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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 14 award categories and 1 special award. 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’
  • Large Employer - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’
  • Small Training Provider - ‘Tasmanian Training Award’ and ‘Australian Training Award’
  • Large 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.

Special Awards

  • Trevor Leo Medal

Key dates

  • Applications open – Monday, 28 March 2022
  • Applications close – 11:59pm Monday, 30 May 2022
  • Interviews for shortlisted applicants – July (dates to be advised)
  • Presentation function – Friday, 9 September 2022 at Wrest Point Conference Centre Hobart
  • Australian Training Awards – Friday, 18 November 2022 in Adelaide SA

Australian Training Awards

The Australian Training Awards are the peak national Awards that showcase best practice in vocational education and training.

Winners from each state and territory (in aligned categories) have the opportunity to compete for a national award title. The Australian Training Awards also has a number of awards that are available by direct entry.

The following direct entry categories are confirmed for 2022:

  • Outstanding Achievement in the VET and Skills Sector Award
  • Innovation in VET Award
  • School Pathways to VET Award
  • Australian Apprenticeships – Employer Award
  • Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award

For further information regarding the Australian Training Awards please visit www.australiantrainingawards.gov.au.

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