Welcome to Emergency Academy: Revolutionizing Training through Immersive Augmented and Virtual Reality Solutions. Our goal is simple: to empower emergency responders with cutting-edge technology, enhancing their skills, preparedness, and ultimately saving lives.

Ditch costly and risky traditional training methods and embrace our user-friendly platform, which provides a safe and controlled environment for essential skill practice. Through XR training, we offer realistic and interactive experiences that significantly cut costs, reduce environmental impact, and foster a global community of learners and collaborators.

Click here to view the App on the Meta Quest App Lab

Studies comparing VR vs Real-world counterparts:

300% ROI using VR: Get more value from your training investment.

Cuts learning curves in half: Accelerate skill acquisition.

Doubles retention rates: Ensure that knowledge is retained.

Now with ChatGPT backed hands-on instruction!


Installation Guide:

  1. Put on your Quest 2, Quest 3 or Quest Pro headset.
  2. Open the Quest Browser app and go to VR2.Li (our URL shortener for this page VirtuallyThereTraining.com).
  3. Click the Emergency Academy banner image to access our App article.
  4. From this page, click here to view the App on the Meta Quest App Lab.
  5. Install the App – it will appear in your library alongside your other Apps and Games.
  6. You can purchase individual modules from the Menu.  These are one-time costs and get you a lifetime subscription to the module.

Click here to view the App on the Meta Quest App Lab

Safety First:

Safety is our top priority. Traditional training methods have seen over 1 in 10 firefighter fatalities, but our software addresses this concern. Developed by and for Emergency Responders, our user-centric approach ensures that you don’t need to be a gamer or tech expert to master the skills you need. Our simple, intuitive interactions focus on teaching proper steps rather than complex button schemes.

Expanding Offerings:

Our offerings are continually expanding. We begin with our firefighter catalog and extend into paramedicine, disaster response, hazmat, and more.

Join us at Emergency Academy, where innovation meets life-saving training, and let’s build a safer world together!

Click here to Explore the App on the Meta Quest App Lab

General Instructions:

  • Press the menu button on the left controller to access the pause screen – from here you can restart the current level or return to the lobby.
  • To move around the virtual room, physically walk around your real space. You will need to have a real-world room space a minimum size of 10′ x 10′ (3m x 3m).
  • To interact with objects, overlap them with your controllers and press the trigger button. The trigger button is your primary interaction tool – use it to grab and drop objects.

Lobby Instructions:

  • You start in the academy lobby, where you can access a catalog of exercise modules and select a level using your controllers.
  • Your controllers function as a selection tool – point at the screen and press the trigger button to choose. On the left side of the screen is a list of modules. Use the thumbstick or drag the scrollbar to scroll through the list. Once you click your desired module, the right side of the menu will display info and a video for that module.
  • If you’ve already purchased the module, selecting the level will reveal the Open Level button for training. If the module hasn’t been purchased, a purchase button will appear, allowing you to buy it. If the module isn’t available yet, it will be marked as “Coming Soon.”

AR Passthrough Instructions:

The AR Passthrough mode lets you see your surroundings in real-time using your headset’s passthrough capabilities. Fires will appear on tables, beds, and other objects in your room. Proper room configuration is crucial for this feature to work correctly.

For AR passthrough mode:

  1. Access the Meta Quest settings panel.
  2. Select “Experimental.”
  3. Scroll down and tap “Set Up” next to the Room Setup section.
  4. In the Firefighter version of Extinguishers, include tables, beds, or ‘other’ when setting up your RoomSpace. Tables spawn a class A fire, beds spawn a class B fire, and ‘Other’ spawns a Class C fire.

AI Assistant:

Our friendly assistants are ready to answer your questions. Ask them how to use the simulator, set up your room for AR, or any firefighting or safety queries. Simply speak your question aloud, and the assistant will provide a helpful response.

Module Information

Fire Extinguisher (Pub Ed.)

Master the Art of Fire Extinguishing with Our Training Module!

In the face of a fire emergency, do you have the knowledge and confidence to take control? Our Fire Extinguisher Training Module equips you with the essential skills you need.

Learn the PASS method: Pull, Aim, Squeeze, and Sweep, to extinguish fires effectively. This step-by-step guide ensures you’re prepared for any fire scenario. From selecting the right extinguisher to using it with precision, our module covers it all.

With interactive exercises that mimic real-life situations, you’ll be ready to respond confidently. Don’t leave your safety to chance. Enroll now and see if you can PASS the test or if it’s back to the drawing board!

Fire Extinguisher (Firefighter)

Become an Elite Firefighter with Our Advanced Fire Extinguisher Training Module!

In the heat of the moment, firefighters need more than just basic knowledge – they require mastery. Our Fire Extinguisher Module for Firefighters takes your skills to the next level.

