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Post-Secondary Apprenticeship for Youth (Pay Check)

PAY CHECK Students

The Postsecondary Apprenticeship Pilot for Youth (Pay Check) pilot is an innovative collaboration between the LSUHSC-Human Development Center (HDC), Louisiana Rehabilitation Services, Delgado Community College, two public school systems, one public Charter school association, and the University Medical Center-New Orleans. 

Pay Check is a 3-5 semester program wherein students select courses at Delgado Community College related to UMC targeted apprenticeship areas, participate in professional career development activities, learn community and work skills, and gain employment experience through a paid apprenticeship at the University Medical Center.

Delgado Community College First Semester Courses

  • Survey of Computer Applications
  • College Career Success Skills
  • Fitness

UMC Apprenticeship Area Examples

  • Central Sterile Processing                   
  • Courier (Patient Escort)
  • Patient Access
  • OT/PT Aide
  • Central Stock Supply
  • Food, Dietary & Nutrition

Pre-Employment Transition Skills and On-the-Job Training

  • Work-Based Learning Experiences
  • Work Skills
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Life Skills      
  • Creating & Managing Schedules
  • Budgeting and Money Management Skills
  • Using Public Transportation


Pay Check Partners


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Louisiana Workforce Commission

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services

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