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Wind Turbines
Industry News
George Brown College has launched its Wind Turbine Technician Certificate program to address the growing global need for workers skilled in servicing, diagnosing, repair
Open House recap
Student Tips
We would like to thank everyone again who joined our Spring 2024 Virtual Open House. 
Open House Recap
Student Tips
On January 31st, we held an Open House session to answer your questions about our online Technical Certificate programs in electronics, electromechanics, automation, EVs, PLCs and robotics.
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Student Tips
With tax season quickly approaching, it’s time to start preparing and gathering all relevant receipts and paperwork to file your taxes! Students can access and download their T2202 form from their online student account, which will account for all programs paid for during the 2023 calendar year.
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Student Tips
How to Access your eCertificate when you Graduate your Program
school records
Student Tips
An official transcript is a record of the grades you’ve earned while attending college.
Technician working on electronics components
Career Tips
If you come across the term, “engineering technician”, you may inadvertently make the incorrect assumption that it is just another term to describe an engineer.
2023 Holiday Hours
Student Tips
With the holiday season quickly approaching, we wanted to update you on how the holiday break will impact our GBCTechTraining technical, tutorial, and administrative support. 
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Student Tips
Better Jobs Ontario (formerly Second Career) Can Help You Retrain and Re-enter the Job Market  
Technician checking the welding on the production line
Industry News
Unless you’ve lived under a rock, you’re likely aware that many industries, especially manufacturing, increasingly rely on automation technologies.
Online exam
Student Tips
We understand that exams can be stressful for our students, so today, we're here to delve into everything related to exams and provide valuable insights.
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Student Tips
Congratulations on enrolling in one of our online training programs! As you begin your training, staying organized and motivated to succeed is essential.
Reasons to Join GBC Tech Training Student & Alumni Facebook Group
Student Tips
Our Facebook Group gives you the opportunity to get linked to a larger student community who share the same interests as you, a chance to network with past alumni of your program of choice and to discover new job opportunities, based on your interests.
Auto Mechanics at shop
Career Tips
The spectrum of job opportunities opening up in the Electric Vehicle Industry is very broad.
gbctechtraining holiday hours 2022
Student Tips
With the holiday season quickly approaching, we wanted to update you on how the holiday break will impact our GBCTechTraining technical, tutorial, and administrative support. 
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Technical Tips
In a world reliant on lightning-fast access to information, electronic controls, mobile devices, and more, it is perhaps more important than ever that manufacturers ensure that the circuits that drive their products are built efficiently and adher
Electric vehicle Webinar Video
Student Tips
Whether you’re an Automotive Technician, Electrician or just interested in the rapidly expanding Electric Vehicle (EV) sector you’ll want to check out our recent Webinar.
student studying at home
Student Tips
There are many great reasons why you should consider studying in the comfort of your own home rather than on campus. The obvious benefits – and perhaps those that come to mind the quickest – are likely to be the saving of time and money.
technician working at desktop
Career Tips
Learning to program the most powerful PLCs is an incredibly interesting and profitable skill to have, but it does come with challenges. The platforms can be complex and expensive, and the training software can be difficult to find.
Workforce Development
Career Tips
Since COVID, online learning has emerged as a solution for practically all forms of training, including workforce development. Many community colleges are already supporting employers in strengthening their workforce by connecting with employers/organizations and offering a wide variety of work-related programs. Future jobs will need more qualifications than in the past, particularly in the areas of technology and manufacturing. This means employees must be adaptable and willing to meet these demands.
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Career Tips
COVID has dramatically changed how and where we network professionally. In the past, we had many more face-to-face networking interactions through meetings, conferences, lunches etc.