Welding and Trades Webinars - Archived

From the best ways to utilize technology in a welding lab to curricula discussions and career exploration, our RealCareer® webinars address a variety of topics related to our RealCareer® Welding Solutions products and curricula. View archived webinars below.

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How to Implement Virtual Reality in the Welding Classroom
Hear the firsthand account of how one welding instructor implemented virtual reality in his welding classroom and doubled enrollment. Get ideas for setting up your own program and explore Realityworks’ welding solutions.

Webinar (24:14 min)

Create and Implement an Engaging Welding Program
Looking to start a welding program at your school? Wondering how to implement new tools into your welding classroom? Watch this 30-minute webinar to learn how to engage today’s students with 21st Century welding training technology. Presented by Realityworks' RealCareer Product Manager Jamey McIntosh.

Webinar (29:01 min)

Tips for Engaging Today's CTE Students in Skills Training
Experiential learning tools for career and technical education are advancing, as are today's CTE students and their learning styles. Watch this webinar to learn best practices and key tools that CTE teachers can use to engage today's students in skills training and career exploration opportunities. An overview of Realityworks' learning aids for agriculture education and welding are also provided.

Webinar (29:01 min)

guideWELD® VR welding simulator: Getting Started 1-Hour Training
Need help getting started with your welding simulator? Have questions on the software and assessment portions? Need some best practices to maximize your program? During this 1-hour training, Realityworks' Product Support Team walks you through your guideWELD VR parts, pieces, curriculum and software so you have the knowledge you need for a successful program.

Webinar (59:01 min)

How to Use Virtual Reality in the Welding Classroom: Trends and Tips

In this 20-minute presentation, RealCareer Product Manager Jamey McIntosh and Realityworks Welding Trainer Chris Potapenko discuss the ways they've seen welding instructors and trainers implement virtual reality welding simulators in technical education and training programs across the country. A review of Realityworks' welding training tools is also provided.

Webinar (25:12 min)

Introducing the RealCareer™ Electrical Wiring Kit
Could you benefit from a safer, more effective way to teach basic light and outlet socket wiring? Could a training tool and wiring exercises help you to be more efficient in identifying wiring errors and providing instruction to your students? Watch this 30-minute webinar in which we review our newest experiential learning tool for Career and Technical Education: the RealCareer Electrical Wiring Kit. You'll learn what the kit includes and how you can use it to give your students safe, hands-on lessons on wiring common electrical circuits.

Webinar (25:12 min)

Getting Started with RealCareer™ Welding Solutions: A Guide for Program Implementation
Wondering how to implement new tools into your welding classroom? Curious how other users are making new technology effective for students? Watch this 30-minute webinar to learn how to use 21st Century tools to create an engaging environment that helps students understand welding career paths and develop welding skills.

Webinar (14:19 min)

Maximize the effectiveness of your guideWELD® VR welding simulator!

During this free, 30-minute webinar, you will learn tactics to increase the effectiveness of your guideWELD® VR welding simulator. Hear from Chris Potapenko, a Realityworks Tech Support Team member, on creative ways to utilize the simulator and engage your students. Also explore the included curriculum and free career exploration curriculum we offer.

Webinar (25:50 min)

Virtual Welding Education Best Practices

Virtual welding education can be a key component in the welding classroom for engaging participants, enhancing fundamental welding techniques and exploring potential career opportunities. During this 30-minute webinar we will discuss four strategic concepts to make virtual welding impactful to your classroom and help in accomplishing your welding education goals.

Webinar (26:33 min)

Simulate, Automate, Evaluate: Creating Hands-On Training with RealCareer® Welding Solutions
Watch this 30-minute webinar to review Realityworks' full range of welding solutions, including our virtual reality welding simulator, guideWELD® VR; our live welding guidance system, guideWELD® LIVE; our RealCareer™ Bend Tester; and RealCareer™ Weld Defects Kit. Realityworks RealCareer Product Manager will explore each solution individually and discuss how these hands-on training tools can help prepare today's students for success in welding and welding-related careers.

