VET Trainer/Teacher of the Year eligibility and selection criteria

The NSW VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year Award recognises innovation and excellence by a trainer/teacher providing nationally recognised training to students at a registered training organisation (RTO), or in partnership with an RTO.


Nominees must:

  • be a permanent resident of Australia;
  • be a qualified (as determined by the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015) teacher/trainer employed or regularly contracted by an RTO
  • have delivered training in New South Wales between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2020, which will lead/has led to nationally recognised qualifications or Statements of Attainment under the Australian Qualifications Framework national system
  • must not have been selected as the NSW VET Trainer/Teacher of the year winner from the previous year. A one year gap must be present.

NSW Training Award – VET Trainer/Teacher Criteria [Pdf]


Page last updated: 17 December 2020