National Skills Week 2019 – Succeed Your Way

Why Jamie chose a PEER apprenticeship Qualified plumber & recently completed PEER apprentice FINALIST for Apprentice of the Year 2019 (SA Training Awards) Qualification: CPC32413 – Certificate III in Plumbing Why did you choose a PEER apprenticeship? I chose a PEER apprenticeship because I really enjoyed plumbing as a trade, working around talented tradespeople as…

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…

SAFETY ALERT on Ladders

Recently we had an apprentice take a two-metre fall off a ladder, resulting in five facial fractures requiring surgery and some significant time off work.  The apprentice was very lucky because the fall could have easily resulted in a much more serious injury. Ladders can be hazardous if they are not correctly maintained and used.…

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…