Workforce Development

A well-trained workforce means a more productive workforce. At North Central State College, Department of Workforce Development, we can help your employees reach higher and work smarter. Whether your employees need to update their current skills or acquire a whole new skill set, we can develop the training necessary to meet their needs. Bridging these skills gaps is accomplished through focused and specialized training.

MISSION: To serve the north central Ohio community by providing strategic, creative, and responsive workforce solutions and services, through the highest levels of professionalism and experience, resulting in total customer satisfaction.

VISION: Serve as a catalyst for encouraging alliances among organizations for the advancement of a skilled workforce.

Next TechCred Round Lunches June 1, 2021

The next round of TechCred opens on June 1st and closes on June 30th at 3:00 p.m.

Ohio businesses can visit to apply and help their employees earn a short-term, technology-focused credential at no cost. Not only can businesses upskill their current employees, but they can upskill those they plan to hire as long as they are on the payroll at the time of reimbursement.

More than 1,100 Ohio businesses have used TechCred, some having used it multiple times, creating the opportunity for 19,841 technology-focused credentials to be earned by Ohio employees.

The results from the April application period will be announced in the near future.

You can learn more about the program at

New Program:
Fundamentals of Animal Science Certification

Check out our new three-week certification program in Animal Science at this link.


Introduction to Supervision
June 21-22, 2021
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Crawford Success Center
130 N, Walnut Street
Bucyrus, Ohio

Registration Form


To register or for more information, click here.

Contact Us

Linda Hess
Director of Workforce Development

Click here to request more information about Workforce Development.