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| TechCred Workforce Program

What is TechCred?

Ohio’s TechCred Program gives businesses the chance to upskill current and future employees to help them qualify for a better job in today’s tech-infused economy. Businesses who submit successful applications will be reimbursed, up to $2000 per credential, when current or prospective employees complete technology-focused credentials.

The program funds up to 20,000 technology-focused credentials over the next two years. For a credential to qualify, it:

  • Must be short-term, less than one year to complete
  • Must be technology-focused
  • Must be industry-recognized

How do businesses get started?

  1. Identify employee skills that are needed
  2. Identify potential employees
  3. Partner with Northwest State Community College by choosing one of our upskilling programs
  4. Apply online website: https://techcred.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/techcred/apply
  5. Enroll employees in the Northwest State Program
  6. Submit proof of credential completion
  7. Receive reimbursement for completed credentials
 
 

What is a Credential?

3 Credential Criteria

How to Suggest a Credential?

Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Business Technology Microsoft Access 2016 – Part 1 Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Microsoft Access 2016 – Part 2 Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Microsoft Excel – Dashboards Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Microsoft SharePoint 2016 Site Collections and Site Owner Administration Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Microsoft Advanced Excel, SharePoint, & SQL Query Training Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Adobe Creative Suite Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Adobe Illustrator CC-Level 1 Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Python Basics Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Construction Technology Basic Electrical Concepts Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Electrical Maintenance Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Electrical Maintenance Technician Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Electrical Systems Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Industrial Maintenance Technology Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Information Technology C# Programming Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Computer Networking Technology Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
IoT and Cybersecurity Cyber Security Certificate Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Manufacturing Technology Advanced Fluid Power Systems Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Advanced Manufacturing Systems Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 4: Kinetix 6500 (CIP) Programming Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley Accelerated Logix5000 Maintainer Certificate Level 1 Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley Accelerated Logix5000Programmer Certificate Level 1 Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley Advanced Logix 500 Programmer Certificate Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley ControlLogix Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley ControlLogix / Studio5000 Logix Designer Level 1: Fundamentals and Troubleshooting Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley ControlLogix Advanced Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley ControlLogix Advanced Programming Languages Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley Ethernet/IP Configuration and Troubleshooting Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Manufacturing Technology Allen Bradley FactoryTalk View ME Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley FactoryTalk View ME & Panelview Plus Programming Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley FactoryTalk View SE Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley Kinetix 5700 Troubleshooting and Project Interpretation Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley Motion Control Fundamentals using Kinetix 5700 (CIP) Servo Drives Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley PowerFlex 750 -Series Maintenance & Troubleshooting Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley SLC-500 Advanced Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley SLC-500 Introduction (Modules 1-3) Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: CompactLogix Fundamentals and Troubleshooting Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: ControlLogix System Fundamentals Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 2: Basic Ladder Logic Programming Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Manufacturing Technology Allen Bradley Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 3: Project Development Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 5: Advanced Motion Programming Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Allen Bradley GuardLogix Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Basic Hydraulics Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Blueprint Reading for Machinists Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
CNC Technical Machine Operator Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Electronic Engineering Technology Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
FANUC iRVision Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
FANUC Robot Operations Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Manufacturing Technology FANUC V-iRVision Operating and Programming Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Hydraulic Troubleshooting Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Industrial Electrical Maintenance and Instrumentation Level 2 Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Industrial Maintenance – Industrial Electrical Controls Fundamentals Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Industrial Pneumatics Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Industrial Technology 3D Printing Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Intro to Manual Machining Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Introduction to G-Code Programming Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Introduction to Hydraulics Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Manufacturing Technology Introduction to Solid Works Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Introductory Welding, Short Term Certificate Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Lathe Essentials Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Level Zero: Introduction to Automation/PLC/HMI/Drives Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Manufacturing Technology Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Mastercam Intermediate Level Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Mastercam Mill Essentials Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Mastercam Multi-Axis Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Measurement and Calibration Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Mechanical Engineering Technology Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Manufacturing Technology Mechatronics Technology Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Motor Controls Course Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Plastic Technology Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Plastics Extrusion Processes and Process Engineering Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
PLC Programming (Allen Bradley) Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
PLC Programming (Siemens) Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Quality Technician Skills for Success Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Robotics and Automation Technology Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk Historian Site Edition Configuration and Data Collection Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk VantagePoint Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Safety Relays and Devices Maintenance and Troubleshooting Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Manufacturing Technology Siemens S7-300/400 Advanced Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Siemens S7-300/400 Introduction Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Siemens TIA Portal Programming 1 Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Siemens TIA WinCC Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Siemens WinC Flexible Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Skilled Technical Workforce Training Yes Northwest state or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training
Troubleshooting Industrial Controls Yes Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Tuning Control Loops Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Mastercam Wire Essentials Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Certification – Exam Assessment Required
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
IoT and Cybersecurity AWS Certified Developer – Associate Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Cisco Network Associate (CCNA) Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Information Technology CompTIA Network + Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
CompTIA Network + Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
CompTIA Security+ Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Category MicroCredential Virtual Training Option Available Delivered By: College Credit/Short Term Training
Manufacturing Technology MSSC Certified Production Technician Custom Training Solutions Short-Term Training
Welding Technician AWS Certified Welder Northwest State or Custom Training Solutions College Classes or Short-Term Training

For more information please contact:
Tori Atkinson
Workforce and Apprentice Program Manager
Custom Training Solutions, a div. of Northwest State
tatkinson@northweststate.edu
Phone: 419-267-1219

***Fees are subject to change at anytime without notice***

Ohio’s TechCred Program

Ohio’s TechCred program gives businesses the chance to upskill current or future employees
to help them qualify for a better job in today’s tech-infused economy.

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