Through Indiana’s Next Level program manufacturers can gain funding to train employees through the Employer Training Grant program, up to $50,000 is available through reimbursements in high-growth fields.
The Indiana Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (INFAME) is a partnership of manufacturers whose purpose is to implement dual track, apprenticeship-style training through partnerships with educational institutions.
The Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KY FAME) is a partnership of regional manufacturers whose purpose is to implement career pathways and apprenticeship-style educational programs that will create a pipeline of highly skilled workers.
Ohio TechCred – Applications Open June 2021
TechCred helps Ohioans learn new skills, while employers build a stronger workforce with the skills needed in a technology-infused economy.
Since the introduction of Ohio GI Promise, all 36 Ohio public colleges and universities have been committed to the acceptance and awarding of college credit for training and experience in the United States Armed Forces or National Guard, as long as it has been approved by the American Council on Education or a regional accrediting body, such as the Higher Learning Commission.
If you have earned an industry-recognized credential through an Ohio Technical Center can receive up to 30 technical credit hours toward an associate’s degree.
Turns apprenticeship experience into academic credit. This creates a pathway to an associate’s degree through one of Ohio’s community colleges at minimal cost — and you can even earn while you learn.
Making Ohio offers a variety of materials to support workforce development in manufacturing. Follow the link above to discover more on careers, virtual tours, job descriptions, and more.
These programs provide individuals with opportunities to obtain workplace-relevant knowledge and progressively advancing skills. Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs) include a paid-work component and an educational component and result in an industry-recognized credential.