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Why Choose Youth Apprenticeship?

Youth Apprenticeship (YA) gives high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to explore their chosen career path,
and helps employers develop a qualified and committed workforce.

Learn more about Youth Apprenticeship

Students and Parents

Find out how a Youth Apprenticeship can combine employment in a career and related coursework to prepare you for the future.

Information for Applicants


Consider Youth Apprenticeship as a talent-acquisition strategy that can help you develop your workforce pipeline.

Information for Employers

Record High YA Participation

View the exciting student and employer data across all YA Program Areas.

Learn more about our record participation

DWD Launches New Business and Education YA Pathways

Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship continues to create new pathways and opportunities.

Read about our new programs

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Youth Apprenticeship Coordinators

Visit the YA Coordinator page to access cBASERS, COMET, and other commonly used resources.

Coordinator Resources