Virtual Signing Day 2020
Youth Apprentices at Work: Magnolias
Virtual Signing Day 2019
Regional employers are offering rising high school juniors, seniors and graduating seniors the opportunity to "learn and earn." Youth apprentices receive paid on-the-job training along with related classroom instruction at Trident Technical College. The costs associated with the youth apprenticeship college courses are covered by the program for students who are hired by participating companies.
THIS IS A TWO-YEAR PROGRAM AND APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO COMMIT TO THE FULL TWO YEARS IF THEY ARE HIRED. THE YOUTH APPRENTICESHIP IS NOT AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM.
Two-year apprenticeship opportunities are available in the following areas for 2021:
*Note: Applications are closed for Baker, Machinist, Welding, Pre-Nursing, HVAC Technician, PLTW Engineering Technician and Computer Networking for 2021.
Students who participate in and complete the two-year program will receive:
To be eligible for a two-year youth apprenticeship, a student must:
To start the process, students must complete and submit all sections of the Youth Apprenticeship Application Packet, including proof of qualifying scores on the ACCUPLACER Placement Test.
*Mechanical Aptitude Test may be required for manufacturing, HVAC and automotive apprenticeships.
*Graduating seniors must file FAFSA
Youth Apprenticeship Application - New Fillable PDFs
PLTW Youth Apprenticeship Application - New Fillable PDFs
For a detailed description of youth apprenticeship pathways, click here.
Click here for a list of frequently asked questions about youth apprenticeships.