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Introduction to Industrial Control Systems

December 22, 2021
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Industrial control systems, commonly known as ICS, give operators the ability to monitor and control the many industrial processes that make modern manufacturing possible. And while many of the uses for an ICS fall squarely into the manufacturing sector, industrial control systems also help drive many other industries including oil and gas, nuclear, chemical, and more.

2021 Holiday Hours

December 22, 2021
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With winter break quickly approaching, we wanted to update you on how the holiday break will impact our technical, tutorial, and administrative support.

Office Hours

George Brown College will be closed from Friday, December 24, 2021, to Tuesday, January 4, 2022. We won't be able to speak with you during this time but we are monitoring and responding to email inquires. 

The Rise of Canadian Automation Industries or The Return of Canadian Manufacturing Industries

December 10, 2021
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With the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic still lingering within many industries across the world, the one industry that has seen an uptick in productivity is automation.

Why Industrial Automation is a Good Thing

October 01, 2021
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With industrial automation on the rise, many people are concerned about what this means for job security. While it’s true that automation and robots will replace some jobs across North America, automation will also increase more meaningful employment opportunities and even expand the economy. 

Chatbots 101- Benefit From GBCTechTraining’s Chatbots

September 21, 2021
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GBCtechtraining has introduced chatbots into our websites over the last three years. The purpose of these chatbots is to help prospective students find information about our programs in a convenient and easy way. We are happy to report that our chatbots are heavily used and relied on by students around the world, particularly after regular office hours, and coming to us from far away time zones.

Looking Forward: The Smart Factory of the Future

September 16, 2021
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The potential that smart factories have to completely transform our world cannot be understated. With advancements in artificial intelligence and computer learning, manufacturers are increasingly turning their attention to the benefits of implementing smart factories within their plants.

How to Make the Best of the Student Resource Center

August 26, 2021
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Here at GBCTechTraining, we promote and encourage student success and we want to ensure that our students receive the necessary support when it comes to pursuing their studies. Our Student Resource Center provides a wide range of resources such as editing and viewing account information, viewing grades, taking exams, engaging in student forums, getting support from our staff and accessing additional learning material.