COLUMBUS— State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced the launch of TechCred, a program that connects businesses with the talent they need and gives employees the ability to earn skills and credentials to advance in their careers in today’s technology driven economy.


“The world economy is changing rapidly,” said Rep. Romanchuk. “This program will help keep our workforce skills competitive and up to date.”


Through TechCred, businesses can identify the specific qualifications they need and employees they want to upskill toward a more advanced position. In partnership with a training provider, the employer can apply online at TechCred.Ohio.Gov. The state will reimburse up to $2,000 of training upon completion of a credential.


Ohio companies interested in investing in their current or prospective employees by connecting them with technology-focused credentials can apply.


The online application opened on October 1, 2019. TechCred is a competitive, merit-based program.

 
 
 
  
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