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Tuition Reimbursement 101: The Basics and How to Use It to Fund your Training

Personally funding your technical training can be a real challenge and sometimes it is simply not within a person`s financial reach. If you are fortunate and work for a progressive company, there might be another option available to you that you are not aware of.

It is called Tuition Assistance or Tuition Reimbursement.

To obtain your George Brown College Technician Certificates you must successfully pass all the modules in your program. This means that you must achieve a grade of at least 60% on each module’s exam.

So what happens if you fail a module exam?

Well, first at all, don’t get upset or too worried about it. You will have a chance to retake the exam without financial penalty.

 

Once again one more year is behind us and it’s almost time to file your 2016 income tax return. 

Our staff would like to wish you a happy, healthy and safe holiday.  

Because George Brown College is physically closed the last week of December, we want to make sure our students are aware of our office hours, how this effects registering into new modules, the availability of student support and taking final exams over this period.

Top 4 Strategies to Prepare for Your Online Exams

Writing exams can be challenging and stressful, particularly if it’s been a while since you`ve been in school. But they don’t have to be if you prepare well. Here are four tips that can help your get organized for your next online exam.

 

Many of our students register into our programs using our flexible pay-as-you learn option. This registration option includes registration into the first module of a program, access to technical and tutorial support for that first module, and the complete program`s curriculum and supporting simulation software on disk or USB.

The opportunities afforded by the continuous advancements of technology is nothing short of remarkable. Unfortunately, in many industries, the inclusion of technology in areas it is not traditionally used is more often than not seen as an encroachment on employment rather than a boon.

Driverless trains, computer algorithms and laser detectors have been hailed as the future of transportation.  Automation is moving into a whole new generation, with cars, ocean tankers and trains becoming increasingly automated.  Transportation automation has many benefits, including saving costs associated with labor and increasing safety by removing human generated error.  It is also worth noting that “any new metro train/subway systems constructed and implemented today integrates at least some level of automation, with many modern transportation hubs incorporating new fully driverless te

Electric cars are officially about to break into the mainstream.  “In 2015, 462,000 people around the world bought electric cars, according to the report — up 59% from the year before.” (techinsider.io)  This year Tesla unveiled its highly anticipated Model 3, which 325,000 pre-orders were placed.  Chevy is releasing the “Bolt” which will be available by the end of this year.  The Bolt will cost $30,000 and will travel an estimated 200 miles per battery charge.  Until recently most electri

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