Ruth Schubert, Director, Programs and Services, and Denise Janek, Managing Director of TAFE SA Regional, after collecting the award for Large Training Provider of the Year.
TAFE SA has won five awards at the 2011 Australian Training Awards announced in Brisbane on Friday night.
Large Training Provider of the Year
TAFE SA Regional won the award for Australian Large Training Provider of the Year.
The award recognises the substantial transformation that has occurred in TAFE SA Regional over recent years. This includes the Institute building strong industry links, embracing the use of e-learning and flexible delivery and its commitment to delivery in high quality education outcomes for students from all walks of life in regional and remote communities across South Australia.
Vocational Student of the Year
Vanessa Corbell who studied a Certificate III in Floristry at TAFE SA Adelaide North Institute was awarded the prize of best Vocational Student of the Year.
Small Employer of the Year Award
Murray Bridge Veterinary Clinic was awarded best Small Employer of the Year for offering high quality veterinary services and its commitment to training. TAFE SA Adelaide North Institute at Gilles Plains was the training provider.
VET Teacher of the Year Award
Dr Lewis Vaughan at TAFE SA Adelaide North Institute won the Silver Prize as runner up for best VET Teacher in Australia.
Australian School Based Apprentice of the Year
Alexander Nikielski won runner up in this category – completing Year 12 as well as Certificate III in Electrotechnology at St Patrick’s College, his employer is Broens and training provider TAFE SA Adelaide North Institute.
This award highlights a great partnership between a high quality training provider in TAFE SA Adelaide North and high quality School in St Patricks that is committed to VET and an employer Broens Industries that also has a very strong commitment to training.