Find out how Harness utilises VR as an RTO to empower their students and to create a safer learning environment.
How Harness Energy Implemented VR Into Their RTO Training Framework
Each year, Komatsu host their Apprenticeship Development Learning Pathway, offering a formal qualification to young learners and an avenue into the industry. Already being previously partnered with Next World as part of their larger safety program, Komatsu asked Next World to demonstrate the effectiveness of Virtual Reality training to the 2022 apprentice cohort.
Komatsu apprentices during a VR training session
The results show an overwhelming positive response and a significant opportunity to increase learning engagement. Next World’s VR solution also provided Komatsu trainers a potential of up to a 55.13% time efficiency saving per class.
Komatsu apprentices satisfied with VR training
We asked the apprentices to share their thoughts on opinions after completing their VR training session
VR offers a better learning experience than e-Learning?
100 % agree
Learning content delivered in VR sessions is easier to recall?
100 % agree
How relevant was the VR learning content to your development?
How Komatsu Implemented VR Training
Leveraging the strengths of a large organisation, Komatsu has taken a diverse and effective approach to the rollout of their VR training. They have employed a range of methods throughout their two Australian training locations, from group training sessions to one-on-one learning. Komatsu has also reported great utilisation of Next World’s multi-viewer hardware.
How it’s been used
Komatsu’s Custom Builds
On top of access to Next World’s course library, Komatsu have expanded their library to include x4 custom built VR course; x1 successfully delivered, x1 in development phase , and x2 additional courses in the pipeline. These custom builds have allowed Komatsu to create extremely specific learning outcomes for their workforce.
Where VR has taken Komatsu
Since taking VR training to scale across Australia, Komatsu has seen a number of positive influences within the training program. Data from Next World’s VR LMS shows a clear result in the below areas: