Get Started with Youth Apprenticeship


Participate in Career Exploration

Check out Inspire WI or connect with your school regarding activities and events.

Apply for a Career Area of Interest

Discover your ideal career pathway by thoroughly exploring various program areas to determine which are most closely aligns with your future career interests and complete a YA application.

Interview with Employers

Businesses select the apprentices that are the best fit for their organizations and open positions.

Communicate with Youth Apprentice Coordinator

Collaborate closely with your Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator for guidance and support throughout the hiring and enrollment process.

Enroll in Related Instruction

Collaborate with your Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator to plan suitable coursework and coordinate with your school schedule, ensuring the possibility of release time if requested.

Participate in Employer Onboarding and Training

Work with your employer for orientation, onboarding and safety trainings.

Participate in Progress Reviews and Updates

Maintain regular check-ins and updates with both the Youth Apprenticeship (YA) staff and employers for effective communication and coordination.

Complete Classroom and Worksite Requirements

Successfully completing the Youth Apprenticeship Program hinges on staying informed about the specific requirements tailored to your program area or year of enrollment.

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