On-Demand Course

Introduction to Virtual Reality Course

The best place to start your journey into VR. In this course, we break down the jargon and dispel the myths around this technology by introducing you to tools and resources that can accelerate your career.

Daniel Colaianni

AIXR Trainer


This course has been built for newcomers to the Virtual Reality Industry, who are looking to learn everything they need to get a headstart in the virtual world. We cover everything from the history of the technology, through to how you can get started with your own experiences almost immediately.

  • Understand the current state of the VR industry, and how we got here.
  • Learn more about the ways VR is being used across industry sectors
  • Gain insight into the tools and software that can be used to create VR environments


We aim to provide you with a clear understanding of the impact that virtual reality can and does have on different industries, while building an understanding of how to directly start applying it to your day to day work.

M1 - What is Virtual Reality

Learn the fundamentals of virtual reality technology, including its history and how it works. Gain an understanding of the differences between VR, AR, and MR, and explore the potential applications of VR technology.

📚 In this module:

  • What does VR mean?
  • VR vs AR vs MR
  • Why use Virtual Reality?
  • Terms You Should Know


M2 - Who's using Virtual Reality?

Discover the industries and sectors that are currently using virtual reality technology, from gaming and entertainment to healthcare and education. Learn about the benefits and challenges of VR adoption in various fields.

📚 In this module:

  • The key players
  • Entertainment
  • Healthcare
  • Education & Training
  • Enterprise Sector


M3 - The VR Market

Get an overview of the virtual reality market, including key players, trends, and projections for future growth. Explore the different types of VR hardware and software available, and learn about the various platforms and ecosystems.

📚 In this module:

  • The Hardware
  • The Software
  • The Platforms & Stores


M4 - Getting started with Virtual Reality

Learn how to set up and use virtual reality hardware and software, including popular VR headsets and controllers. Gain practical tips for optimizing your VR experience, from adjusting settings to troubleshooting common issues.

📚 In this module:

  • Location & Space
  • Getting Around & Movement
  • Prototyping & Creating
  • Development Engines


M5 - The future of Virtual Reality

Explore the cutting-edge advancements and emerging trends in virtual reality technology, including advancements in haptic feedback, eye-tracking, and full-body tracking. Discuss the future of VR and potential areas of growth and innovation.

📚 In this module:

  • Industry Expansion Data
  • The Future State of the Industry
  • Expert Predictions


M6 - Where to go next

Discover resources and communities for further learning and development in virtual reality technology, from online communities and courses to industry events and conferences. Get tips on how to stay up-to-date with the latest VR news and trends.

📚 In this module:

  • Communities & Networks
  • Physical & Online Events
  • Education & Career Paths



AIXR instructors are real-world professionals, with practical day-to-day experience in metaverse industries. The Academy works with instructors and advisor members to verify and further develop content to ensure it’s employer ready.

Daniel Colaianni

Daniel Colaianni

Chief Executive, AIXR

Daniel has extensive experience as an entrepreneur and advisor in the immersive and web3 technology space. As the leader of an executive board composed of major players in the industry such as Meta, Disney, Microsoft, and Google Daniel is well-equipped to provide insights on the history of VR technology and its future applications. 


Certified by leading professionals and organizations in your field, AIXR certificates are recognised by top metaverse employers. Advance your career and remain competitive in the job market by demonstrating your expertise and experience, giving potential employers confidence in your abilities.


Q: Do I have to pay for a course?

This is a free course provided by AIXR. Create an account for free to access a range of courses and community features, or upgrade to a monthly plan for unlimited library access.

Q: How long does it take to complete this on-demand course?

The introduction to VR courses is designed to be completed at a self-guided pace over the course of 1-3 days. Take as long or little as you’d like.

Q: What additional content do I get access to?

You also get access to a wide range of templates, mentors, networking tools and industry events related to the course materials.

Introduction to Virtual Reality Course

The course includes:

 6 Hours of content

 Unlimited Resources

 Entry Level

 Community Forums

 Industry backed ceritifcate