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Skills Tasmania

Event and award programs

Celebrating Tasmania’s excellence and innovation!

Skills Tasmania runs events and award programs that showcase Tasmania’s vocational education and training (VET) sector and recognises learners, trainers, training providers and employers who excel at what they do.

Tasmanian Training Awards

The Tasmanian Training Awards are the peak State awards for vocational education and training (VET), recognising innovation and excellence in the training sector. Winners from the Tasmanian Training Awards (in aligned categories) will have the opportunity to compete with other states and territories to be named the best in Australia at the Australian Training Awards!

Australian Training Awards

The Australian Training Awards are the peak national awards for the vocational education and training (VET) sector, recognising organisations, training providers and individuals for their contribution to skilling Australia.

WorldSkills Australia Program

WorldSkills Australia (WSA) is a national, not-for-profit organisation that provides young Australians aged 23 and under the opportunity to gain new skills, compete against their peers in their chosen trade and fast track their skills and career development. Regional, national and international competitions are held over a two-year cycle. In Tasmania, WorldSkills is administered by Skills Tasmania.

For information about any of these events/programs, please contact:

Jacqui Maclaine
Special Events Co-ordinator
(03) 6165 6008
or jacqui.maclaine@skills.tas.gov.au

Employer of Choice

The Tasmanian Employer of Choice is a recognition program that aims to assist employers to attract and retain skilled workers to support the growth of their business.

For more information about this program, please visit www.business.tas.gov.au/eoc or contact :

John Furness
(03) 6165 6043
john.furness@skills.tas.gov.au.