NLMK Long Products uses 3D graphics and animation for training
NLMK Long develops a unique multimedia OHS training course, which will enable distance learning for NLMK Group's Long Products Division employees at NLMK Ural, NLMK Metalware and NLMK Ural Service.
The course Fundamentals of safe operation of pressure vessels will include all the relevant information, including regulatory documentation and a description of the smallest parts of the equipment. Training materials are intended for workers of rolling, metalware and EAF steelmaking. The multimedia course development cost 150 thousand rubles.
Olga Golomolzina, Head of Personnel Training and Development Department at NLMK Ural, said:
“This course is a pilot project, where we will use video, 3D-illustration and animation for teaching. The new format of information delivery will allow to depart from the standard form of training such as lectures and customary presentations for the employees; to make the classes more effective, due to realistic 3D images of details, video instructions and animated inserts that will increase the visibility and memorability of information. Upon completion of the course, the employees have to take an online test”.
NLMK Long has been actively using electronic materials in personnel training since 2010. Training courses are held in computer classes of the Personnel Training and Development Department in Revda, Nizhniye Sergi and Beryozovsky. Since the beginning of 2017, 350 employees have already completed training, which is 2.5x more than in the same period last year.