Australian School-based Apprentice of the Year Award

The Australian School-based Apprentice of the Year Award is presented to a student who is undertaking a Certificate II or above qualification as a part-time Australian School-based Apprentice. The Award recognises the student’s commitment to their formal studies at school, and in the workplace.

Nominees for this award must be a permanent resident of Australia and have won the equivalent state or territory training awards in 2020.

Eligibility criteria for the state or territory training awards

You must:

  • be undertaking/completing a Certificate II or above qualification through an Australian School-based Apprenticeship (apprenticeship or traineeship);
  • be still enrolled at school;
  • have a Contract of Training registered with your relevant state training authority; and
  • nominate in the state or territory where your Contract of Training is lodged.

This award category requires the applicant to address the following award criteria:

Criterion 1: Career and Study Achievements

Consider such things as:

  • why did you choose your course?
  • How has the training impacted on you?
  • What have you gained from it?
  • How has your job assisted your skills development?

(limit: 400 words)

Criterion 2: Team and communication skills

Consider any skills you have developed through your training, such as:

  • What have you been able to tell others, students, mates etc. about your training?
  • What do you like about working in a team setting?
  • What traits do you think are important to positively influence others?

(limit: 400 words)

Criterion 3: Ability to be an Ambassador (representative) for training in Australia

Tell us about:

  • Provide examples where you have taken a leadership role inside or outside of school?
  • What other activities have you been involved in where you have been a representative?
  • How would you describe the quality of your training?

(limit: 400 words)

Criterion 4: Other qualities and pursuits

You may wish to include information about:

  • Have you had to address any challenges that have impacted on your training?
  • When have you been required to use initiative either in your training, your personal life or your workplace?
  • What other qualities or activities do you feel would be useful in your role as Australian School-based Apprentice of the Year?
  • What other community or work experience have you had?

(limit: 400 words)

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