Simulators

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The Rewards Of Seat Time Without Stepping Onto The Jobsite.

Meet the safest and most efficient way to train your operators.

The smartest way to train.

John Deere's simulators provide the ultimate training experience by allowing your operators to learn and familiarize themselves with your machines in a low-risk environment. It's cost-effective and offers different screen configurations, motion platforms and swappable control sets for maximized training flexibility.

Explore the Features

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Immersive Displays

See out of the cab the way you would in the actual machine. Select from single-display or three-display options for maximum engagement.

Operator Touch Screen

The touch screen interface allows you to simply log in and switch between exercises with the touch of a finger. It also acts as the interface, simulating gauges, monitors, switches and more.

True-to-Life Controls

One powerful simulator allows you to train many machines with swappable controls, true to the machine's actual controls. Within minutes, you can convert your simulator to a new machine for maximized flexibility.

Enhanced Durability

The rugged high-quality steel frame is built to withstand the demands of a busy classroom or mobile trailer.

The Real Feel

Get fully immersed with the motion platform to feel the motion and vibration experienced while traveling, digging and lifting.

Compact Design

With a compact, streamlined design, the simulator is rugged, tamper-proof and extremely easy for any user to plug and play.

Why train on simulators?

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Learn Safely

Practice challenging real-world operations, in complete safety.

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Gain Measurability

Enhance jobsite productivity and efficiency by utilizing the simulator’s log and record of key metrics.

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Train Anytime

Simulators allow you to train 24/7 without tying up a machine that could be delivering valuable production.

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Reduce Wear

When you’re still learning, you can be hard on equipment. Get your operator up to speed and running smoothly before operating the real machine.

Flexibility Meets Performance

Realistic, rugged and ready to train on five different machines with one powerful simulator.

Learn countless skills with a safe, life-like experience for five different machines. From learning basic controls to advanced excavating, grading, and loading techniques, the hands-on training experience is unlike anything else. Complete with John Deere controls and pedals as well as a three-screen option capable of rotating to replicate multiple machine sightlines, it’s truly the smartest way to train.

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Backhoe Simulator

Simulate picking up and handling loads, loading trucks, unloading a flatbed truck using construction forks, stringing pipe and craning, backhoe digging and trenching, coupling attachments, and other training scenarios.

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Crawler Dozer Simulator

Simulate setting correct blade angles, maintaining material in front of the blade, excavating a drainage inlet, excavating a transversal ditch, trailer loading and unloading and other training scenarios.

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Excavator Simulator

Simulate swing control, boom control, stick control, loading and unloading from a trailer, picking up and handling loads, pipeline placement in a trench, traveling and positioning, bench loading into a haul truck, trenching for foundation work, and other training scenarios.

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Wheel Loader Simulator

Simulate bucket positioning, earthmoving and transport, stockpile management, excavation, truck loading, using the quick-coupler, safe load handling, and other training scenarios.

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Motor Grader Simulator

Simulate windrow creation, loading and unloading from a trailer, grading safely and efficiently and other training scenarios.

Explore Simulators for Other Types of Equipment

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Agriculture Equipment Simulator

Get the most out of your agricultural equipment by training operators in a risk-free environment, and learning setup and adjustment at your convenience and not when you’re at the edge of the field.

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Forestry Harvester & Forwarder Simulator

Take advantage of state-of-the-art simulation technology to train your operators safely and effectively with our forestry harvester and forwarder simulator.

Tools & Support

Get the resources to help take operator training to the next level.

John Deere University

Designed to complement our simulator program and equip operators with essential safety, maintenance, and operation knowledge, these self-guided courses are beneficial for novice to experienced operators. Dive into machine-specific information on daily service checks, start-up and operation, controls, safe operating techniques, and more.

Safety & Training Videos

Take your operator training to the next level with our tailored safety and training videos. These easy-to-follow video resources cover everything from safety and maintenance to operation tips.