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Student Tips
Apr 08, 2019
Over the past few years, there has been intense debate about the effectiveness of online classes in comparison to in-class programs.
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Career Tips
Mar 25, 2019
To keep up with the demand for skilled workers and quickly changing technology, adul
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Technical Tips
Mar 01, 2019
Providing job placement services to our GBC Technical Training students and graduates has always been a challenge as our students are so broadly distributed!
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Student Tips
Mar 01, 2019
One of the lesser known facts about GBC Technical Training is that we have a number of partnerships with colleges and universities across the United States, such as 
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Career Tips
Feb 20, 2019
4 Reasons To Consider Technical Cross-trainingThe demand for skilled technical workers continues to grow with technological
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Student Tips
Feb 20, 2019
As you’re preparing to graduate from your GBC Technical Training certificate program, it’s important to start thinking about your current and next steps to ensure a successful graduation and transition from the program. It can be challenging when figuring out where to start, so we’ve created a list of tasks and ideas to help you get started with the process!
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Career Tips
Dec 14, 2018
Online courses and programs have gained massive popularity in the past few years, attracting a large and diverse population of learners.
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Student Tips
Nov 09, 2018
At GBC’s School of Distance Education, we offer technical training programs built to prepare International Students for success.
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Career Tips
Oct 29, 2018
Computer simulations have greatly evolved with progress in computer science over the past few decades.
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Career Tips
Oct 29, 2018
In the past few decades, automation has rapidly disrupted and changed industries by redefining responsibilities of existing jobs, and introduced new fields and roles.
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Student Tips
Oct 19, 2018
Online education has brought numerous advantages to learning, such as making education more accessible, and in some ways, more interactive and engaging.
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Career Tips
Aug 10, 2018
You’re thinking about upgrading your technical skills, but still have reservations about going back to school as an adult learner. It’s completely normal to have these feelings.
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Technical Tips
Jun 20, 2018
Within the last decade, the pace of technological advancement has increased rapidly, changing the way things
Certificate vs Certification
Career Tips
Jun 08, 2018
Two commonly misunderstood types of training are certificates and certifications. Both provide important value, but are quite different in terms of purpose, content, oversight and commitment required to complete them.
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Career Tips
Apr 25, 2018
With technological developments happening all around us, newly graduated engineers or those who have been in the workforce for quite some time may find it difficult to stay competitive and on-trend within the current field.
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Student Tips
Mar 29, 2018
While there are no set exam deadlines for our programs, we here at the Student Support Center understand that taking any exam can be a very stressful time for our students, so today we’re here to discuss everything exam related!
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Industry News
Feb 22, 2018
Manufacturing executives believe current workers lack sufficient skills. Read More.
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Student Tips
Dec 18, 2017
Do you want to earn a Canadian credential to add to your list of technical qualifications?
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Industry News
Dec 05, 2017
Do you feel you need to boost your skills and increase your technical knowledge but don’t know how to ask your employer to pay for your online technical training?
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Career Tips
Nov 13, 2017
Colin Simpson is the Dean of GBC’s Centre for Continuous Learning.