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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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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?
Dean, Colin Simpson
Career Tips
Nov 13, 2017
Colin Simpson is the Dean of GBC’s Centre for Continuous Learning.
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Student Tips
Nov 09, 2017
Are you looking for a technical training program to develop your skills and propel your career forward?
Industry News
Oct 15, 2017
There was a time when collecting stamps in an album or pinning the dried thorax of insects under glass were considered to be admirable pastimes - the pursuance of which lent an air of sophistication to the practitioner (or at the very least, made
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Career Tips
Oct 06, 2017
It goes without saying that with no Canadian work experience, it can be very difficult for new immigrants to find a job in Canada`s technical labour market.
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Industry News
Aug 15, 2017
Composite materials are the manufacturing approach of the future, at least according to current thinking.
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Industry News
Jul 25, 2017
One of the most commom questions asked by our prospective students is “Learning all about the theory and application of PLCs is great but will I be able to program PLCs after taking the PLC Technician Certificate program?” The answer is yes.
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Student Tips
Jun 05, 2017
So, you have successfully registered for one of our online technical programs, have requested your Interactive Learning Package and now have your program material. If you chose the USB format, you will find the following information helpful.
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Industry News
May 24, 2017
One of the most difficult challenges you may encounter during your career is what to do when you feel you've reached a plateau at work.