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Apprenticeship Training

Find out how Ƶ’s Flexible Training Model
can benefit your business!

WHAT TRADES DO Ƶ PROVIDE UNDER AN APPRENTICESHIP?

Ƶ currently delivers training to over 600 apprentices in the following nationally recognised qualifications, under the apprenticeship model:
  • UEE30820 - Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • CPC32420 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • UEE32220 - Certificate III in Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration

HOW DO I ENROL FOR TRADE SCHOOL AT Ƶ?

1. Select an to complete the sign-up process of a contract of training. Ƶ recommends and .

2. Nominate Ƶ as your RTO

3. Specify qualification to be undertaken

  • UEE30820 - Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • CPC32420 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • UEE32220 - Certificate III in Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration

4. Once you appear on the government database, Ƶ will contact you to arrange:

  • Upfront assessment of needs
  • Induction
  • Discussion of course involvement

For further information please contact Ƶ on 8348 1200 or customerservice@peer.com.au

HOW DO I TRANSFER TO Ƶ FOR TRADE SCHOOL?

If your apprentice is under a contract of training and is currently completing a qualification through another provider, you can easily transfer your apprentice to Ƶ to complete their qualification.

Ƶ will require evidence of any previous study and a copy of your Statement of Attainment to determine the units of competency you could be granted credit for. This will ensure you do not have to repeat any subjects again.

STEP ONE

Complete Ƶ’s online Transfer Enquiry Form below.

STEP TWO

Ƶ will contact you with information and guidance on completing a simple, 2-page ‘Transfer to New RTO’ application for submission to the Department for Innovation and Skills.

STEP THREE

Once processed, Ƶ will be notified, and we’ll contact you to arrange supply of your apprentice’s competency assessment information and start induction processes so your apprentice has a seamless transition.

STEP FOUR

Once processed, Ƶ will be notified, and we’ll contact you to arrange:

  • Upfront assessment of needs
  • Induction
  • Discussion of course involvement

For further information please contact Ƶ on 8348 1200 or customerservice@peer.com.au

ONLINE TRANSFER FORM

If you are interested in transferring your apprentice to Ƶ for trade school, or would like more information about the transfer process or training options we provide, please complete the form below and we’ll be in touch.
Apprentice Transfer Enquiry Form

EMPLOYER CONTACT DETAILS

ABOUT YOUR APPRENTICE

TRADE UP YOUR TRADE SCHOOL TRAINING

FLEXIBILITY AND CHOICE

Ƶ offers greater flexibility in training delivery, meaning the employer and the apprentice have a choice in how training is delivered, fitting in with the preferred learning style of the apprentice, and the needs of the employer. The employer decides between day or block release.

INDUSTRY LEADING FACILITIES

Our purpose-built trade training centre has been developed in partnership with industry to ensure a Ƶ apprentice is equipped with work-ready knowledge and skills that they can immediately put into practice.

RESPONSIVE TRAINERS

Ƶ’s award-winning trainers have all worked across the trades they teach and continue to maintain ongoing connections with industry, ensuring Ƶ apprentices are coached and mentored to address the current and future needs of trade sectors.

QUALITY SYSTEMS

Ƶ’s learning systems are second-to-none. Our online learning portal ‘Ƶ Campus’ allows employers to review and track their apprentice’s progress and communicate with Ƶ trainers with ease.

AUSTRALIA’S LEADING TRAINING ORGANISATION

Ƶ is a multidisciplinary training organisation that exists to further the capability of trade industries and professionals across South Australia. We continually respond to the needs of our professional community, so the skills and capability of our graduates assure the ongoing success of the businesses they work for across trade sectors, including:
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

ON CAMPUS OR REMOTE DELIVERY.
IT’S YOUR CHOICE.

Ƶ provides employers and apprentices greater flexibility when it comes to training.

Apprentices can be enrolled and start training with Ƶ any time and anywhere. We schedule trade school around the employer’s program and the employer can decide between day or block release.

Purpose-built Training Facilities

Located on Port Road in Albert Park, our industry-leading trade training facility has been built to simulate real world work site contexts, allowing our apprentices to put their knowledge into practice immediately.

Our impressive training centre also accommodates dedicated spaces for theoretical training and skills practice, ensuring our apprentices have everything they need to help them succeed.

Peer’s virtual Classroom

Our remote training capabilities have recently been expanded and now allows for both theoretical and practical learning online.

Our virtual classroom allows for continued engagement, coaching, mentorship and support with our trainers, ensuring no apprentice is left behind and is continuing to further their career as a trade professional.

Ƶ runs courses remotely and at its trade training facility.

Ƶ Remote Training Video

FAQS

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HOW DO I BECOME A FULLY QUALIFIED TRADESPERSON?
To gain a licence* and become a fully qualified tradesperson you are required to complete a nationally accredited qualification whilst under a contract of training. *Licenses needs to be applied for through the relevant authorities once you have been issued your Certificate.
HOW LONG IS AN APPRENTICESHIP?
Apprenticeships are based on a competency model, so once all on-the-job and off-the-job benchmarks have been achieved early completion is possible. The expected duration is 4 years.
HOW MUCH THEORY AND PRACTICAL?
Whilst attending trade school, you will complete a combination of theory and practical activities. Ƶ utilises a blended learning delivery model that focuses on integrating theory based learning, with practical workshop based activities to maximise the learning outcomes.

You are also required to demonstrate competencies on-the–job whilst working with your employer(s) for the duration of your apprenticeship.

WHO DELIVERS THE TRAINING?
Training is delivered by our Trainers who are qualified Tradespeople with industry current skills and knowledge.
CAN I JUST DO MY TRADE SCHOOL AT Ƶ?
Yes, Ƶ is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). You will need to be employed by a company under a contract of training to undertake your nationally recognised training at Ƶ.

Effectively, Ƶ will deliver the off-the-job training and your employer will deliver the on-the-job training.

WHAT PRE-REQUISITES DO I NEED TO HAVE?
You need to be employed as an apprentice and be under a current contract of training. If you do not have these then you may wish to apply for employment with Ƶ as a trade apprentice and be placed with one of our 150 trade based host employers.
WHAT ARE THE COSTS TO COMPLETE AN APPRENTICESHIP?
Current funding is available through WorkReady for all apprentices under a contract of training which reduces the cost substantiality. Please contact Ƶ to see if you are eligible for funding.

SA FUNDING

WorkReady South Australia Funding is available from the Government of South Australia in Adelaide and SA Region for eligible participants only.

WHO CAN I TALK TO?

Speak to our friendly Customer Service Team on 8348 1200 or customerservice@peer.com.au

“Ƶ has played a big part in my successful career as an electrician. With lots of host employers to give you experience in many fields, I would 100% recommend Ƶ to help you become the tradesperson you want to be!”

JACK BONETTI
ELECTRICAL GRADUATE


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