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August 28, 2020
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In a 2018 study by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute it was predicted that by 2028 there would be in excess of two million unfilled positions in manufacturing—a deficit created by what is being called the “Manufacturing Skills Gap.”  The changing landscape of the manufacturing industry, paired with an outdated repu Read More

August 06, 2020

George Brown College Technical Training would like to announce the introduction of a new module within our Electronics Technician certificate program.  The new module will take a look at Microprocessors, their applications, and their increasing role in manufacturing.  The Electronics Technician program provides an overview of the theory and technical aspects of working as an electronics technician through distance-based, online education. 

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July 24, 2020
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In theatre, being a Triple Threat means that you can sing, dance, and act—that you have all the skills necessary to take on any role and succeed at it.  This term can be applied to manufacturing, as well, and refer to someone who has skills in multiple disciplines, able to take on work in many departments. 

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June 19, 2020

Covid-19 has made it difficult for even the most social among us to build connections.  Here are a few tips to help technical professionals build and maintain their connections online, and prepare themselves for the post-pandemic world.  

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May 22, 2020

If you are considering a career in electronics, you may be aware that it is a broad technical field with numerous applications.  Ranging from analog to digital electronics, audio electronics, and even into sectors such as telecommunications, the practical applications and job prospects for you as an Electronics Technician can vary significantly based upon your industry.  However, regardless of the field you build your career in, one thing remains constant: you will need a solid foundation in

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March 16, 2020

Students often think that once they gain technical knowledge, they are ready to go and get that career they've always wanted. They often overlook the soft skills, thinking that they're something that we're all naturally good at (or not). 

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March 06, 2020

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 2019 calendar year.

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