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Chatbots 101- Benefit From GBCTechTraining’s Chatbots

September 22, 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.

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.

20 Best Reasons to Choose our PLC Programs. Watch our PLC Webinar.

July 29, 2021
20 Best Reasons to Choose GBC's PLC Certificate Programs

In our recent webinar, our program experts covered 20 reasons to choose our PLC programs. It included essential information about our PLC programs such as;

The Evolution of PLCS

July 21, 2021
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Nowadays, with almost every service imaginable available to us on our smartphone, it’s difficult to envision what technology was like before the invention of a single controller. For factories and manufacturing plants, the invention of programmable logic controllers (or PLCs) revolutionized the industrial automation process, as its cutting-edge technology replaced a complicated system of electromagnetic relays with a singular controller.

5 Tips on How to Reduce Scan Time Using Ladder Logic - Part 2

July 20, 2021
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In part 2 on how to reduce scan using Ladder Logic, we will examine the remaining three of our five general tips on how to minimize PLC scan cycle time with ladder logic programming. We will provide examples of each case as we did for the first two tips we discussed in Part 1 of this blog.

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.