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More details about Youth Apprenticeships

The one and two-year Youth Apprenticeships prepare students for a number of post-secondary options:

~ Enter the workforce directly from high school

~ Enter a registered apprenticeship 

~ Enroll in a technical college or a university in an occupationally related degree program. 



Each student works in partnership with an employer-identified mentor, specialized classroom instructor and high school apprenticeship coordinator to receive the best skills and knowledge possible. The apprenticeship requires that students work a minimum of 450 hours to complete a one-year apprenticeship and 900 hours to complete a two-year program. 


Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, students are awarded a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.  Graduates may be eligible to receive advanced standing and/or transcripted credit at a local technical college or credit toward the admission requirements for the University of Wisconsin system (in selected programs).

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