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In our recent webinar our program experts covered 20 reasons to choose our PLC program. It included essential information about our PLC programs such as;

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

 If you didn't have a chance to attend or would like to get a full recap, we've made the entire webinar accessible for you to view by watching it directly in the video below, at your convenience.

 

Undoubtedly, the rise of new technologies, namely within the virtual reality (VT), augmented reality (AR) and augmented intelligence (AI) realms have changed the way consumers and businesses perceive the world around them, the world in which they work, and the products they consume and manufacture.

The COVID-19 pandemic and our government’s public health and societal response to it are having a dramatic effect on all of our lives, and the way we interact with each other as individuals, businesses and public institutions. George Brown College and our distance learning department have been challenged to adapt and adjust the delivery of our programs.

Students often think that once they gain technical knowledge, they are ready to go and get that career they've always wanted. They often overlook the soft skills, thinking that they're something that we're all naturally good at (or not). 

If you’re considering taking one of our online technical training certificate programs, maybe you’ve been wondering what kind of a computer you need to install our program curriculum and simulation software.

Luckily, the system requirements are modest, so most computers will meet them.

The three system requirements are:

Congratulations! You have enrolled in one of our online training programs and are about to start the training. 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. 

Kitting services can provide a number of benefits to manufacturing companies that are looking to streamline their warehousing processes and transition into lean manufacturing.

Updated Oct. 4, 2019

Before you head off to your interview, it's important for you to do your homework. I know, you wouldn’t have applied for the job if you didn’t think you are qualified for it but knowing you are prepared for the first or second meeting with your potential employerwill create confidence and improve your odds of getting the job.

Robots contribute to our world on both a large and small scale. The manufacturing industry is shaped by robotics technology and other industries are not far behind from the influence of robotics and AI. New innovations in robotics create opportunities to improve jobs and tasks for humans. With that, industries outside of manufacturing are transforming from these innovations as they put robots to work in unlikely places.

Distance learning and online programs have created more resources than ever before to assist in a career change. With access to these resources, there are many opportunities to grow your technical skills. Changing career paths is a very common choice for people who want to take their career to a new level or in this case, transition into a new industry.

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