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PAC in manufacturing environment
Technical Tips
Jul 07, 2020
In some ways, the phrase, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is an adage that can be applied to the manufacturing sector, particularly when it comes to the use of programmable logic controllers (or PLCs). Since the 1960’s, PLCs have been used to automate manufacturing processes – and while the PLCs of today dwarf the capabilities from those in operation sixty years ago, many believe that as far as process management is concerned, there is no better solution than a program logic controller.
Install Simulation Software Process
Student Tips
Jun 08, 2020
Congratulations in taking that first big step to upgrade your skills by registering into a GBCTechTraining online technical training Certificate program.
Resource Center - Take an exam
Student Tips
Jun 08, 2020
We know getting ready for your online exams can be stressful and even confusing, particularly if you don’t know where to start or where to write your exam. But don’t worry, It’s pretty simple. Here’s a step by step guide to help you access and complete your exam.
Technician Troubleshooting
Career Tips
May 26, 2020
​If you are considering a career in electronics, you may be aware that it is a broad technical field with numerous applications.  Ranging from analog to digital electronics, audio electronics, and even into sectors such as telecommuni
Access E-certificate setting up an account
Student Tips
May 26, 2020
Covid19 has brought with it a number of changes, with social distancing and work-from-home measures becoming common. At GBCTechTraining, these changes mean that while our online programs are still available, George Brown College has closed its physical buildings to staff and students and we are working remotely.
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Student Tips
May 08, 2020
George Brown College Technical Training is proud to present an updated version of the Robotics Technician online certificate program. The program provides a basic introduction to the theory and practice of using industrial robots in manufacturing. This new edition of the program has been enriched with an additional learning module on Autonomous Robots and an upgraded version of the simulation software, RoboLogix.
3D printer
Industry News
Mar 31, 2020
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
CasaLoma Campus
Student Tips
Mar 31, 2020
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.
People in meeting around a table
Career Tips
Mar 16, 2020
Students often think that once they gain technical knowledge, they are ready to go and get that career they've always wanted.
Hardware requirements
Student Tips
Feb 03, 2020
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.
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Industry News
Aug 27, 2019
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.
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Career Tips
Aug 06, 2019
Distance learning and online programs have created more resources than ever before to assist in a career change.
Man cutting tree
Industry News
Jun 07, 2019
The PLCs market was valued at $396 US Million in 2017 and is expected to reach approximately $
Resume next to laptop computer
Student Tips
Jun 04, 2019
Securing an interview is the first step to getting the job you want. To get that interview, you need to master the skill of crafting a strong resume. Today's job market is highly competitive.
welding robot in automotive plant
Career Tips
May 22, 2019
Manufacturing is vital to the modern economy, yet millennials rank the sector as one of their least preferred career paths (5th out of 7 in a study by the Nati
CEU guide
Student Tips
May 14, 2019
A commonly asked question we get at GBCTechTraining is how many Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are granted upon completion of one of the technical training certificate programs.
Geet, Senior Support Consultant
Student Tips
May 02, 2019
Geet Amin is the Senior Technical and Tutorial Consultant at GBCTechTraining, and has been here since 2010, making him very knowledgeable about the online Technical Training Certificate programs offered here at George Brown Colle
Certificate
Student Tips
Apr 29, 2019
Over the years, we’ve had many questions about the certificate that graduates receive upon completion of a George Brown College online Technical Training Certificate program.