Work-Based Learning and Youth Apprenticeship

Work-based learning and Youth Apprenticeship are specialized programs that allow students to receive academic credits for work.

  • Helps students learn skills to qualify for full-time jobs

  • Develop positive attitudes and work habits

  • Instill work ethics, transferable skills, and specific job skills

  • Connects CTAE programs to the world of work


  • Students must attend both school and work regularly

  • If a student is not a school, he or she may not go to work

  • Excessive absences from school will result in the removal from the program

Required Hours: Students enrolled in the programs must maintain a minimum number of hours as established by state guidelines.

  • 1 block release = 135 hours for the semester or 7.5 hours a week for 18 weeks

  • 2 block release = 270 hours for the semester or 15 hours a week for 18 weeks

Other requirements:

  • CTAE courses need to relate to job placement

  • No sever or consistent discipline issues

    • Students may be removed from the program due to discipline issues or failure to complete required work

  • On track to graduate

  • 16 years or older

  • Reliable transportation

  • Parent consent

  • No attendance issues

  • Past disciplinary actions will be considered in the application process

For more information, please see the WBL/YAP Coordinator:

Brandy Conner

For an application, please click HERE

The Schley County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in its educational programs, activities, or in its hiring and employment practices.  The Schley County School system offers Work Based Learning and Youth Apprenticeship programs for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English proficiency, sex, disability, religion, or age in grades 9-12.