How digitalisation can bridge the skills shortage crisis

Digital Work Instructions are the key to solving the current critical skills gap faced by the manufacturing sector.

The Manufacturing industry is currently facing a pressing challenge - a skills shortage further compounded by imminent retirements. The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) projects that nearly 20% of the current manufacturing and engineering workforce in the UK will retire by 2026. While, Make UK reports that over a third (36%) of manufacturing vacancies are challenging to fill. These statistics highlight the urgent need for innovative solutions within the industry.

We believe the digitalisation is the key to solving this challenge. With Digital Work Instruction (DWI) platforms such as WorkfloPlus, offering a transformative pathway to bridge the skills gap and help to retain and transfer knowledge within manufacturing.

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