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HIA Apprentice Awards celebrate the achievements of our future tradespeople while encouraging continued excellence in the industry. Winners are given the chance to boost their career with industry recognition; signalling a bright future in the industry.
The 2022 Apprentice Awards have now closed. For more information on the 2023 awards, enquire now.
|Region||2022 Presentation date|
|ACT & Southern NSW||5 November|
|New South Wales||18 August|
|North Queensland||4 November|
|Northern Territory||28 October|
|South Australia||26 November|
|Western Australia||5 August|
It's easy to enter. Simply complete the online form which includes questions on worksite performance, ethics and skill for both the apprentice and the apprentice's host. The following items also need to be uploaded as part of your submission:
Judging is carried out by a panel of judges comprising of industry representatives. They will review your submission alongside all other applicants. Once finalists have been selected, HIA will contact each successful apprentice to arrange a face-to-face interview.
Here is an example of the questions the judges may ask:
Judges consider attitude to work, maturity, personal development and overall progress throughout the Apprenticeship. They also consider:
Terms of entry
Publicity & warranties
Privacy & personal information
The person who hires an apprentice from a Group Training Organisation (GTO).
The person or company that directly indentures the apprentice (employs and is responsible for the payment of wages, Superannuation, workcover etc).
Registered Training Organisation (RTO)
Where the apprentice or trainee does their trade qualification (eg. TAFE).
A copy of a student’s academic record; providing details on modules and grades.
Is a GTO (Group Training Organisation). The GTO indentures the apprentice, manages the apprenticeship and places the apprentice with a host. The GTO is the legal employer of the apprentice.
This is the qualification the apprentice works to, to gain their qualification. The RTO provides the training plan to the apprentice.
When a person is signed up under a training contract (apprentice or trainee).
Winner: Brayden Burgess, PB Quality Constructions, Hunter. Partnered by Stratco
Help us find the best in building construction, design excellence, sustainability, renovation and innovation.
Celebrate the highest level of achievement for the "best of the best" in the residential building industry for award winning designs and builds from across Australia.
Highly-prized recognition within the industry for extensive business and financial management practices.
Celebrating sustainably-built homes, new products and GreenSmart Professionals. Gain recognition for your sustainability building practices.
Recognising the vital work done by those behind-the-scenes in small businesses in the building industry.
HIA host the Annual Apprentice Awards to recognise and inspire the next generation of apprentices for the construction industry.
Putting the spotlight on apprentice hosts and the important contribution they make for Australian apprentices.