Tri-Rivers is a TechCred training provider. Photo taken in RAMTEC

$$$ Available From the State of Ohio to Upskill Your Workforce through TechCred

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.
An initial list of eligible credentials is provided, but employers can request a credential be added to the eligible list by submitting an application for TechCred to be reviewed by a panel of stakeholders.
The online application period runs October 1, 2019 to October 31, 2019. TechCred is a competitive, merit-based program. 
TechCred fulfills a commitment made by Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted to fund the completion of 10,000 microdegrees each year in order to aid in closing the skills gap for growing technology jobs.

No matter your industry, technology is having an impact on the future of your business and the nature of your work. 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.

What is TechCred?
The program funds up to 20,000 technology-focused credentials over the next two years.
For a credential to qualify, the credential:
• Must be short-term, less than one year to complete
• Must be technology-focused
• Must be industry-recognized

What’s in it for employers?
Employers know that hiring tech talent is expensive. TechCred helps employers offset the training costs of taking their dedicated
workforce and making them their top tech talent.

How do businesses get started?
1. Identify skills needs and employees
2. Partner with an education or training provider, like Tri-Rivers!
3. Apply online: TechCred.Ohio.Gov
4. Enroll employees in the program
5. Submit proof of completion of credentials
6. Receive reimbursement for completed credentials
Enrollment ends Oct. 31, 2019
Training can be scheduled during the next 18 months.

Tri-Rivers/RAMTEC is a TechCred training provider!

Check out our technology-focused credentials below. Several more manufacturing, healthcare and business credentials are pending!
This is an AMAZING opportunity for companies.

FANUC – Handling, Tool, Operation and Programming
Description: This course covers the tasks that an
operator, technician, engineer or programmer will need to setup, record and/or troubleshoot programs on a FANUC Robot
Cost : $1,936.00—Hours: 62 hours—30 hours online (prerequisite) and 32 hours in class.

FANUC – 2D iRVision Operation and Programming
Description: This course covers the basic tasks of procedures required for an operator, engineer or programmer to set up a vision process, vision application, and vision hardware.
Prerequisites: Handling, Tool, Operation and
Cost: $1935.00—Hours 32 hours in class

Description: Our introduction to Basic Programming and Material Handling with the DX 100 controller. In this course you will learn robotic safety, powering up and down, jogging robot with coordinate systems, modifying points, motion type and sped, how to recover from alarms and errors, copying, cutting and pasting instructions, inserting call and jump statements, inputs and outputs, monitoring variables, creating and working with user frames, defining and using position variables and programming SFTON and SFTOF instruction
Cost: $1900.00—Hours: 32 hours in class

HYDRAULICS—Parker Hydraulics
Description: This course is meant for the maintenance technician that needs hands on exposure to hydraulics pneumatic system found in the modern manufacturing facility. Student hands on labs are meant to expose the students to various problems and design consideration in the hydraulic systems through frequent hands on labs.
Cost: $1000.00—Hours: 32 hours in class

If you have questions about these programs
or about TechCred, contact
Holly Ramey in RAMTEC at 740-389-8590.