Australian Training Awards Nominations Open

The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
Minister for Skills and Training

Nominations are now open for the 2024 Australian Training Awards, recognising outstanding achievement in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

The focus of this year’s awards will be to recognise outstanding individuals and businesses in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

With more than 4.5 million students in the VET sector, the awards provide an opportunity for their hard work and excellence to be recognised across the country.

It also provides an opportunity for teachers, employers and registered training organisations to be recognised for their innovative VET practices.

The 2024 awards will honour 16 recipients. Eleven categories are nominated through state and territory training awards, with 5 categories progressed by nominations directly to the Australian Training Awards.

The direct entry categories are:

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

Winners from each state and territory training awards compete for a national award title.

The VET sector supplies a vast number of skills in the economy and provides huge value to Australia and Australian citizens.

The Australian Training Awards are the peak national awards for VET, showcasing best practice and promoting the benefits of this essential sector. The awards have led to Australia-wide recognition and respect for skill-based careers.

Nominations for the 2024 Australian Training Awards close on Friday 31 May 2024.

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