North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

AutoLive provides realistic, interactive and engaging experiences of a production line.

Individual learners will be able to develop familiarity with the production environment and key work tasks, practice dexterity control and safe working practices and as a result reduce errors. Groups of learners will be able to work together to develop co-operative working practices, communication, situation awareness and to experience the pace and urgency associated with working on a modern production line. The system uses Unreal Engine 4 to create immersive 3D Virtual Reality and 2D games-based training.

Autolive will provide real time reporting and feedback, allowing teachers and learners to analyse choices and measure progress against assessment requirements. Representatives from automotive sector organisations are supplying apprentices and trainees who will participate in the project trials to assess its effectiveness.

North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College and Coventry University Enterprises have combined their vocational training and technology advancement expertise to take their prototype to the next level. The tool will support the delivery of the L2 Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprenticeship Standard and will support modules for core automotive manufacturing techniques, including assembly, sequencing and procedures with lean manufacturing principles, workplace organisation, health & safety, quality assurance, continuous improvement, problem solving and communication.