies that engineers need to include to be relevant for the future. Keeping pace with the technological advancements, the industry is also going to embrace forward-thinking engineers. It has become imperative for every aspiring engineer to upskill themselves and to be able to redesign their processes and operations with the new industrial revolution.
It has become essential that consolidation and strengthening of existing programmes take place along with re-looking the engineering programmes by introducing advanced courses which are relevant with the new age demands. All this can only be achieved by pursuing the new-era courses that the platforms and universities are offering.
Here are some of the edtech platforms that are helping engineers become job-ready and have been gaining immense popularity among all sections of students across the globe.
Imarticus Learning is India’s leading professional education firm that offers training in Financial Services and Analytics. Founded in 2012, Imarticus aims to improve the quality of human skill capital to meet the skill set requirements of the country. Imarticus Learning is famed for its industry-first approach to bridging the gap between employment and academia. Working in alliance with world-renowned organizations and industry experts, the institute offers its learners professional certifications and job placement opportunities that sculpt the workforce of the future.
The platform is also providing courses in Software Engineering for Cloud, Blockchain, and IoT in association with IITs post the recent acquisition of Eckovation
With carefully curated subjects to provide learners with in-depth exposure to the latest technologies involved in software development, the courses feature industry-oriented learning with experts from IITs and globally distinguished organizations Moreover, learners will also receive placement assistance and professional networking opportunities along with live classes with the course faculty.
It is one of the largest IP-driven incubation labs aimed at nurturing engineering talent and ideas emerging in the technology space. To help fresh engineering graduates become job ready, BridgeLabz Solutions has launched BridgeLabz Tech Employability Quotient (BTEQ) with an aim to solve this employability issue. It is a score that determines the likelihood of getting a development job and lets the talent assess their true potential to get a chance to gain a 100% job guarantee and employability with BridgeLabz. The BTEQ test is conducted on a daily basis and the results are announced every week.
Chennai-based Skill Lync is among education startups that are focussed on getting people jobs. Specifically, this startup offers courses for engineers to help them gain the skills needed to get mechanical engineering jobs.
The company is confident enough to offer programs such as its Hybrid Electric Vehicle programme that offer a full refund if those who complete the course don’t get a job. The company works on a flat fee approach with an option to pay in installments and eventually aims to be an online engineering college that appeals to both engineering students and those looking to switch careers.
Carrom School is a flexible career accelerator with mentorship and tutoring for software engineers in India to restart their career as a remote developer. They have a carefully designed flexible course that helps the learners improve their web development skills, communication, and collaboration, and helps in finding a remote job in a company with a great culture, good compensation, and benefits.
With a vision to bring equal opportunity to the talents who are spread across the world, Carrom School plans to expand into other developing countries as well. The entire course takes place remotely and the users need to pay only if you get a job offer within 6 months of completing the course with a compensation of more than 12LP.
Started in early 2015 by Ronnie Screwvala, Mayank Kumar, Phalgun Kompalli, and Ravijot Chugh, upGrad offers online programmes for working professionals and claims to have over over 30,000 paid learners and impacted more than half-a-million individuals globally. It provides online programmes in the areas of data science, technology, management, and law to college students, working professionals, and enterprises.