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training types
Student Tips
Jul 09, 2021
Looking for new training opportunities but you aren’t sure which type of education would suit your needs best? Confused about the different types of education that are being offered and not sure what their differences are?
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Industry News
Jul 05, 2021
Robots have been growing in use in the industrial world since the early 1970s. They’re continuing to be deployed and utilized within the industrial sector, but also increasingly in other sectors as 2021 continues.
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Student Tips
Jul 05, 2021
As technology continues to improve and individuals continue seeking flexible learning opportunities outside the traditional classroom, elearning simulation has become an increasingly popular choice for academic and professional training.
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Industry News
Jun 23, 2021
1. Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0
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Industry News
Jun 17, 2021
In recent years, we’ve grown accustomed to the integration of smart technologies into our everyday lives.
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Industry News
Jun 04, 2021
Keeping up with the technology changes in the manufacturing/industrial industry is important to stay relevant in your job/career.
self-driving AGV with forklift
Industry News
May 28, 2021
​Autonomous vehicles, once relegated to works of science fiction and, more recently, among the technologies that “weren’t quite there yet”, are a
solar panel manufacturing
Industry News
May 20, 2021
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, is constantly and rapidly evolving. New technological advancements in industrial smart factories seem to be happening all the time.
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Career Tips
May 13, 2021
You have finally made the decision to go back to school and further your education.  Your reasons are clear, including learning new skills, transitioning into a new career, or taking your career to the next level.
Robot arm holding chip
Industry News
May 11, 2021
To the general public, the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) is an aspect of science that lives on the periphery of our understanding.
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Student Tips
Mar 25, 2021
STU-VIEW, George Brown College’s on-line Student Information System, is a web-based portal to the College’s database.
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Student Tips
Mar 23, 2021
At GBCTechTraining, we’re often asked the question: how does a two-year associate degree completed in the United States compare to a two-year diploma program earned from a Canadian college?
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Student Tips
Mar 15, 2021
Second Career Can Help You Retrain and Re-enter the Job Market  
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Student Tips
Feb 25, 2021
Your home should be a stress-free environment. But living through a pandemic and the rules associated with it, can be more challenging especially since work and school are now more closely integrated in your home.
Made in Canada stamp
Industry News
Feb 23, 2021
It is no secret that Canada’s economy is deeply rooted in the services and natural resources sectors. Nor is it a secret that until recently manufacturing has slowly ebbed away from domestic shores following the promise of cheaper labour abroad.
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Student Tips
Feb 11, 2021
Did you know that typically only about 40% of students actually complete their college certificate or degree, (after a period of 6 years)?[1] That’s a stat that most schools aren’t too comfortable talking about but the reality is that g
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Student Tips
Feb 03, 2021
System Requirements for GBC Technical Training Certificate Programs  
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Career Tips
Feb 02, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating new challenges for the manufacturing industry. Research by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), estimates
Stu-View login
Student Tips
Jan 19, 2021
With tax season quickly approaching, it’s time to start
levels of automation
Industry News
Jan 07, 2021
As automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics improve, it may be increasingly tempting to employ automatic means to accomplish industry goals. The degree to which a task is automated is referred to as levels of automation (LOA).
Men in Factory
Career Tips
Dec 17, 2020
If you’re considering a career in automation, you must already know that you’ll be working on a wide range of control systems, from simple fuses and motors to sophisticated electronic computer interface boards, programmable logic controllers (PLCs