YCCS West is the premier training center in the Austin Neighborhood of Chicago. As a proud member of the Youth Connection Charter School Network, our now offers industry recognized certifications in software and hardware which hold just as much weight on a resume as they do on a college application. For example, the Pro Tools 101 certification give put you on track for an Avid User Certification. This is useful for careers in broadcast media, music production and media post production. So if you chose to enter the workforce right out of school, we can help train you for you next job. If are accepted into a college or university, we can prepare you for the rigors of your chosen program.