There are two ways you can enter the Australian Training Awards.

The categories below are identified as either state/territory entry or direct entry.

State/Territory entry award categories

For the below categories, nominees must come through their respective state and territory training awards and must have won an equivalent award at the state or territory level. To apply for these categories, please see your relevant state or territory’s nomination process.

Direct entry award categories

Categories marked as direct entry are managed by the Australian Government. Applications for these categories must be submitted through the Australian Training Awards online application portal. For more information email