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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.

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.

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.

Can GBC Online Technical Certificate Programs Accommodate My Busy Schedule?

August 12, 2021
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You might be hoping to advance your career in manufacturing or want to get into a new field of work and need technical training, yet your fixed schedule cannot fit into the timetable of many training programs. If this resonates with you, consider training that can be worked into your schedule.

The Difference Between a Certification, a Certificate, a Diploma and an Associate’s Degree

July 09, 2021
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Looking for new training opportunities but you aren’t sure which type of education would suit your needs best? Confused about the different types of education that are being offered and not sure what their differences are? Depending on whether you are looking to get into a new area of study or whether you want to advance your career by adding other credentials, all four options below can be useful.

System Requirements for the Automation Technician Online Certificate Program

June 07, 2021
What Computer Will I Need for the Certificate Programs

If you’re considering taking one of our online technical training certificate programs, maybe you’ve been wondering what kind of a computer you need to install our program curriculum and simulation software.

Luckily, the technical requirements are modest, so most computers will meet them.

The three system requirements are:

GBCTechTraining Student Satisfaction - A 2020 Survey Review

April 19, 2021

We work hard at improving the quality of our programs and our student experience. One way we do this is by asking our graduates, who have recently completed a program, for their feedback about the key elements of our programs and their experience with us through a satisfaction survey.  Upon completion of their program, students are invited to complete the survey. It includes 13 questions where we ask students to evaluate us using a rating system ranging from unsatisfactory to excellent.