What types of training videos are there?

31st March 2022

What types of training videos are there?

Although we may believe that all training videos are the same, there is a wide range of types of training videos based on their demands.

Aside from the topic of your video, your budget, long-term ambitions, and even your degree of dedication will all play a role.

After having explained in a previous blog what are the tips and steps to follow when creating training videos, we shall now explain which types of training videos there are, and their qualities.

How-to

This has traditionally been the most often used sort of training video. This is since they assist the user in comprehending both broad notions such as preparing garlic bread and technical topics such as learning about programming.

The beautiful thing about these movies is their enormous versatility and the fact that they make the difficult simple by allowing you to accomplish it with or without a narrator, depending on your video’s demands.

Screencast

However, we may also rely on this kind of video. During this period of pandemic and remote work, people have been frequently using it. It essentially entails capturing your computer screen and accompanying it with narration.

In this manner, even if you have a limited budget, you can teach your employees whatever they need to know. For example, learning how to utilize a software application, a sophisticated tool, or the internet.

Animation

In reality, animation simplifies everything. You don’t have to rely on actors or be concerned about filming issues or delays… It is often easier to animate things than it is to make humans act in many scenarios.

They are also far more visually appealing, allowing people to grasp the message more rapidly.

Although animation videos are more expensive than live-action videos, they might be worthwhile. And we at Impress can assist you in bringing your ideas to reality.

Interactive video

Although it is not much used for training videos yet, it is gaining popularity in other fields, and you can do these videos on different platforms, being Mindstamp one of them.

It is about abandoning the basic narrative and allowing you to choose the tale of the movie.

That is why we would provide the worker with dynamism and independence in how he or she learns.

Roleplay

Last but not least, we have role-playing videos. Different from the other types of training videos, this style entails using actors to portray copies of potential difficulties in the workplace, as well as the best remedy to that situation.

People can acquire and remember far more knowledge when it is presented in a useful and fascinating setting.

 

Hopefully, you’ve learned about many of the types of training videos available. So that the next time you go out to execute one, you know which one is most interesting to you and which one is closer to your needs.

Thank you for making it this far, 

Marta.

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