Conditions of Entry

By entering the 2024 South Australian Training Awards, you agree to comply with the following Conditions of Entry:

  1. All nominations must be submitted via the SA Training Awards online portal:
  2. The closing date for all nominations is 5:00 pm ACST Friday 24 May 2024. The South Australian Skills Commission reserves the right to extend the deadline for nominations.
  3. All nominees for individual award categories must be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia and reside in South Australia.
  4. A nominee must not be nominated for a similar award in another state or territory in the same year.
  5. Where an entrant is not self-nominated, they must agree to be nominated.
  6. Prospective nominees must be able to meet all the eligibility criteria for the award category being nominated.
  7. Each award category has specific criteria. All nominations must meet the criteria and be factually correct for the application to be considered a valid entry. Non-compliance with entry requirements will be sufficient reason for the South Australian Skills Commission to reject the nomination. Any material provided that exceeds the desired number of attachments will not be considered in judging.
  8. It is the responsibility of all nominees and nominators to ensure that they have selected the correct category.
  9. Nominees for individual categories must only nominate for one award in the 2024 SA Training Awards.
  10. The South Australian Skills Commission reserves the right to re-assign nominations lodged to incorrect categories at its discretion.
  11. By applying, all nominees for the SA Training Awards agree that the provision of their personal information may be used by external organisations for the purpose of determining their eligibility.
  12. By applying, all nominees for the SA Training Awards agree that all or part of any non-confidential material or details from their nominations, photographs and recordings can and may be used online, in any broadcast and print media, and in a range of publicity and promotional materials related to VET and skills, SA Training Awards or the Australian Training Awards.
  13. All nominees must comply with State and Commonwealth government standards regarding training, workplace health and safety, and industrial relations matters. The South Australian Skills Commission may refuse to proceed with a nomination at any time where an organisation or individual is under investigation by a State or Federal Government or has any unresolved issues with any other South Australian Government department.
  14. All training initiatives, courses and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) referenced in nominations must be registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) for course delivery in South Australia.
  15. RTOs in training provider categories must have their Head Office located in South Australia.
  16. To be considered for selection all RTOs delivering courses must have Scope of Registration to deliver such courses in South Australia.
  17. Shortlisted nominees must meet with the judging panel and may be visited at the location of their training as part of the judging process.
  18. Shortlisted nominees must attend all interviews in person and/or virtually, as required, and undergo all preparations that the South Australian Skills Commission or its nominee deems necessary for the Awards.
  19. All nominees must abide by the decisions of the South Australian Skills Commission or its nominee, whose decision shall be final on all matters relating to the Award – no correspondence about or justification for any decision will be provided.
  20. All finalists must attend the South Australian Training Awards Gala Presentation.
  21. If under the age of 18 years, nominees will need to be accompanied by a responsible parent or guardian, where applicable, at the South Australian Training Awards judging interviews, presentation, and national awards.
  22. SA Training Awards winners will be required to attend professional development activities in preparation for the Australian Training Awards.
  23. Winners of the 2024 South Australian Training Awards will be nominated for the 2024 Australian Training Awards in aligned categories to compete in that award category at the national level. All nominations for the Australian Training Awards will be considered by the Australian Training Awards judging panels. Finalists for each award category will be required to attend the 2024 Australian Training Awards ‘Finalist week’ and presentation ceremony in Canberra, ACT in December 2024.
  24. The Department for Education or any of its employees are eligible to apply for any award with the exclusion of staff directly involved in the administration of the Awards, or staff involved with the judging process.
  25. If any award winner receives a prize and is subsequently discovered to be ineligible for the award, the South Australian Skills Commission reserves the right to recover the prize from the entrant and award an alternate winner.

Privacy note

Only authorised State and Australian Training Awards government agency officers and appointed panel members have access to applicants’ information. The authorised State government agency may give information to other relevant bodies, sponsors, and media. Sensitive personal information will not be disclosed to any other party without the nominee’s consent, unless authorised or required by law. All panel members sign confidentiality and conflict of interest statements.