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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 PLC Technician Online Certificate Programs

June 07, 2021
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If you’re considering taking the PLC Technician certificate program, maybe you’ve been wondering what kind of a computer you need to install our program curriculum and simulation software.

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

The three system requirements are:

GBCTechTraining Student Satisfaction - A 2020 Survey Review

April 06, 2021
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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.

What is STU-VIEW?

March 25, 2021
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STU-VIEW, George Brown College’s on-line Student Information System, is a web-based portal to the College’s database.

As a GBCTechTraining Technical Certificate student your STU-VIEW account is the place to access;

3 Tips to Create a Stress-Free Environment

February 25, 2021

Your home should be a stress-free environment. But living through a pandemic and the rules associated with it, can be more challenging especially since work and school are now more closely integrated in your home. If you’re working from home, attending online school from home, and managing a family, you may find that juggling all the different parts can be stressful.

What Can You Do to Increase Your Odds of Success?

February 11, 2021

Did you know that typically only about 40% of students actually complete their college certificate or degree, (after a period of 6 years)?[1] That’s a stat that most schools aren’t too comfortable talking about but the reality is that getting through a postsecondary program is really a tough challenge. And I’ll add that distance education, self-paced learning programs, like ours, are typically even lower.

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.