Pilots, astronauts and military personnel have been using simulation to improve their training capacity, reduce costs and improve outcomes for decades. These simulators were often as expensive as the real world equipment and were housed in “simulation centres”. Virtual reality (VR) can now bring this simulation capability to a much wider set of people providing faster, more effective and more efficient training.
There are many benefits of virtual reality (VR) training, it allows you to provide effective training, remotely and at scale. Elearning might be OK to replace a lecture or classroom based training, but it won’t prepare your staff to face dangerous real-world scenarios such as those in aviation, defence, manufacturing, energy and utilities. VR training can also be standardised & scalable and integrated with your company’s learning management system (LMS)
VR training is also a far more engaging way to train your employees with a recent PwC report showing that people learning in VR completed training 4 times faster than classroom training as well as a 40% improvement in confidence compared to classroom based learners.
VR allows your employees to train remotely without the need to travel to training centres. Using VR training in large organisations can reduce the number of flight travels by 25 million globally and over carbon footprint by 2.5 Mega tonnes(Mt) per year.