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Mastering the Basics: Fundamental Skills for Handling Fuses and Motors

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If you have an interest in working with cars, robotics, HVAC systems, or anything in between, it’s important to possess a fundamental knowledge about the components that make these systems possible. While electrical devices of all types contain components of varying levels of importance, two stand out – the fuse and the motor.

Fixing the Future: Adapting Skills to Emerging Technologies in Automation

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There is no doubt that there is ample opportunity in the automation space. However, the growing number of jobs and the proliferation of automation tech can be a double-edged sword. In the face of such opportunity how does an automation technician stay abreast of all the changes?

How to Get Your T2202 Tax Receipt from GBC

With tax season quickly approaching, it’s time to start preparing and gathering all relevant receipts and paperwork to file your taxes! GBC Technical Training students whose tuition fees have totaled at least $100 are eligible to receive a tax credit for tuition fees through the Tuition and Enrolment Certificate (T2202).

How to Access your GBCTechTraining Official eTranscripts


An official transcript is a record of the grades you’ve earned while attending college.

Sustainable Manufacturing through Modern Automation


“Sustainability” is far from the marketing buzzword that many have come to label it. Sustainability, particularly in manufacturing, is a concept that will shape the future of resource efficiency, waste mitigation, and the reduction of emissions produced during the manufacturing process.

GBCTechTraining 2023 Winter Holiday Hours

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With the holiday season quickly approaching, we wanted to update you on how the holiday break will impact our GBCTechTraining technical, tutorial, and administrative support. 

Office Hours 

The Student Support Center will be closed on Friday, December 22 at 5:00 p.m. and will re-open on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024. 

High Demands in Automation Technicians: Trends and Opportunities

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Unless you’ve lived under a rock, you’re likely aware that many industries, especially manufacturing, increasingly rely on automation technologies. And while many workers fear the encroachment of automation on their livelihoods, the consensus is that automation will create new, lucrative roles for displaced workers to transition into. A technician will be needed for every robotic arm, light sensor, or system driven by automation to ensure things operate as they should.