TechCred helps Ohioans learn new skills and helps employers build a stronger workforce with the skills needed in a technology-infused economy. No matter what industry you work in, technology is having an impact on the future of your business and the nature of your work. —Source: Ohio TechCred
For more information visit techcred.ohio.gov.
Ohio businesses who submit successful applications will be reimbursed up to $2,000 per credential, when current or prospective employees complete eligible technology-focused credentials.
Below are credentials that Sinclair Community College offers that align with the principles of the TechCred program.
The cost per credit hour is $116.03 plus any applicable fees for Montgomery County residents, and $163.28 per credit hour plus any applicable fees for residents of other Ohio counties. Tuition cost is subject to change. View the Bursar current fee and tuition schedule here.
Sinclair can help your company apply to the TechCred program and get your employees training that qualifies. Sinclair has a number of for-credit academic short-term certificates and non-credit Workforce Development offerings that meet the guidelines for the TechCred program, and will help employers apply for the program.
Jared Cutler, Assistant Provost of Accreditation and Assessment
Employers applying for TechCred can select from these Sinclair short-term certificates, which their employee can take to pursue a credential. Employees will benefit by increased skills and higher wages. Businesses benefit from having financial support to help them upskill their employees.
|Business Industry||Sinclair Certificate Name||Credit Hours||Alignment with TechCred Credential List*|
|Healthcare Technology||Computed Tomography||5||Close Alignment with Approved List|
|Clinical Lab Assistant||21-23||Requires Approval Request|
|Magnetic Resonance Imaging||5|
|Patient Care Technician||7|
|Surgical Instrument Technician||16|
|Tissue Banking Technology||15|
|Information Technology||Fast Track Programming||18||Close Alignment with Approved List|
|Information Systems Security||15|
|Linux Security & Network Essentials||12|
|Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate||18|
|Network Engineering Associate||18|
|Network Engineering Entry Level||10|
|Network Engineering Security Associate||16|
|Software Applications for the Professional||15|
|IT Fundamentals||18||Requires Approval Request|
|Geographic Information Systems||19|
|Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)||6-8|
|Manufacturing and Construction||Additive Design Specialist||7-8||Close Alignment with Approved List|
|Computer Numerical Control Technology||24|
|Industrial Maintenance Technician||27-28|
|Mechanical Software Technician||16|
|Computer Aided Manufacturing Basic Machining Skills||12||Requires Approval Request|
|Computer Aided Manufacturing Precision Machining||17|
|Continuous Process Improvement||12|
|Measurement & Calibration||18|
|Military Applications||Aerial Sensing Data Analytics||18||Close Alignment with Approved List|
|UAS for Geographic Information Systems||16|
|UAS First Responders||16|
|Customized Training / Workforce Options||Computed Tomography||N/A||Close Alignment with Approved List|
|Automotive Electrical Boot Camp||Requires Approval Request|
|Automation Systems Certificate|
|ASE Certification Prep Courses|
|Hybrid Vehicle Operation & Diagnosis|
|Industrial Controls & PLCS Certificate|
|Industrial Electricity Certificate|
|Industrial Fluid Power Certificate|
|Industrial Mechanics Certificate|
|Maintenance Fundamentals Certificate|
|Process Control Certificate|
|Process Technology Certificate|
*Alignment with TechCred Credential List: Those Sinclair programs marked "Close Alignment with Approved List" closely fit with credentials already approved on the TechCred Credential List. Those marked "Requires Approval Request" are Sinclair short-term certificates which appear to align with the TechCred program and employers can apply for an addition to approved credentials list.