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Allen Bradley vs Siemens: What’s the difference between these PLC tools?

February 02, 2021
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Though it may be hard to believe that industrial automation has been around for nearly 70 years, what’s harder still is that technology is continually finding new and innovative ways to improve production capabilities and process efficiencies. Of the very long list of industrial technologies that emerged from what has come to be known as the third industrial revolution, the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) is arguably one of the most impactful.

Reimagining the Manufacturing Industry After COVID

January 26, 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 Form 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). Students can access and download their T2202 form from their online student account, which will account for all programs paid for during the 2020 calendar year.

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.

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How to Access your eCertificate when you Graduate your Program

November 25, 2020
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Covid19 has brought with it a number of changes, with social distancing and work-from-home mea

How Smart Factories Integrate PLCs, Automation and Robotics

November 20, 2020
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The beginning of this, the third decade of the new millennium, may have started out rather bleak, but it does not mean that things like innovation or advances in technology have come to a grinding halt. In fact, quite the opposite is true. As we find ourselves in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (more commonly referred to as Industry 4.0) the adoption of automated machinery in the manufacturing sector shows no indication of slowing down.

How to Use GBC Tech Student Forums

November 16, 2020
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Online education has brought numerous advantages to learning, such as making education more accessible, and in some ways, more interactive and engaging. However, it has also brought some unique challenges. Feelings of isolation, difficulties with self-direction as well as time management issues are common among students in online courses.