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Networking for Technical Professionals

June 19, 2020
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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.  

Integrating Intelligent Automation Systems into Manufacturing

June 17, 2020
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The manufacturing sector is constantly reaching new levels of sophistication. Given the rate of technological advances, today’s digital customers expect an increasingly higher level of customization deliverable in an ever-shrinking timeframe.

How to Download, Install and Access your Program Material

June 10, 2020
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Congratulations in taking that first big step to upgrade your skills by registering into the online Automation Technician Certificate program. Now that you have signed-up for the program, you should have received an email with a link to download the web-based curriculum software.

Understanding the Three Types of Automation

May 28, 2020
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Automated systems are quickly becoming a staple in the manufacturing world. It is responsible for delivering a large portion of the consumer goods that we purchase regularly and it continues to leave an indelible mark on economies around the globe. To some, this technology is a disrupter to the established workforce, to others it is a necessary step forward to improved productivity, worker safety, and the efficient use of resources.

How to Access your eCertificate when you Graduate your Program

May 26, 2020

Covid19 has brought with it a number of changes, with social distancing and work-from-home measures becoming common.  At GBCTechTraining, these changes mean that while our online programs are still available, George Brown College has closed its physical buildings to staff and students and we are working remotely.  Due to this closure we are currently unable to mail out Certificates; but not to worry, you are now able to access your Certificate as an online eCertificate.  

The HR Headaches Robotics Can Help Solve

April 09, 2020
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There are numerous fields that lend themselves well to the use of robotics and automation technology - mining and resource extraction being two of many that come quickly to mind. But what about some of the more vital human roles; could they too be fulfilled using an AI-based workforce? When it comes to a field that is largely viewed as the polar opposite of robotic technology, human resources (HR) is considered by and large to be a role that can only be fulfilled by, well, humans.

Update on GBCTechTraining’s Response to the COVID-19 pandemic

March 25, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic and our government’s public health and societal response to it are having a dramatic effect on all of our lives, and the way we interact with each other as individuals, businesses and public institutions. George Brown College and our distance learning department have been challenged to adapt and adjust the delivery of our programs.