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PEER Appoints New General Manager Training

Leading Vocational Education and Training executive joins PEER Growing demand for its training and apprenticeship programs, and expansion into mining and defence, has led PEER to appoint Brian Rungie to the new position of General Manager- Training. Mr Rungie has an...

PEER VET Student Wins NASSSA Award

Thomas Downie, a former Craigmore High School student was recently awarded the NASSSA VET Student of the Year Award. The NASSSA North program involves 12 schools, 70 VET programs and approximately 900 students. Each year, high achieving students are recognized at the...

PEER Appoints New Chair of the Board

PEER has welcomed new Chairperson Paul Caica to the organisation who brings fresh insight and expertise to the group. Long-serving State MP Paul Caica has been appointed Chair of the Board at PEER, South Australia’s leading training and assessment organisation for...

Safety Alert – Electric Shocks

Even the briefest contact with electricity (50v+) can have serious consequences to a person’s health and safety. High voltage shocks can cause more serious injuries including contact burns and damage to internal organs. Electric shocks may also lead to other injuries,...

Safety Alert – Heat-Related Illness

HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS SOLAR UV RADIATION Working in heat is a hazard that can result in severe health problems for many workers – whether they work indoors or outdoors. If the body has to work too hard to keep cool, it starts to overheat and a worker begins to suffer...

Asbestos Awareness Week 2020

ASBESTOS AWARENESS WEEK 23 – 29 NOVEMBER It is easy to forget that asbestos is still present in millions of Australian homes, but it’s a fact that if a house was built or renovated before 1990, there’s a good chance it has some asbestos. National Asbestos Awareness...


In exciting news, PEER is honoured to have been selected as a national finalist in the 2020 Australian Training Awards – Small Training Provider of the Year category. The Small Training Provider of the Year Award recognises a registered training organisation that...



"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."



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