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SIMULATION TRAINING


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PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING


Simulator training has also been shown to be an excellent tool for developing problem solving and decision making skills, particularly when it comes to unusual or emergency situations when the pressure to perform is high.


The ability of a trainer to set specific, complex problems is of real benefit to many industries. Being able to pause and even re-wind scenarios, look in depth at someone’s responses and provide detailed feedback can’t be achieved in real world emergency situations, but simulator training makes this possible.


WHAT ELSE COULD SIMULATOR TRAINING OFFER YOUR BUSINESS? Whilst a more competent workforce is an advantage to any business, there are other wider business benefits of this type of training.


Simulator-based training removes the risk of causing harm to yourself or others, or damage to property or equipment. This is important for sectors where mistakes can be extremely costly, in more ways than one.


Many companies have to use their operational equipment and machinery for training, which leads to decreased productivity and increased fuel costs. Using simulator training means that day-to-day operations can carry on unaffected, fuel and running costs are reduced as is your


A SIMULATOR CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE UK


Based in Immingham, on the south bank of the Humber estuary, Modal training will be the UK’s first simulator centre of excellence, supporting the region’s growing energy, ports and logistics sectors.


Along with a full suite of Kongsberg marine simulators, the centre will also boast an impressive range of crane and driving simulators as well as rail safety, warehousing and engineering teaching facilities and the UK’s only Freight Forwarding Academy.


COMMUNICATION AND TEAM WORK The final area in which simulator training has proved a real benefit to performance is in the development of the communication and interpersonal skills required for complex team tasks. This is of particular interest to businesses which operate cross sector teams, where traditional training opportunities can be very limited.


company’s carbon footprint. Training isn’t hampered by weather conditions and can take place at a time and date to best suit your staffing arrangements.


Simulator training is also ideal for assessing existing competencies and can therefore be a useful tool when it comes to recruitment pre-screening.


For industries that are having to draw their workforce from outside their own sector simulator training also gives potential candidates a chance to experience aspects of the job they may not have been exposed to before.


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