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Be recognised nationally! 2015 Australian Apprenticeships – Employer Award

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The Australian Apprenticeships – Employer Award recognises those employers who have made innovative improvements in training which benefit the outcomes for their apprentices and/or trainees in Australia.

The Award is one of the 18 awards presented at the 2015 Australian Training Awards, the peak national awards for vocational education and training (VET).

“The award gives us real credibility when we promote ourselves as an employer of choice. Workforce shortages are an increasing issue in the community sector and winning this award gives us an edge over other organisations.”

Fergus Nelson, Chief Executive Officer, Just Better Care Canberra – 2014 winner.


Applicants must meet the Conditions of Entry requirements and be an employer of an Australian Apprentice (includes apprentices and trainees) at some time between 1 January 2014 and 30 April 2015. Statements addressing the selection criteria for this category must be written with particular focus on the employment of apprentices and/or trainees.

How to apply

Applications for the Award are made directly to the Australian Training Awards by completing the nomination form on the website. Applications close Friday 29 May 2015.

Benefits of applying

Becoming a national finalist and/or winning an Australian Training Award will mean your organisation is recognised Australia-wide as a national leader in skills.

Being a national finalist or a winner can help your organisation to:

  • extend its reach to a greater national audience, and potentially increase awareness to new clients
  • gain national recognition for the implementation of quality training practices
  • become a highly desirable work place for potential employees.

For more information

Australian Training Awards website

02 6240 8155

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