Pre-Apprenticeship Program

KICK START YOUR SKILLED CAREER WITH PEER

Our FREE Pre-Apprenticeship Program is the perfect pathway into a trade apprenticeship.

As both a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and a Group Training Organisation (GTO), PEER is in a great position to prepare young men and women for a career in a variety of industries. Be it construction, mining, oil and gas, defence or even space, the journey can begin with PEER.

Our VET in School programs are a great way to start a career towards an apprenticeship whilst completing SACE.

We offer various methods of delivery including remote training, on-site at our trade training centre or on-site at your school.

Don’t miss out as programs are commencing soon!

WHY THE PEER PRE-APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM?

  • Pathway into an apprenticeship
  • Valuable foundation skills for working in the construction industry
  • To be ready from day one of employment
  • Complete 2 weeks of work experience
  • Taught by our qualified and experienced trainers
  • Learn about safety awareness, hand skill development & trade terminology
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion when you’re finished to boost your resume

Includes:

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel
  • CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

KICK START YOUR EXCITING NEW CAREER AT PEER!

FAQS

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Who Can Apply For The Program?

If you fit the below criteria you can apply:

  • Physically fit and able to carry out manual handling activities and have the ability to work at heights and in minimal spaces
  • Capable of using hand and power tools
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Hold a current drivers licence and have your own reliable transport to travel to work experience locations
  • Willingness to obtain a DHS Working with children check
  • Ideally, have completed Year 11 or 12 with good numeracy and literacy skills
How Much Does The Program Cost?

Our pre apprenticeship programs are completely free!

PEER will provide you safety clothing and equipment to wear to trade school and work experience.

Where Is The Program Available?

These programs will be available at our Albert Park trade training centre. Speak to our team to find out where the next program will be running.

How Long Does The Program Run For?

Our programs run for 8 weeks fulltime (Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm) with a 2-week work experience placement.

At this stage we do not offer part-time pre-apprenticeship programs.

What Options Do I Have After I Successfully Complete The Program?

If you fit the below criteria you can apply:

Do I Have To Take A PEER Apprenticeship After Completing This Program?

No, you can choose to apply for an apprenticeship at another organisation.

Am I Guaranteed To Get A Job After Completing The Program?

No, there is no guarantee of employment however participants who successfully complete will be well placed to apply for apprenticeships with PEER or other organisations.

QUESTIONS?

Call our Recruitment team on 8348 1200

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"It allowed me to test the waters beforehand as you get exposure to the core theoretical subjects as well as real life experience in the industry through the work experience component. By the time I had completed the program, I was hooked and knew it was the right move for me."

SALLY HANSEN
QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN & FORMER ELECTRICAL APPRENTICE


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