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Australian Training Awards

The Australian Training Awards are the peak national awards for vocational education and training (VET) sector, recognising individuals, businesses and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia.

The Australian Training Awards are the culmination of each of the state and territory awards with winners from each state and territory competing in the national final. Winners from the Queensland Training Awards (in aligned categories) have the opportunity to compete with other states and territories to be named the best in Australia at the Australian Training Awards each year.

View the 2015 Queensland winners announced at the Australian Training Awards on Thursday 19 November 2015.

View the 2015 Queensland team who were vying for the coveted Australian Training Awards.

Visit the Australian Training Awards website to view the previous winners.

Direct entry categories

The Australian Training Awards has six awards that are only available by direct entry. These include:

Nominations for the Direct Entry award categories are now open. Nominations will close 31 May 2016.

Australian Training Awards - 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! Find out more here.

Help Enterprises - 2013 Small Training Provider of the Year

Help EnterprisesHelp Enterprises started in 1968 as a not-for-profit organisation to enhance the lives and independence of people with disabilities. In 1995 it became a registered training organisation and now places almost 70 per cent of its trainees in the paid workforce.

Help Enterprises partners with a wide range of large employers and invests heavily in infrastructure and technology to ensure students graduate with the best possible chance of succeeding in the workplace.

Watch Help Enterprises' story on the Australian Training Awards YouTube channel.

Thiess Pty Ltd - 2013 Australian Apprenticeships - Employer Award

ThiessEstablished in 1934, Thiess Pty Ltd is a leading construction, mining and services company with operations across Australia, Indonesia, India and New Zealand.

The Thiess Apprenticeship Program (TAP) ensures the provision of quality, career paths for its employees. Founded in Queensland, TAP has been striving for excellence, best practice and innovation for over eight years. During this time, it has delivered training and employment to over 250 Australian Apprentices across a variety of disciplines.

TAP has been recognised Australia-wide for reaching and exceeding the highest possible industry standards for its quality on and off-the-job training methods.

Watch Thiess' story on the Australian Training Awards YouTube channel.

Connect with the Australian Training Awards

Visit the Australian Training Awards website
Email australiantrainingawards@education.gov.au
Telephone (02) 6240 8155

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This page was last updated at 25-January-2016

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