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Employers: Sign up for the Ohio TechCred program

Follow these steps. 

  1. Identify your business needs and the potential employee skills needed
  2. Select the Rhodes State short-term certificate, course, or course-of-study that meets your employee’s needs
  3. Apply online to Ohio TechCred.
  4. Enroll your employee in Rhodes State's program
  5. Upload proof of credential completion at Rhodes State
  6. Receive reimbursement

Contact Barb Brdicka at (419) 995-8426 or for assistance with the steps in the process.

TechCred Reimbursement Request Update

Effective March 1, 2023, the following information will be required for all TechCred reimbursement requests:

  • A copy of the credential earned (certificate or certification).
  • An itemized invoice which clearly identifies the cost of the credential.
  • Proof of payment which may include either a cleared check, a credit card statement, or a bank statement. The document must identify the training provider, the amount paid, and the date paid and must clearly show that the payor is the TechCred Grantee.
  • A copy of the TechCred Employment Verification form for each employee included in the request.

Rhodes State TechCred Course and Course-of-study Offerings

Rhodes State College has a number of for-credit academic short-term certificates as well as non-credit Workforce Development offerings that meet the guidelines for the TechCred program. Questions related to these program offerings, please contact Barb Brdicka at (419) 995-8426 or

Business Technology 

Credential RSC Course # Cost
Adobe Certified Expert - Dreamweaver CPT 1850 $650
Adobe Certified Expert - Photoshop CPT 2650
Adobe Creative Suite Online $2,795
Microsoft Excel Basic and Advanced Classroom $650
Microsoft Office Specialist Access Expert
Online $695
Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2016
Online $650
Microsoft Office Specialist: Microsoft Office 2016 Master Specialist
Online $2,095

Construction Technology

Credential RSC Course # Cost
ACI Concrete Aggregate Testing Technician - Level 1
CET 1220 $650
ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I
CET 2450 $850
ACI Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician - Level 1
ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician
CET 1921 $650
Ohio Level I Aggregate Technician
CET 1921 $450

Healthcare Technology

Credential RSC Course # Cost

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) $1,600
Computed Tomography $1,600
Paramedic $1,400

Information Technology

Credential RSC Course # Cost
C# Programming EET 2320 $650
CompTIA IT Fundamentals Online $895
CompTIA Linux+ Online $1,295
ITIL 4 Foundation Online $995

IoT and Cybersecurity

Credential RSC Course # Cost
Certified Ethical Hacker Online $2,895
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) CPT 1705 and CPT 1715 $1,200
Cisco Network Associate (CCNA) Online $2,495
CompTIA A+ Online or CPT 1605 $1,995
CompTIA Advance Security Practitioner+ (CASP+) Online $995
CompTIA Cloud+ Online $1,495
CompTIA Network+ Online $1,695
CompTIA Project+ Online $1,695
CompTIA Security+ Online $1,695
CyberSecurity $6,000


Credential RSC Course # Cost
Basic Hydraulics MET 2310 $650
Blueprint Reading $520
CNC Programming $3,500
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology $12,000
Electronic Engineering Technology $12,000
Fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerencing $550
Industrial Maintenance - Fluid Power $2,340
Industrial Maintenance - Industrial Electrical Controls Fundamentals $2,340
Intro to Manual Machining FMS 2340 $450
Introduction to Hydraulics MET 2310 $650
Introductory Welding AMT 1100 $1,050
Maintenance Trainee Program $6,000
Manufacturing Engineering Technology $12,000
Mechanical Engineering Technology $12,000
Mitsubishi GX Works2 Programming $1,125
Mitsubishi PLC Basics $375
Motor Controls EET 2030 $850
MSSC Certified Production Technician Classroom
Parker Hydraulics MET 2310 $650
PLC Programming EET 2911 $850


Credential RSC Course # Cost
ABB IRC5 Operations FMS 2130
Fanuc Handling Tool Operations FMS 2130 $650
Fanuc Robot Operations FMS 2130 $650