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Old 02-16-2020, 02:21 PM   #1
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Default Applying to Local Apprenticeship if I don't live in the area (NYC)?

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I know that Local 3 won't accept other apprentices until 2024, and I don't want to wait until 2024 and potentially become an apprentice. I was told that other Locals in commuting distance (25 or 363) accept apprentices more often but on their website it says I have to prove that I am a resident of that area for 6/12 months prior to applying. I live in Queens, but I'm wondering what I could do about that besides moving? Do they make an exception if you have a car and can/am willing to travel to work?
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Old 02-16-2020, 03:36 PM   #2
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What do they consider "that area"? Zip code? county? city? State? Go to the "Contact us" part of that web site and contact them.
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Old 02-27-2020, 08:09 PM   #3
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if you really want to get in ....move and then good luck.
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You could apply to Local 3 "North" in Westchester - they accept about 25 apprentices a year.
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Move to the Washington DC area, assuming this virus pasess you could start work right away as an "R" helper and sign up for an apprenticeship and be a apprentice in 1-1.5 years
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