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Ohio TechCred

TechCred helps Ohioans learn new skills, while employers build a stronger workforce with the skills needed in a technology-infused economy.

FAME Program

The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) is a partnership of manufacturers whose purpose is to implement dual track, apprenticeship-style training through partnerships with educational institutions. Kentucky FAME Program | Indiana FAME Program

Indiana Next Level Jobs

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.

Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs

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.


Skillscommons OMA

Create your optimum training program by reviewing and customizing the SkillsCommons training materials, developed by community colleges nationwide and evaluated by Ohio manufacturing subject matter experts.

High School Tech Internship

opportunity for Ohio employers to receive reimbursement for establishing a recruitment pipeline by hosting high school interns in tech-related roles. This program offers a pipeline of students that can perform job duties similar to an entry-level employee.

INTERalliance of Greater Cincinnati is responsible for recruiting, interviewing, and placing interns – and submiting all the needed paperwork on behalf of both entities to apply for the program and to submit paperwork for wage reimbursement. 



Addresses workforce needs by providing an easy way for students to connect with valuable work-based learning experiences close to home. These experiences give young people a connection to employers and careers, while supplying a talent pipeline to support regional growth.