August Tech Bytes


What Will PLC Technology Look like in the Years to Come?

Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have been around for 50 years and have maintained their dominance in the world of industrial automation. Despite their age, PLCs are continuing to evolve with technology and are expecting to remain the industry standard for years to come. Here are some of the ways PLCs are changing and adapting to the times.  Read More

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How the Automation Boom Is Impacting These Top Industries

With advancements in automation technology, you may wonder if we’re headed for a jobless future. Many futurists and economists are considering this as a possibility. However, as seen in the Industrial Revolution, technological progress was benefiting all sections of society, including the working class. Automation may replace human jobs, but they also create new ones. Read More


U.S. Associates Degree vs Canadian Diploma

What’s the difference between an U.S. Associate’s Degree and a Canadian Diploma?

At GBC Tech Training, we’re often asked the question: how does a two-year U.S. Associate’s Degree compare to a two-year Diploma from a Canadian College? It’s an important question, particularly for our U.S. based students who may be interested in our programs and aren’t quite sure how they measure up. Read More.

3 Challenges Adult Learners Face and How Online Technical Training Can Help

You’re thinking about upgrading your technical skills, but still have reservations about going back to school as an adult learner. It’s completely normal to have these feelings. Read More


How to Determine Which PLC Program is Right for You

You’ve taken a big step and made the decision to register in a PLC Training Program. Deciding to go back to school to upgrade your skills wasn't easy, but you’re confident this is the right way to go. You’ve seen our two online Certificate PLC Training Programs and you’re asking yourself “which one is best for me?”  Read More


Name: Sadeq Qanbari

Automation Technician Graduate

Sadeq Qanbari works as a robot machine operator at Multimatic Dynamic Suspension (MDS) in Markham Ontario. ‘The company manufactures a variety of vehicle parts for Ford and GM using different types of robotic equipment/systems. Since I started working here I felt the need to learn more about these systems. By taking the Automation Technician program I had the opportunity to learn both the practical and theoretical sides of robotics.  Your program helped me reach my goal. Thank you very much, I am really appreciative.”

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