YA – Employer Information



Visit the DWD Youth Apprenticeship website for:

Detailed program information
Youth Apprenticeship (YA) integrates school-based and work-based learning to instruct students in employability and occupational skills defined by Wisconsin industries.

Local programs provide training based on statewide youth apprenticeship curriculum guidelines, endorsed by business and industry. Students are instructed by 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.

Employer Training Presentation
A 60 minute, self-paced, audio Power Point presentation for NEW YA Employers or those seeking clarification on components of the employer role in YA. Information
covered includes Employer Benefits for participation, the Employer and Mentor role, and Program Participation and Operation at your worksite. Note: This module may
take up to two full minutes to load the first time it is accessed.

YA Student Evaluation:



Youth Apprenticeship Employer HandbookAdobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24

Youth Apprenticeship Child Labor

Wisconsin’s Child Labor Laws: Manufacturing and Construction EquipmentAdobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24