Pre-vocational Programs

A Pre-vocational Program is a pathway into an apprenticeship that involves intensive training and work experience.


Contact PEER on 8348 1200 for more information.

Upcoming PEER Electrical Pre-Vocational Program


8 week program commencing Monday 5 February 2018

  • Intensive training that will prepare you for an electrical apprenticeship with PEER
  • Contains accredited units of competency from UEE22011 Certificate II Electrotechnology (Career Start) and can be a pathway to complete the qualification Total of 8 week commitment made up of 6 weeks training and 2 weeks work experience
  • Upon successful completion students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment
  • Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • NECA funded program therefore free for successful applicants
  • Selection criteria applies
  • Applicants will be required to undergo an aptitude test and interview
  • Places are limited

Why a Pre-vocational Program?

  • Prepares you for the workforce
  • Education about safety, awareness, hand skills and trade skills
  • Enhanced apprenticeships opportunities
  • Allows you to try a trade before committing to a four year apprenticeship


  • 30 year contribution to skill development 
  • Trained over 45,000 people
  • Trained over 3,000 apprentices
  • 90% apprentice completion rate
  • 95% of apprentices employed on completion
  • Partnerships with over 250 host organisations

Getting to PEER

Train station: Cheltenham

Bus: Bus Stop 27 directly outside the PEER office


  • It allowed me to test the waters beforehand as you get exposure to the core theoretical subjects as well as real life experience in the industry through the work experience component. By the time I had completed the program, I was hooked and knew it was the right move for me.

    Sally Hansen
    Qualified Electrician & Former Electrical Apprentice