We are capitalizing on the great work that is underway nationally and regionally.


Interested in launching a new program?  Employers, would you like information regarding on-the-job training models?  The links below provide assistance to the Ohio TechNet constituents as we continue solving the Manufacturing skills gap in Ohio.

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On-the-Job Training


Registered Apprenticeships

Registered Apprenticeships This toolkit provides helpful steps and resources to start and register an apprenticeship program, from exploring the apprenticeship model as a workforce strategy to launching a new program. Whether you’re a business or labor organization,...

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Right Skills Now

Right Skills Now Right Skills Now (RSN) is a fast-track manufacturing workforce training program designed to provide manufacturers the skilled workers they need. It is part of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) – Endorsed Manufacturing...

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National Models


LCCC and TRAIN OH are preparing students for MEMS careers

The TRAIN network builds on existing collaboration with manufacturing companies in the region involved with microelectronic assemblies and flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) who are part of a SMART Devices innovation cluster led by Team Northeast Ohio (NEO), a regional economic development entity. Other partners include the University of Akron College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, employers and other local manufacturing intermediaries.

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Success Stories

Ohio TechNet has experienced great success! Several success stories have been featured in 1-page briefs, which can be shared with a variety of stakeholders. Check these out! Braided Funding Robert Guy: An Army Veteran TRAIN Ohio: Collaboration Built for Purpose Future...

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Inspire Students with eduFACTOR

Inspire Students Based on Edge Factor films and TV shows. eduFACTOR empowers you with tools to make learning relevant, engage parents, reach parents, and make your events sizzle. This program provides resources and tools for educators and business leaders to inspire...

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National Apprenticeship Week 2016

One of Ohio TechNet's major focuses is to promote on-the-job training and apprenticeships which makes National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) such an exciting opportunity. Therefore, we are encouraging our partners to provide opportunities during this week for local job...

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LIFT Robotic Blacksmithing Competition

To encourage students to develop the skills they need to become innovators and future manufacturing leaders, LIFT, through its Agile and Low-Cost Processing Pillar, has teamed with the Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence (CDME) at The Ohio State University...

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