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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; signalling a bright future in the industry.

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

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
South Australia Friday 28 February 2020
Western Australia Friday 3 April 2020
New South Wales Friday 22 May 2020
Hunter Friday 12 June 2020
Northern Territory Monday 15 June 2020
Tasmania
Friday 19 June 2020
Victoria Friday 19 June 2020
ACT & Southern NSW Friday 26 June 2020
North Queensland Friday 10 July 2020
Queensland Friday 31 July 2020

Announcement of winners

Winners were announced at each regional Housing Awards presentation 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.