Nominations open for Victoria training awards
The Victorian Government is calling on all citizens involved in vocation training to nominate for the 2013 Victorian Training Awards.
State Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Peter Hall, said that the 59th annual training awards provided an excellent opportunity to recognise the outstanding achievements of students, trachers, training providers and employers.
“More and more Victorians are enrolling in vocational training and building careers for themselves and we want to hear their stories,” Mr Hall said.
“These awards recognise the talent that is being developed every day through our state’s vocational training system.”
Nominations for the Victorian Training Awards are open until May 10 this year and finalists will be announced on June 21, ahead of the presentation dinner on 6 September.
Mr Hall said the Victorian vocational education and training system was evolving to best meet the needs of individual Victorians, and the state as a whole.
Individual award categories include:
- Victorian School-based Apprentice of the Year Award;
- Victorian Apprentice of the Year Award;
- Victorian Koorie Student of the Year Award;
- Victorian Trainee of the Year Award;
- Victorian Vocational Student of the Year Award; and
- Victorian Teacher/Trainer of the Year Award
Categories for employers, training providers and schools include:
- Victorian VET Client Service/Support Excellence Award;
- Victorian Large Training Provider of the Year Award;
- Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year Award;
- Victorian VET in Schools Excellence Award;
- Victorian Employer of the Year Award;
- Victorian Small Employer of the Year Award;
- Victorian Industry Collaboration Award; and
- Victorian Employer Award for Apprentice Development