Victorian Training Awards | Entry requirements reduced | Nominate today

Want to recognise someone doing great work in your organisation? Nominate them now for the AMCA Victorian Training Awards. We are pleased to announce entry requirements have been reduced to help you recognise excellence throughout your organisation. Nomination deadline extended to 11 July 2021.

Get your applications in by 11 June 2021 and give your employees the pat on the back they deserve.

Category award now open to all apprentices and trainees with no restrictions on completed year of study. Trade categories now open to ALL apprentices and trainees with no restriction on year of study, including:

  • Mechanical Drafting
  • Mechanical Plumbing
  • Refrigeration Mechanic

Young Achiever award is now open to ANY actively employed individual in the construction industry. There are no restrictions on the number of nominations in any one category that a company makes.

With fewer restrictions and an extended registration period, there will be a nomination candidate in your organisation, start here to acknowledge their hard work. 

Nominations for the Victorian Training Awards will close Friday 11th June 2021 at 5.00pm AEST. 

Entry requirements
The trade category awards (including Mechanical Drafting, Mechanical Plumbing and Refrigeration Mechanic) are now open to all apprentices and trainees with no restriction on the nominee’s year of study. 

For the Young Achiever category, the nominee must be actively employed in any aspect of the construction industry. This award recognises the dedication and excellence of an individual who is involved in the air conditioning and mechanical contractors’ industry.

There is no restriction on the number of nominations in any one category that a company makes. Employers are encouraged to consider suitable nominees for more than one category if relevant.

Judging Criteria

  • Career and study achievements will be attending or have completed TAFE or industry off the job training to a high standard, have an appreciation and understanding of the importance of education and training in their ongoing development, and will have a broad plan for their future development.
  • Communication, team and leadership skills: will be a good communicator who has a high degree of self-reliance in meeting challenges and works well with other people in the company team.
  • Other pursuits: will be able to demonstrate other interests and knowledge beyond that in the workplace, such as awareness of current, social or political issues occurring in the community. These interests may also be in the sporting field or undertaking any community service activity.
  • Ambassador for the AMCA and the mechanical services industry: will l be a strong advocate and worthy ambassador for the industry in the promotion of the industry’s technical capability and the promotion of the industry as a worthwhile career option for young people.