Applications open for 2018 Australian Training Awards

AustralianTrainingAwards Applications are now open for seven categories of the Australian Training Awards to be held in Sydney in November. The awards are the peak, national awards for the vocational education and training (VET) sector, recognising individuals, businesses and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia.

The majority of the Awards are the culmination of the state and territory training awards with winners from each state and territory eligible to compete at the national level in aligned categories.

Seven award categories available by entering directly are:


  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • National Achievement Award
  • Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award


  • Small Employer of the Year Award*
  • Australian Apprenticeships – Employer Award

Registered Training Organisation

  • School Pathways to VET Award
  • International Training Provider of the Year Award **

*Small Employer of the Year Award is direct entry for WA and NSW.

Applications close 31 May 2018. For more information, visit