On Friday 20 November the Australian Training Awards will showcase Australia’s national training system and celebrate the exceptional talent in vocational education and training (VET).

75 finalists have been shortlisted across seventeen Australian Training Award categories.

The Australian Training Awards recognise outstanding achievement in students, apprentices, trainees and teachers, employers and registered training organisations.

The awards also recognise outstanding leadership and contribution to the VET sector through the Lifetime Achievement Award and National Achievement Award.

Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, said “The 2020 Australian Training Awards, which will an online event for the first time in its 26-year history, will help reinforce the benefits of a vibrant VET sector.”

“This is a fantastic chance to recognise hard-working Australians and the career journeys they are undertaking, as well as testimony to their dedication, their skills and their passion.”

Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships, the Hon Steve Irons MP said the Morrison Government is proud to support the Australian Training Awards, and committed to supporting the VET sector.

Selection as a finalist in this prestigious award program is a great honour. All award finalists are invited to become part of the exclusive Australian VET Alumni. Alumni members share their story of success and inspire others to consider VET training on their career pathway.

Discover more about the finalists by reading their profiles.

The Australian Training Awards is on at 6.00 pm AEDT on Friday, 20 November 2020. Register now to watch the presentation.

For more information, visit the Australian Training Awards on Twitter, and Facebook.