January 2020 Tech Bytes


7 Industries That Will Be Completely Transformed by AR Technology

There are numerous ways AR can enhance the roles of people working in manufacturing including providing real-time information on machinery malfunctions and maintenance issues, safety warnings, and immersive design and assembly training that helps new talent learn in a controlled, secure environment.  Read More

Wearable industrial tech is coming to a production line near you
From VR training to heads-up schematics, industrial wearables may be the wave of the future. Read More


Debunking Remote Learning Myths
Online learning continues to grow and expand with more and more students taking more online courses every year. However, like any good thing, online learning, too, has had its share of naysayers. Learn more about the biggest misconceptions that have plagued online learning. Let's get down to debunking some remote learning myths. Read More


Join our PLC Webinar on Jan. 30th

Are you considering GBC Technical Training’s PLC certificate programs and looking to learn more about what the programs have to offer? Join our experts for a FREE Webinar exploring 20 reasons to choose our PLC programs, including:

  • GBC’s flexible enrollment options
  • What it’s like to be a PLC student
  • How we use simulation software in virtual lab-based learning
  • Program accreditation

Join us on January 30th, 2020 at 1PM EST. 

8 Tips to help you succeed in the GBC Tech Training Certificate Programs

Our programs offer the flexibility to learn at your own pace and time but we know it is still very important to be well organized and self-motivated to succeed. Below, find eight important tips to ensure your success in our programs. Learn More


Online TutorDwayne Nehls, Senior Technical and Tutorial Support Consultant, has assisted with curriculum development and worked as a tutor for the online technical certificate programs for over 14 years. He is also responsible for the online tutorial forums and develops web based resources to assist students with difficult areas of the course material.

Dwayne has diplomas in Electronics and Industrial Control Systems Technology from Seneca College and attended the Electrical Engineering program at the University of Toronto.

He has worked in the field of Electronics and Industrial Controls for approximately 20 years and specializes in Spice Model development as well the use of simulation tools. Dwayne enjoys helping people, particularly when it comes to explaining technology related topics. He is just one of the many staff here to support our students and  looks forward to lending a hand by email or in the Resource Center.

Check out some of the tutorial videos, developed by Dwayne, on YouTube.