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Madison Metropolitan School District

Youth Apprenticeship: Automotive Technician

Youth Apprenticeship (YA) are opportunities for juniors or seniors to start preparing for a career while still in high school. One- and two-year programs combine rigorous academic preparation, relevant occupational instruction, and paid work-based learning from an employer. You will attend regular classes in your high school, in addition to technical-related classes at Madison College or some other central site. You will work an average of 12-15 hours per week. These hours may be obtained during the summer along with during the school year, and may or may not be during the school day. Students are responsible for transportation and other course supplies and materials. Current YA programs offered include: Auto Technician, Biotechnology, Construction, Finance & Accounting, Health Services, Culinary/Hospitality/Tourism, Information Technology, and Pharmacy Technician.

  • Recommended Grades: 11-12
  • Credits: 1 credit
  • Note: Elective
  • Prerequisite Recommendation: Junior or senior status. On track for high school graduation and completion of technical- related courses within the local high school