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Apprentice Awards

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; signaling a bright future in the industry.

Entries to the Apprentice Awards are now open!

There are two options for entering the awards, you can either enter online or download an entry form and submit to your local HIA office. All entries need to be received by the closing date for your region.

Enter online

Download an entry form, complete all the questions and submit your entry with a good quality digital photo of the apprentice.

Who can apply?

This award is open to all apprentices of HIA members. Apprentices can be nominated by their host, by HIA Apprentices or they can nominate themselves.

What are we looking for?

Judges consider attitude to work, maturity, personal development and overall progress throughout the Apprenticeship. They also consider the following:

  • Work ethic
  • Communication skills and personal presentation
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Trade and industry knowledge
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Understanding of Work, Health & Safety
  • Relationship with fellow workers, host and clients
  • Academic results and award.

Closing dates

Region Closing dates
Western Australia Closed
ACT & Southern NSW Friday 28 June
Northern Territory Friday 7 June
NSW Friday 7 June
Tasmania Friday 7 June
Gold Coast/Northern Rivers Friday 14 June
Hunter
Friday 14 June
Queensland Friday 28 June
North Queensland Friday 12 July
Victoria Friday 2 August
South Australia Friday 17 January 2020

Announcement of winners

Winners will be announced at each regional Housing Awards presentation in late 2019.

Winners from each state awards then progress to the 2020 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards.

Further information

Contact your local HIA Events team on 1300 650 620 for more information about entering the awards.