What is involved in apprenticeship training?

To gain a license* and become a fully qualified tradesperson you are required to complete a nationally accredited qualification.

To enrol into your nationally accredited qualification you will first need your contract of training (COT)

*Licenses needs to be applied for through the relevant authorities.

Average duration 4 years

All apprenticeships are based on a competency model. Once all on-the-job and off-the-job benchmarks have been achieved completion is possible and this could be inside or outside of 4 years.

Training requirements and outcomes for each trade

Outlined below are the trade qualifications and course outcomes provided by PEER:

Certificate III in Plumbing (CPC32413)

Course Outcomes

This qualification provides a trade outcome in plumbing.
Occupational titles may include:

  • Plumber
  • Plumber and drainer
  • Plumber and gasfitter
  • Gasfitter
  • Roof plumber
Please note: Qualifications are subject to change without notice.

Certificate III Electrotechnology – Electrician (UEE30811)

Course Outcomes

This qualification provides competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises. It includes ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’.

http://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=UEE30811

Please note: Qualifications are subject to change without notice.

Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration (UEE32211)

Course Outcomes

This qualification provides competencies to select components, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain refrigeration systems and equipment that apply to food storage and preservation, air conditioning and air distribution equipment in buildings and premises. It includes regulatory requirements for purchasing and handling refrigerants.

http://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=UEE32211

Please note: Qualifications are subject to change without notice.

Personal Characteristics and Skills

To be a successful tradesperson you need to possess the following characteristics and skills:

  • Positive work ethic
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Committed and passionate
  • Mathematical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good verbal communication
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Literacy skills

More information

For more information about these courses contact 8348 1200 and ask for the Training Department. We are here to help! Make sure you contact us if you have any questions.

For information about gaining an Apprenticeship through PEER call 8348 1200 and ask for the Recruitment Coordinator or enrol online now.

Course information has been taken from the standard training packages as outlined on training.gov.au. For more information about the training courses visit: http://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=CPC32413

Please note: Qualifications are subject to change without notice.

TESTIMONIALS

  • Everyone has been supportive at PEER and at my host company. I didn’t have trade experience before entering my apprenticeship so everyone has been patient with my learning. What I enjoy about my apprenticeship is the mix of practical and theory, it’s a good balance.

    Amelia O’Donald
    Data Communications Apprentice
  • The Apprenticeship has been awesome. I’m learning from teachers who are Electricians. I’ve also enjoyed getting the different tickets and licenses.

    Samuel Brien
    Electrical Apprentice
  • I was good at Maths so I was drawn to an Electrical Apprenticeship. PEER offer really good job security and experience because they send you to different host employers and we gain a variety of experience which you probably wouldn’t get with a direct employer.

    Issac Carmody
    Electrical Apprentice

BECOME AN APPRENTICE WITH PEER

Find out about Apprenticeship Support

Email one of our friendly staff or call us on 8348 1200

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