Virtual Reality welders were utilized as part of the Virtual Reality and Co-operative Trades - The Next Generation program at RDC. By training virtually students were able to gain experience and instructors noticed a marked improvement in skills.
What inspired you to make this project?:
RDC is currently partnering with Montana First Nation to deliver the innovative Virtual Reality and Co-operative Trades – the Next Generation program. The program, which is possible thanks to a partnership between RDC, Montana First Nation and WorleyParsonsCord along with funding from the Government of Canada’s Flexibility and Innovation in Apprenticeship Technical Training program, offers Aboriginal learners the opportunity to develop the practical skills,
knowledge and experience needed for rewarding welding careers.