Youth Apprenticeship


Combining a relevant education with critical on-the-job experience provides the makings for a successful career. In fact, apprenticeships are the pinnacle of work-based learning opportunities. That’s the formula that drives South Carolina’s Youth Apprenticeship program.

Youth apprenticeship combines classroom education, on-the-job training, and wage progression to create a skilled and credentialed workforce.

It truly gives South Carolina’s youth an opportunity to earn while they learn. This forward-focused program works to ensure a well-educated, well-trained workforce for South Carolina’s continued competitiveness in attracting and retaining business and industry.

Employers can:

  • Create crucial recruitment pipelines
  • Decrease costly turnover
  • Influence, mold and shape potential future employees
  • Qualify for a South Carolina tax credit for each apprentice

High school apprentices can:

  • Bring in a paycheck while they learn
  • Enhance their employability by obtaining critical sought-after work skills
  • Strengthen their academic skills and in turn their academic success.
  • High school completion is a requirement of the program


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