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PEER Welcomes New General Manager, Employment Services

As of Monday, 4th of September, we welcomed Scott Thomas who commenced as General Manager, Employment Services role, looking over the GTO Operations, Marketing, Recruitment, and Industry Engagement.Scott Thomas General Manager, Employment ServicesScott Thomas is a...

PEER Welcomes New Staff Members for 2023

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two GMs, starting on the 30th of January: Ruth Hundertmark, General Manager, Employment Services (GTO) Megan Harris, General Manager, Education Services (RTO) PEER is very excited to welcome Ruth Hundertmark and Megan...

2022 AIRAH Awards

On Thursday 24th of November, Australia's HVAC&R industry held their AIRAH 2022 Awards at Luna Park, Sydney. We are pleased to congratulate PEER apprentice, Nicholas Scriva, who is hosted by PD Technologies, on becoming Runner-Up for the 2022 Student of the Year...

Lauren Steicke wins a NECA National Award!

On Thursday 24th November, NECA National held their 2022 National Awards Dinner at Eos by SkyCity in Adelaide. NECA recognises the essential role apprentices play in the future of our industry. The NECA Apprentice Awards showcase the outstanding contribution an...

Cert III Qualification Transition

If you have a plumbing, electrical or refrigeration apprentice, you need to know this. The Certificate III qualifications are changing; this means that your apprentice will need to be transitioned across to the new qualification. Not only will your apprentice learn...

tradie2trainer Program

In 2021-22, South Australia's construction industry saw an increase in enrolments for the following qualifications: Certificate III in Electrotechnology – Electrician – 8%* Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration – 6%* As apprentice numbers are...

Important message from PEER

Changes have recently been made to South Australia’s management of COVID-19, removing the mandated requirement to isolate in many settings when testing positive to COVID-19. It is still strongly recommended for anyone who tests positive for COVID-19, particularly for...



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