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Youth Apprenticeship

Youth apprenticeship is good for business.

  • Build your workforce. Youth apprenticeship trains workers in the specific skills needed by your company.
  • Connect to the talent of the future. Youth apprenticeships are a great way to develop a pipeline of talented, high-skilled workers to help your business grow.
  • Contribute to your bottom line. You will see a noticeable contribution to your bottom line through these highly productive and motivated employees.
  • Make your workplace safer. A well-trained workforce may reduce worker compensation costs.
  • Plan for employee succession. Youth apprenticeships help you successfully facilitate the transfer of knowledge from experienced employees to new recruits.


Employer Success Stories

Youth apprenticeship is good for your career.

  • Earn while you learn. Youth apprentices are paid a wage while they learn valuable job skills.
  • Discover your dream job. Confirm that the industry you selected is a good fit for you, saving you time and money in pursuing costly higher education or technical training after high school.
  • Get a head start. Youth apprentices have an advantage over other candidates when seeking employment after high school, because they develop valuable career skills and a professional network.
  • Become more confident. Gain self-assurance by working independently under the tutelage of a mentor.
  • Make new friends. Youth apprenticeship programs attract a diverse group of students.

Student Success Stories

For additional information, contact:
Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning
Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Room 209
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-2246
Fax: 410-333-5162