Ohio TechCred Program at New Horizons

TechCred helps Ohioans learn new skills and helps employers build a stronger workforce with the skills needed in a technology-infused economy. These technology-focused credentials take a year or less to complete and prepare current and future employees for the technology jobs Ohio employers need.

How to get Started?

  1. Identify skills needs and employees
  2. Partner with a credential provider
  3. Apply online
  4. Enroll employees in program
  5. Upload proof of credential completion
  6. Receive Reimbursement


New Horizons Computer Learning Center can assist you in identifying skills needs and partner with you for employees credential needs.

What Makes a credential eligible?

  1. They must be industry-recognized.
  2. They must be technology-focused.
  3. They must be short-term. Credentials must be certificates or certifications able to be completed in less than 12 months or in programs that are fewer than 900 clock hours or thirty (30) credit hours.

What Is a Credential

Here is a short video that provides a clear explanation