The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is taking advantage of opportunities to use virtual reality (VR) and other forms of online learning in its training programs. This will keep trainees safer and will help them learn outside the classroom as well.
Training has always been a priority for the IBEW, but as different forms of computerized learning mature, it’s important to take advantage of the opportunities they offer. This not only helps apprentices learn in safety, but also brings a new flexibility to learning in remote areas.
In fact, many IBEW Locals in Ontario and across Canada are no stranger to virtual reality training and other types of computer-assisted learning…
,,,Winnipeg’s IBEW Local 2085 Develops New VR Safety Program
In November 2017, IBEW Local 2085 announced a new virtual reality (VR) safety training tool called “Identification and Analysis of Safety Hazards On The Virtual Construction Worksite”.