Ohio TechCred Application Open

Husted Announces TechCred Awards, Program Changes to Support COVID-19 Economic Recovery

Next application period begins Monday, June 1st

Today, Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced that 150 Ohio companies have been approved for TechCred funding, which will help them upskill their current and incoming workforce to meet the needs of the increasingly tech-focused economy, particularly amid the COVID-19 health crisis .

The next application period of the TechCred program will open June 1st and run through June 30th, allowing for another opportunity for companies to train current and/or incoming employees.
In order to support the changing needs of Ohio businesses and workers during the economic recovery , following the COVID-19 crisis, the following changes have been made to the TechCred program:

The last round of TechCred applications closed at the end of March 2020. Today, 150 Ohio employers were approved, which will result in up to 1,045 credentials to upskill Ohio workers. With the approvals announced today, a total of 500 Ohio employers have been approved for reimbursement, which will result in the earning of up to 4,232 technology-focused credentials by Ohio employees .

Virtual Credentials : Many of the TechCred pre-approved credentials can be completed 100 percent virtually! Examples of these credentials and training providers can be found at TechCred.Ohio.gov.

Visit TechCred.Ohio.Gov for more information.