Addressing the selection criteria
In your application, you must present information in a way that clearly addresses the award criteria. The details below will give you an overview of what the judges will be looking for.
Section A: Overview
Provide an overview of your areas of expertise, qualifications, courses/classes taught, education and work background, a description of the environment in which you operate and any specific challenges you encountered and may have had to overcome during the course of teaching/training.
This information will not be considered or used for judging purposes, but it may be used as your summary throughout the Awards process.
Your answer in this section will be limited to 300 words.
Section B: Applicants will be judged against the following criteria
We want to know more about you and you achievements that make you an excellent candidate for VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year. You'll be asked to provide short answers to four key areas:
- Excellence and initiatives
- Learner needs and focus
- Commitment to VET teaching and learning
- Links with industry and community
Your answers to these sections will be limited to 600 words each.
Up to five (5) single sided A4 page attachments are permitted, with each attachment to be provided at a 100 per cent ratio, one document per page. Attachments must be referenced in your application. No multimedia items or discs will be accepted, and any material exceeding the maximum number of attachments (5) will not be considered. Proof of qualifications do not count in the attachment limit.