Youth Leadership Development Institute 


The Charleston Trident Urban League's youth Leadership Development Institute (YLDI) os a program designed to provide academic enrichment and civic engagement tools to foster youth in Charleston MSA so that every young person has the opportunity to reach his or her full potential. This program provides mentoring services, monthly workshops, job shadowing, and internship opportunities through the YLDI. 


Click on the title for more information regarding their summer programs and internships. 

Youth Apprenticeship Program

**10th and 11th graders**


High School Diploma

•Certificate from TTC in a career specific field in which all courses will apply to an Associate Degree 

•National Credential from the United States Department of Labor

•Two years of work experience

•Job Related Education (JRE)

•On-the-Job Training (OJT)

•Scalable Wage ($↑)


        •Industrial Mechanics Youth Apprenticeship
        •Machine Tool (CNC) Youth Apprenticeship
        •Boating Manufacturers Youth Apprenticeship 
•Hospitality and Culinary Arts 
        •Hotel Operations Youth Apprenticeship
        •Culinary Arts Youth Apprenticeship
•Information Technology
       •Computer Networking Youth Apprenticeship 
       •Computer Programming Youth Apprenticeship
      •Medical Office Assisting

Check out the videos of the apprenticeship signing days for the past 2 years. There a few familiar FDHS students faces in both videos.

2014 - https://youtu.be/huwWtIT_sVA

2015 - https://youtu.be/hGxvAtfkcSo