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HIA Apprentice Host Trainer Award

This award recognises the host of an HIA apprentice for their:

  • significant contribution to develop an apprentice’s on-site skills. 
  • knowledge of building techniques.
  • encouragement of apprentices to succeed in the future. 

The award also recognises the importance of safety management on worksites and the resulting wellbeing role of a host trainer when mentoring an apprentice.

Announcement of winners

Winners will be announced at Housing Awards events in October-December 2021.

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Conditions of entry

Entrant eligibility

Entry is open only to HIA Apprentices Host Trainers. Host Trainers must be financial members in good standing with the Housing Industry Association Limited (HIA) and participating in the HIA Apprentice scheme at the time of entry until the completion of the awards program.

The entrant should nominate and enter in the HIA region that employs their apprentice(s). If the entrant hosts apprentices across a number of HIA regions, they should enter in the HIA region that employs the majority of their apprentices.

    Terms of entry

  1. All applicable sections of the online entry form must be completed including the details of a current HIA apprentice for the purposes of an interview which completes the application for this Award.
  2. Each entrant will be judged by industry professionals
  3. Judges reserve the right to decline to present an Award in a particular category if a minimum standard of excellence has not been reached.
  4. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  5. Publicity & warranties

  6. The entrant:
    a) warrants that the details of their entry are correct in every respect and comply with the conditions of entry;
    b) grants to HIA an irrevocable license to use the subject matter of the entry and material included with or as part of the entry for any purpose in connection with the promotion of HIA and the Awards;
    c) agrees to state the category, HIA region and the year awarded, whenever disclosing information or themselves in any communications media, as a finalist or winner in the Apprentice Host Trainer Awards; and
    d) agrees to comply with the HIA Awards Advertising Standards, HIA Award winners conditions of use and HIA Award logo style guide.
  7. Disqualification

  8. HIA reserve the right to disqualify an applicant before, during or after the contest judging, official announcement of winners and awards presentation if the HIA determines that:
    a) The entry or entrant breeches or otherwise fails to meet/observe any of the above stated eligibility or contest requirements;
    b) HIA considers false or misleading information is intentionally provided;
    c) the entrant ceases to be a member of HIA or engages in conduct that has the potential to bring HIA and HIA Apprentices into disrepute.
  9. In the case of disqualification after the awards’ ceremony the entrant will be required to return the award and a public announcement may be made by HIA.
  10. Disclosure

  11. HIA cannot guarantee the return of entry material or supplied information. However in accordance with HIA’s Privacy Policy HIA will protect your information and data from unauthorised access at least as well as it protects its own corporate information.
  12. HIA does not guarantee that all entrants will be featured in publications or promotional events related to the HIA Awards.
  13. Privacy & personal information

  14. HIA may collect personal information (as defined in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)) and other information relating to the entrant’s business in order to administer the Awards. All entries become HIA’s property.
  15. By participating in the Awards (including by submitting an entry), the entrant consents for HIA to use and disclose any personal information:
    a) for the purposes set out in HIA’s Privacy Statement available at; and
    b) to HIA’s related entities, business partners, agencies, sponsors and other third parties engaged to provide services in connection with the Awards, in order to:
          i) market to the entrant, including by email, SMS/ MMS, mail, social media and telephone; and
         ii) administer the Awards
  16. The entrant agrees that such consent continues unless otherwise withdrawn. To withdraw consent to receive marketing material from HIA or a third party or request that personal information not be disclosed to a third party, the entrant may:
    a) Call HIA on 1300 650 620
    b) Email