Making the change from Tradie to Trainer

Many tradies can change direction and move into other careers that utilise their skills; like becoming a Trainer. PEER CEO Peter Nolan says when it comes to our trainers, the biggest hurdle they need to overcome is making the change and knowing what steps to take to make that happen. “Many tradies can change direction…

Best Private Trade Training Provider

Did you know you can nominate the trade school your apprentice attends? When choosing where to send your next apprentice, take a look at what sets them apart. PEER – named the 2018 South Australian Training Provider of the Year and the Australian Small Training Provider of the Year – has invested in a significant upgrade of…

Vehicle towing capacities explained

Trailers are common tools used by most tradies and carry everything from: tools of the trade, materials for jobs, equipment including scissor lifts, and recreational equipment for those weekends away. What people don’t realise, is the significance of vehicle towing capacities and the requirements for towing trailers. Just because you have a vehicle with a…

Communications Apprentice of the Year!

On Thursday 22 November, the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) held its annual National Excellence Awards at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Melbourne. We are pleased to announce that PEER Data & Communications Graduate: Luke Hentschke was successful in becoming Apprentice of the Year in the Communications category. Luke recently completed his apprenticeship with…

MPA SA 2018 President’s Lunch

Photo: PEER Talent Coach Mario Cappella, Liam Murphy, Justin Whitford, PEER Senior Trainer Richard Townsend On Friday 26 October, Master Plumbers South Australia held their 2018 President’s Lunch at Adelaide Oval. Congratulations to PEER Apprentices: Liam Murphy and Justin Whitford, on becoming finalists for the Gold Medal Award.   Liam is a fourth year Plumbing…

VET Student wins High Achievement Award

Photo: PEER Trainer David Crossman and VET Student Lachlan Gosden On Monday 22 October, the Barossa District Rotary Club held their 2018 VET Student of the Year Awards. On Monday 22 October, the Barossa District Rotary Club held their 2018 VET Student of the Year Awards. We congratulate PEER VET Year 12 Student, Lachlan Gosden…