PEER’s Approach to COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update   PEER takes the health, safety and working environment of its staff, apprentices, host employers and the wider community very seriously.   As you will be aware, the situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing regularly. PEER is continuing to operate as usual and we are proactively monitoring the situation.   We…

Increase in Apprentice and Trainee Enrolments

Boost to South Australia’s training system with increase in apprentice and trainee enrolments. Minister for Innovation and Skills, Hon David Pisoni MP, visited PEER on Friday 7 February 2020, announcing key findings from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) publication: Government funded students and courses – January to September 2019. He highlighted the…

Communications Apprentice of the Year!

On Thursday 21 November, the National Electrical and Communication Association (NECA) held its National Apprentice Awards in Brisbane to recognise some of Australia’s brightest and outstanding Electrical and Data Communication Apprentices. We are pleased to announce that PEER Communications and Data Apprentice Steven Thomas was successful in winning National NECA Apprentice of the Year Award…

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…