Dive into a comprehensive training experience that immerses you in real-life scenarios, preparing you for the most challenging fires. With three classes of extinguishers, you’ll learn to classify and tackle various types of fires with precision.

From advanced techniques to selecting the right extinguisher for the job, our module covers every aspect. Get hands-on with interactive exercises that replicate the toughest firefighting situations, ensuring you’re always ready to respond with confidence.

Don’t compromise on your firefighting skills. Enroll today and prove that you have what it takes to be an elite firefighter!

Vehicle Extrication

Vehicle Extrication Training – Practice Essential Tools

Welcome to the Vehicle Extrication (VX) exercise in our cutting-edge mixed reality firefighter training system. In this module, trainees will gain hands-on experience with a variety of essential tools commonly used during vehicle extrication incidents. While this exercise covers a preset scenario with a predetermined path, real-world situations often demand a dynamic and scene-based approach. This training will provide you with foundational knowledge in tool usage and help you become familiar with a general plan of action.

Tools Included:

  • Duct Tape
  • Window Punch
  • Axe
  • Halligan
  • Air Bag
  • Air Pressure Controller
  • Hydraulic Cutters
  • Hydraulic Spreaders
  • Hydraulic Ram
  • Windshield Handsaw

This comprehensive training module ensures that you develop the skills necessary to respond effectively in extrication incidents. By familiarizing yourself with these essential tools and their applications, you’ll be better prepared to handle real-world emergencies and make a meaningful difference in critical situations.

Take advantage of our mixed reality training system to build confidence and expertise in vehicle extrication, one of the most crucial aspects of a firefighter’s role. Your journey to becoming a proficient first responder starts here.

Passenger Vehicle Fire Module

Passenger Vehicle Fire Control – Mastering the Response

Welcome to our advanced mixed reality firefighter training for Passenger Vehicle Fire Control. This module equips you to take command of the scene, don Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), test the nozzle, and systematically extinguish car fires while minimizing risks.

Key Features:

  • Variety of Vehicles in Different Positions: The training environment presents a wide array of passenger vehicles, each positioned uniquely, to simulate real-world scenarios. You’ll learn to adapt your approach to effectively combat fires in various situations.
  • Real-Time Pass Feedback on Skillsheets: Our system provides instant feedback, allowing you to track your progress and evaluate your performance. Skillsheets help you monitor your development, making it easier to identify areas for improvement.
  • AR Passthrough Mode: For an even more immersive experience, our AR Passthrough mode allows you to use real vehicles or props, overlaying simulated flames to create a lifelike fire control environment. This mode bridges the gap between training and real-world application.(Coming soon)

Exercise Overview:

  1. Scene Control: Assess, establish safe zones, and manage bystanders for a controlled response.
  2. Donning SCBA: Swiftly don SCBA for respiratory protection.
  3. Nozzle Testing: Master nozzle testing for optimal water flow and spray pattern.
  4. Extinguishing Car Fires: Learn step-by-step techniques for extinguishing vehicle fires and minimizing risks.

This module prepares you to respond effectively to various passenger vehicle fire scenarios, ensuring a safe and efficient outcome in any situation. Train in a dynamic, interactive, and realistic environment to become a proficient firefighter and expert first responder. Your journey begins here.

Pump Ops

Mastering Pump Operations – Elevate Your Firefighting Skills

Welcome to our immersive Pump Ops training, designed to empower you with essential skills in fire engine pump operations. This module is your gateway to mastering the fundamental techniques of engaging the pump, charging hoselines, and efficiently managing fire engine functionalities.

Key Features:

Interactive Simulations: Engage in lifelike simulations mimicking real-world scenarios with fire engines. Practice engaging the pump, controlling water flow, and maintaining pressure to enhance your operational readiness.

Hands-On Practice: Through hands-on exercises, familiarize yourself with the standard operating procedures for fire engines. Learn the intricacies of drafting water from various sources and filling reservoirs, crucial skills for effective firefighting.

Real-Time Feedback: Receive immediate feedback during training sessions, enabling you to gauge your progress and fine-tune your pump operation techniques. Our system allows you to track your performance and identify areas for improvement seamlessly.

Exercise Overview:

Engaging the Pump: Master the process of activating and controlling the fire engine’s pump system efficiently.

Hoseline Charging: Learn the precise steps for charging hoselines, ensuring optimal water delivery for firefighting purposes.

Drafting and Filling: Practice the essential procedures for drafting water from alternative sources and filling reservoirs to sustain firefighting efforts.

This introductory module lays the groundwork for your proficiency in fire engine pump operations. Elevate your firefighting expertise by honing these fundamental skills in a dynamic and controlled training environment.

Prepare yourself to become a proficient firefighter capable of managing critical fire engine functionalities. Your journey towards mastering pump operations begins here.