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Reimagining the Manufacturing Industry After COVID

February 01, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic is creating new challenges for the manufacturing industry. Research by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), estimates that the COVID-19 outbreak could cause global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to shrink by 5%-15%, due to the downfall in the manufacturing sector.

How to Get Your T2202 Tax Receipt from GBC

January 19, 2021

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 totalled at least $100 are eligible to receive a tax credit for tuition fees through the Tuition and Enrolment Certificate (T2202).

Understanding the Different Levels of Automation

January 07, 2021
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As automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics improve, it may be increasingly tempting to employ automatic means to accomplish industry goals. The degree to which a task is automated is referred to as levels of automation (LOA). Below is an overview of the 10 different LOA.

Skills AT Students Gain with the GBC Automation Certificate Program

December 17, 2020
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If you’re considering a career in automation, you must already know that you’ll be working on a wide range of control systems, from simple fuses and motors to sophisticated electronic computer interface boards, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), robotics and much more. Our Automation Technician program covers the content of Electromechanical systems, PLCs, Robotics, Automation controls and the core principles and operations of an automated system.

5 Tips For Online Learning

December 11, 2020
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If you are a first-time online learner, taking an online course or even considering one you may find that they can present some unique challenges. Without a plan for managing these challenges, your performance could suffer. Here are 5 tips to help you succeed in an online class.

 

2020 Holiday Hours

December 08, 2020
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The holiday season is almost here, and we wanted to update you on how the holiday break will impact our technical, tutorial, and administrative support.

Office Hours

The Student Support Center itself will close at 10 pm on Wednesday December 23, 2020, and will reopen on Tuesday morning, January 5, 2021.

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The Benefits of Smart Manufacturing Factories

December 04, 2020
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We’ve all heard the words “work smarter, not harder”, and can probably all agree that their original intention was to inspire workers to find efficiencies that would make their lives a little easier. Regardless of the intended usage, there’s one sector in particular that has taken to the spirit of working smarter, not harder: manufacturing.