About the Australian Training Awards
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- About the Australian Training Awards
- Direct entry categories of the Australian Training Awards
- Real Stories. Real Achievements.
- Contact the Australian Training Awards
About the 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. Winners from the NSW 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.
Entries are open until 31st May 2017. To enter, visit www.australiantrainingawards.gov.au
Direct entry categories of the Australian Training Awards
The Australian Training Awards also has seven awards that are only available by direct entry. These include:
Australian Apprenticeships - Employer Award
The Australian Apprenticeships - Employer Award recognises those employers who have made innovative improvements in training which provide beneficial outcomes for their apprentices and/or trainees in Australia and to their local community.
Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award
The Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Practice Award recognises innovation and excellence by an individual involved in improving LLN skills in an educational, community or workplace context.
International Training Provider of the Year Award
The International Training Provider of the Year Award recognises a registered training organisation that has demonstrated outstanding achievement in all aspects of vocational education and training to full-fee paying international students in Australia and overseas.
Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented in recognition of an individual's outstanding leadership and contribution to the VET sector for more than 25 years. This may be a new innovation, new knowledge, or ways to improve professional practice deemed to be above and beyond the everyday with a long lasting impact in the sector.
National Achievement Award
The National Achievement Award is presented in recognition of an individual's outstanding leadership and contribution to the Australian VET sector for up to 25 years. This may be a new innovation, new knowledge, or ways to improve professional practice deemed to be above and beyond the everyday with a long lasting positive influence and impact in the sector.
School Pathways to VET Award
The School Pathways to VET Award recognises eligible organisations including schools, registered training organisations (RTOs), group training organisations, industry bodies and employers that have collaboratively delivered one (or more) excellent vocational education and training (VET) programs to secondary school students.
Small Employer of the Year Award
Small employers drive growth and create jobs and are the engine room of the Australian economy. In acknowledgement of the vital role small employer’s play in Australia, from 2016 the Australian Government has amended the eligibility requirements for the Small Employer of the Year Award, so that all businesses are able to nominate.
The Small Employer of the Year Award recognises a small enterprise which has achieved excellence in the provision of nationally recognised training to its employees.
Real Stories. Real Achievements.
The Australian Training Awards website includes an inspirational collection of stories of best practice in Australian training.
Stories feature past winners and finalists of the Australian Training Awards, and include videos, case studies and magazines. The stories prove that investing in a nationally recognised qualification can lead to greater employability, greater job security, greater earning potential, greater choices for work options and, for many individuals, a better life! For Australian businesses, the stories share evidence of best practice in training and how business, both large and small, have increased their 'bottom line' and enjoyed sustainable growth through the provision of nationally recognised training to their employees.
Whether you are an organisation providing training, or a business considering training, or even an individual seeking skills to gain a better job, the Australian Training Awards website has the stories that will get you motivated!
Contact the Australian Training Awards
Phone: 02 6240 9874