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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
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
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
Networking for Technical Professionals Infographic
Career Tips
Dec 11, 2020
Covid-19 has made it difficult for even the most social among us to build connections.  Here are a few tips to help technical professionals build and maintain their connections online, and prepare themselves for the post-pandemic world.  
Student Tips
Nov 20, 2020
Smart factories integrate PLCs Robotics
Industry News
Nov 18, 2020
The beginning of this, the third decade of the new millennium, may have started out rather bleak, but it does not mean that things like innovation or advances in technology have come to a grinding halt.
Student Forum
Student Tips
Nov 12, 2020
Online education has brought numerous advantages to learning, such as making education more accessible, and in some ways, more interactive and engaging. However, it has also brought some unique challenges.
Student Resource Center
Student Tips
Oct 07, 2020
As we are still in the middle of a pandemic, many post-secondary institutions have shifted their traditional in-class instruction and delivery of programs and courses online.
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Industry News
Sep 17, 2020
As Covid-19 is brought under control, many people are anxious to get back to work.  While some may be able to work from home, it is important that safety measures are in place for those who must physically retur
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Career Tips
Aug 28, 2020
In a 2018 study by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute it was predicted that by 2028 there would be in excess
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Student Tips
Aug 18, 2020
Since March 2020, the GBCTechTraining team has seen a number of changes to our processes, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  We have had to rethin
Automation Webinar Presentation
Career Tips
Aug 13, 2020
In our recent webinar, held August 13, 2020, our program experts covered 20 reasons to choose GBC's Automation Technician program. It included essential information about our Automation Technician program such as: