Youth Apprenticeship

The Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship program integrates school-based and work-based learning.Youth Apprenticeship Logo Students accepted into an approved Youth Apprenticeship program will continue taking classes at their high school while working as an apprentice at a participating business. Students will be enrolled in a technical class related to their youth apprenticeship program. These courses may be offered at either their high school or off campus.

Youth Apprenticeship Program Areas

There are a variety of youth apprenticeship choices offered through school districts. Discussion with a school counselor or School to Career Coordinator helps a student choose an option that best meets his or her needs and career goals.
Based on the National Career Clusters® Framework, sixteen career clusters that represent more than 79 career pathways.

Ten of these career clusters can be explored in the Youth Apprenticeship program. Participation in a Youth Apprenticeship program helps students on their pathway to success in college and career. Below is information on the ten career clusters that are apart of the YA program:

Important Websites

AASD Youth Apprenticeship (YA) Application & Information

CESA 6 Youth Apprenticeship (YA) Information

Department of Workforce Development YA

East Staff Contacts

CTE Internship:

Amy Herrick    email

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources: Architecture and Construction; Arts, A/V Technology and Communications; Information Technology; Manufacturing; STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math); Transportation; Finance; Health Science; Hospitality and Tourism  (Youth Apprenticeship)

Aaron Wegand   email