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Welcome to the Tasmanian Training Awards


The Tasmanian Training Awards are conducted annually by Skills Tasmania, Department of State Growth. The Department is committed to the development of a high quality, efficient system of vocational education and training and workforce development. The commitment represents a major contribution to the  development of competitive advantage for Tasmanian industry.

The Awards recognise the achievements of apprentices, trainees and vocational students who strive for the highest standards of knowledge and skills within their industry. They also recognise industry, employers, small businesses and training organisations dedicated to providing high quality training  and improving the skills of the workforce in this State. The Awards offer finalists the chance to gain personal satisfaction and the prestige of being part of an elite group who unequivocally represent the State’s best in vocational education and training.

Winners from the Tasmanian Training Awards (in aligned categories*) have the opportunity to compete with other states and territories to be named the best in Australia at the Australian Training Awards which will be held this year the in Canberra, in November.


Australian Training Awards – interviews with Tasmania’s 2016 finalists

Hear what Tasmanian Training Award winners have to say about being finalists in the Australian Training Awards!


2017 Award categories:

Business and Training Provider Awards
Small Employer National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 296KB
Medium Employer National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 287KB
Large Employer National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 287KB
Industry Collaboration Award National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 293KB
Small Training Provider National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 312KB
Large Training Provider National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 311KB
Individual Awards:
Apprentice National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 283KB
Trainee National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 284KB
Aboriginal Student National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 289KB
Vocational Student National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 288KB
School-based Apprentice/Trainee National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 289KB
VET Teacher / Trainer National Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 305KB
VET in Schools Student State-only Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 260KB
Equity Awards:
Equity Award – Apprentice or Trainee State-only Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 269KB
Equity Award – Vocational Student State-only Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 269KB
Equity Award – Employer State-only Award Selection criteria and nomination form | PDF 271KB

* There are no national equivalents to the VET in Schools Student of the Year Award or Equity Awards.

Skills Tasmania reserves the right to not present an award in any category for which it considers the standard of entries did not meet the requirements stated in the conditions of entry and selection criteria.


Australian Training Awards Direct Entry Categories

These are direct entry categories to the Australian Training Awards.

By clicking the link on these categories, you will be directed to the Australian Training Awards website to submit your entry.


Further information

For all enquiries please contact:
Jacqui Maclaine
Special Events Co-ordinator
Skills Tasmania
03 6165 6008
jacqui.maclaine@skills.tas.gov.au