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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

2023-2024 YA Grant Request for Proposals

View the annual YA Program and Grant Application and supporting materials.

View the 2023-2024 YA Grant RFP

YA-RA Bridging Grant

YA Consortiums may be eligible for funds when youth apprentices bridge to registered apprenticeship.

View Grant Information

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Youth Apprenticeship Coordinators

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

Coordinator Resources