Expand Your Workforce
The Sheboygan Area Youth Apprenticeship program gives Sheboygan area businesses the opportunity to work with high school juniors and seniors as they explore future careers. Businesses have the chance to teach professional skills that cannot be learned in a classroom and help students add career-related work experience to their resumes.
Youth Apprenticeship Works
Youth Apprenticeship provides training based on Department of Workforce Development youth apprenticeship curriculum guidelines, endorsed by business and industry. In the program, high school students receive instruction from qualified teachers and skilled worksite mentors. Students are simultaneously enrolled in academic classes to meet high school graduation requirements, in a youth apprenticeship related instruction class and are employed by a participating employer under the supervision of a skilled mentor.
Help Build Your Future Workforce
Once an employer has established a youth apprenticeship, they interview students to ensure the best fit for both their company and the students. Youth Apprenticeship requires students to complete an extensive application and interview process before being referred to an employer.
Youth apprentices typically attend high school classes for part of the day and work with their employers mornings/afternoons/weekends depending upon the needs of the employer and flexibility of the student's schedule. All YA students must work a minimum of 450 paid work hours in a given year.
Sheboygan Area youth apprentices are gaining career experience in fields like:
- Architecture & Construction
- Hospitality & Culinary
- Information Technology
Learn more about becoming a Youth Apprenticeship Employer
Alison Chapman • Youth Apprentice Manager
Lakeshore Technical College • 920.693.1128
Sheboygan Area Youth Apprenticeship program is partially funded through a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.