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Developed by Totem Learning for Realityworks

Teach Hard Skills with Game Play!

Realityworks’ RealCareer® Welding Solutions feature several powerful and cost-effective welding education tools to help secondary, post-secondary and corrections educators train welders more efficiently and engage students in welding career exploration:  the guideWELD® VR welding simulator, a virtual reality welding simulator for use in a classroom or mobile learning environment was developed by Totem Learning.

Also available from RealityWorks are the guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system, the only in-helmet display on the market that provides instant feedback on core welding techniques during live arc welding in a welding lab; the RealCareer™ Weld Defects Kit, a hands-on instructional aid to teach weld defects and discontinuities; and the RealCareer™ Bend Tester, a hands-on welding education tool to teach users one of the tests required to qualify welders.

GUIDEWELDVR_LOGO GuideWeldVR, welding training, hard skills training, hard skills development through game play, innovative training solution.

GuideWELD VR Combines the use of bespoke motion-detection hardware and welding-simulation software. GuideWeld VR teaches the learner proper welding technique and refines basic welding skills.

Safe and cost effective, GuideWeld VR is the best option for teaching welding to groups. There are no costly consumables, such as gas and metal. GMAW/Mig Welding, and now even SMAW/Stick welding, can be taught in a risk-free environment! Empowering instructors to focus on individuals using live-welding equipment, safe in the knowledge the rest of the group are continuing their learning with virtual reality. 

GuideWELD VR enables lecturers to design custom assignments. This feature allows for over 10 million different instances of user-generated content. Perfect specific welding skills or train for even the most unlikely of welding scenarios, there isn’t any welding situation GuideWELD VR can’t train for!

GUIDEWELD VR making a career in welding accessible to all!


 uideweld, developed by Totem Learning to train students in welding. Guideweld teaches SMAW and GMAW welding in the classroom with no risk to students safety.

Benefits of using GuideWeld in your classroom include:


  • Safe

  • Cost Effective

  • Train Groups

  • Train Individually

  • Train in Mig Welding (GMAW)

  • Train in Stick Welding (SMAW)

GuideWELD VR is the first of it's kind

This welding simulator teaches hard skills using a combination of virtual reality software (PC and Mac compatible) and hardware. Learners use the device to develop muscle memory, angle accuracy and confidence. The constant in-game feedback guides learners to develop a better, more accurate technique.

GuideWeld VR can be easily translated into any language making it a useful learning tool worldwide.

UNIQUE FEEDBACK GuideWeld VR feeds back to the learner in real time through gameplay, helping them refine their technique. At the end of each assignment learners are shown statistics on their weld performance, which allows them to assess what they have done well and where they can improve. Instructors can access individuals weld performances, review video replays to better advise leaners with personalised feedback to correctly strengthen techniques and learning.

This in-depth feedback makes GuideWeld VR the best training tool for anyone wanting to learn a hard skills.

NO LIMITATIONS The opportunities to use serious games to teach hard skills are endless. They possess the ability to teach skills that can be too costly or even too dangerous to teach otherwise. No longer are cost or materials and safety concerns a roadblock to getting started . There are no end of applications for Serious Games, for teaching hard skills.


GuideWeld VR leading the way for hard skills training.

If you're interested in using GuideweldVR in your organisation, contact us and we'll put you in touch with your nearest supplier.

We're looking for the next great mixed reality product, so if you're in the business of hard skills training and think a mixed reality solution would work - please get in touch and let's work together!

 GuideWeld teaches hard skills in classroom. It is a safer and cheaper alternative to practicing welding.