Partners in training Ohio’s manufacturing workforce

We’re accelerating innovation by creating education-industry partnerships that work to fill today’s creative, exciting and high-tech manufacturing jobs for the next generation.

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Building toward the future

Ohio TechNet (OTN) is a consortium of career technical centers, Ohio Technical Centers, community colleges and universities that have partnered with The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association (OMA) and other state and national partners to make Ohio a leader in solving our manufacturing workforce shortage.

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Expanding Apprenticeships

Expanding apprenticeships and work-based learning

OTN partners have expanded registered apprenticeship programs and launched other Earn & Learn models that align with Ohio’s most in-demand jobs.

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Expanding Apprenticeships

Accelerating student learning

OTN launched and is leading the expansion of FastPathOhio.com to help Ohio colleges and universities connect with adults whose on-the-job training may qualify for college credit through Prior Learning Assessment.

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Training resources

Offering free training and resources

OTN partnered with the OMA and SkillsCommons to create a portal of free training resources to provide content for your training program.

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Partnering for solutions

Ohio TechNet (OTN) partners with industry-led sector partnerships (ISPs) across the state to facilitate collaboration among education, economic development, workforce development and industry partners to address workforce gaps. Get involved with the ISP in your region.

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Find an education partner near you

Our education partners are helping prepare the next generation of manufacturers. To collaborate or start a program of your own, get contact information here.

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