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Welcome to the Tasmanian Training Awards!

The Tasmanian Training Awards is an annual event recognising, rewarding and celebrating outstanding achievements in the vocational education and training sector by apprentices, trainees and vocational students as well as the teachers, trainers, training providers and employers who support them.

Categories

There are 13 categories of awards. Winners from some categories have the opportunity to compete with other states and territories to be named the best in Australia at the Australian Training Awards which are held in November each year. There are no national equivalents to the VET in Schools Student of the Year Award and the Equity Awards. For further information about each category, go to the individual or business page.

Individual Awards

  • Apprentice - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’
  • Trainee - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’
  • Vocational Student - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’
  • School-based Apprentice/Trainee - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’
  • VET Teacher / Trainer - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’
  • VET in Schools Student - 'Tasmanian Training Award' only*

Business and Training Provider Awards

  • Industry Collaboration Award - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’
  • Small Employer - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’
  • Employer - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’
  • Training Provider - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’

Equity Awards

  • Equity Award – Apprentice or Trainee - Tasmanian Training Award only*
  • Equity Award – Vocational Student - Tasmanian Training Award only*

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

Key dates

  • Applications open – Wednesday, 3 June 2020
  • Applications close – Midnight, Monday, 20 July 2020
  • Finalists notified – Friday, 31 July 2020
  • Finalist interviews – August, dates to be advised
  • Presentation function (Hobart) – date to be advised
  • Australian Training Awards (Melbourne) – Friday, 20 November 2020

Australian Training Awards

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! Aside from the categories in the Tasmanian Training Awards, there are also further opportunities for individuals and businesses to enter the Australian Training Awards via direct entry categories.

Direct Entry Categories

These can be entered without involvement in the Tasmanian Training Awards. The categories are:

Nominations close 30 June 2020.

For more information go to the Australian Training Awards website.

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