The Australian Training Awards are the peak national awards for the vocational education and training sector—recognising individuals, businesses and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia.

The 2020 Australian Training Awards were held online on Friday 20 November, with 2020 Queensland winners competing in aligned categories at a national level, along with finalists in direct entry categories.

2020 national winners and finalists

Congratulations to the Queensland winners and runner ups:

  • Mary Campbell, CEO, TAFE Queensland – Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Debbie Blow, Director of Community Services, Health and Nursing Facility, TAFE Queensland Gold Coast – Winner of the National Achievement Award
  • Breanna Cassidy – Winner of the Australian Apprentice (Trainee) of the Year Award
  • Kent Saddlery – Winner of the Small Employer of the Year Award
  • Braden Hellmuth – Runner up of the Australian Apprentice of the Year Award

The Queensland finalists were:

Individual award categories

Business award categories

Training provider category

  • School Pathways to VET Award – Sunshine Coast Technical Trade Training Centre and Caloundra State High (direct entrant)

Last updated 23 November 2020

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