South Australian Training Awards

The SA Training Awards give us a unique occasion to learn about the incredible work of our training organisations, the talented and dedicated students who undertake vocational education and training (VET), and trailblazing employers committed to the education and growth of individuals in their workforces.

A student-run café, a diversity and inclusion administrator working in the Arts, a Riverland carpentry apprentice passionate about on-site mental health initiatives and a female automotive electrical trainee are just four of the exceptional winners in this year’s South Australian Training Awards.

Presented on 21 September 2023, the awards recognised the achievements of the state’s best vocational education and training (VET) students, apprentices, trainees, trainers, training providers, schools and employers and highlight the quality training opportunities available across the State.

The awards covered 13 categories - six for individuals and seven for organisations. In addition, a Voters’ Choice Award, was presented to the public’s favourite individual finalist.

This year, we were thrilled to introduce the Excellence in Diversity Award as a state-based award recognising organisations that demonstrate outstanding commitment to students and employees through helping them overcome significant barriers or disadvantage, and successfully participate in accredited and non-accredited VET training.

Find out what was involved in this year's application

In 2023 we prepared resources to provide practical advice about how to prepare an application that maximises you chance of success.

2023 key dates

DateWhat's happening
17 April 2023Applications open
11 June 2023Applications close 6pm
July 2023Judging
21 September 2023South Australian Training Awards Gala Dinner
17 November 2023Australian Training Awards presentation event (Hobart)
See our past winners

The biggest advocates for the South Australian Training awards are our previous winners.

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Frequently asked questions

We have compiled some frequently asked questions to help you with your application in the South Australian Training Awards.

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Australian Training Awards

The Australian Training Awards are the peak national awards that showcase best practice in vocational education and training (VET).

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