If your thinking of making a youtube channel just to make money. Then here is the answer NO you can’t. Youtube has changed its policies regarding monetisation of videos. Unless and until your channel has 10000 life time views youtube will not place any ads on your video by which you cannot earn money. It is said that fake channels have been created a lot in the past few years and have posted viral copied content in order to make money. Hence youtube has come up with his.
For a youtuber who is really passionate about what he is doing, 10K life time users is not a big deal. Get your content right. Create content that you would like to watch for yourself and see your channel growing.