Webinar (20:58 min)

The Value of Evaluation in Welding: Introducing the RealCareer™ Bend Tester
Understanding bend testing – one of the tests often required to qualify welders – will also help welding students and instructors learn the proper way to execute, read and inspect a bend test that aligns with welding qualification standards. In this 30-minute webinar, RealCareer Product Manager Jamey McIntosh demonstrates the new RealCareer Bend Tester, an 8-ton hydraulic, manual-guided bend test fixture for destructive weld testing, and reviews what welding instructors and students can learn from this hands-on teaching tool and accompanying curriculum. Watch to learn more about our newest welding education and training tool and how it could impact your welding program.

Webinar (20:58 min)

Using Virtual Reality in the Welding Classroom
Engage students and give them proper techniques for success in a welding career. During this 30-minute webinar, Realityworks Technology Support Specialist Chris Potapenko provides a live demonstration of Realitworks' guideWELD® VR welding simulator and a presentation of the guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system, both of which we designed to help welding instructors and trainers further engage program participants in welding skill development and career exploration while training more them more efficiently. Additional career exploration resources and curriculum details are also shared.

Webinar (31:34 min)

The 4 M’s of Welding
In this 30-minute webinar, Realityworks’ Product Manager and former educator, Jamey McIntosh walks viewers through the 4 M’s of welding education: Method, Machine, Muscle Memory and Material. Designed for welding educators and instructors, this session provides a focused methodology into the top aspects of welding instruction for 21st Century students. A demonstration of the guideWELD® VR welding simulator is also provided.

Webinar (28:42 min)

Incorporating Weld Defects into your Welding Program
Welding students are encouraged to have a basic understanding of how weld defects can weaken the weld, create poor structural quality, contribute to a poor appearance and even cause failure. For a career in welding, it is critical to understand defects and the corrections needed to avoid these damages. During this free, 30-minute webinar, you’ll learn tactics on teaching about Weld Defects along with getting a view at the new Weld Defects Kit now available through Realityworks, Inc.

Webinar (26:38 min)

Designing a Program with RealCareer® Welding Solutions
From product selection to curriculum review, RealCareer® Product Manager Jamey McIntosh will spend this free, 30-minute webinar reviewing how you can use our RealCareer Welding Solutions product line to create a 21st Century Welding Lab that engages program participants in welding careers while enabling them to develop valuable welding skills.

Webinar (26:41 min)

Enhance Your Welding Instruction with 21st Century Training Methodology

Learn how our 21st Century training methods can help you create better welders more efficiently. In this 30-minute webinar, RealCareer Product Manager Jamey McIntosh presents instructional techniques to improve student training and proficiency while engaging them to enter welding careers. He also explores the comprehensive curricula that accompanies our RealCareer® Welding Solutions, reviews sample lessons and discusses how to implement this curricula and technology into a welding program.

Webinar (34:56 min)

21st Century Welding Training with guideWELD™ LIVE
Realityworks’ welding solutions help students master correct welding techniques and positioning quicker while giving instructors tools for improved classroom management. During this 30-minute webinar, Realityworks RealCareer Product Manager Jamey McIntosh reviews Realityworks' NEW guideWELD™ LIVE real welding guidance system, which provides real-time feedback in a heads-up display during actual welding. He also offers a first-hand look into how this solution can benefit welding programs.

Webinar (19:50)

Virtual Reality Instruction in the Welding Classroom
In this free, 30-minute webinar, Realityworks RealCareer Product Manager Jamey McIntosh explores how virtual reality welding simulators can benefit your program by engaging students and elevating their learning experience, and reviews our guideWELD™ VR welding simulator.

Webinar (24:28 min)

Jump Into the New Semester with your guideWELD™ VR System!

This free webinar is designed for new users of the guideWELD VR™ welding simulator. During the 30-minute session, Realityworks RealCareer Product Manager Jamey McIntosh will familiarize you with the system’s hardware components, take you through the teacher management system, review the assessment features and review the combined curriculum.

Webinar (32:05 min)

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