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This award recognises the achievements of a Year 12 student who has excelled in their area of Vocational Education.  This is not an ‘academic’ award issued to a student for achieving the top mark in a VET examination.

Schools are invited to put forward one nominee for this award, to be determined by their own internal processes.

Nominate today!

NOMINATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 5th August 2022

 

Schools are invited to put forward one nominee for this award.

Nominees must:

  • Be undertaking a Vocational Education and Training course as part of their HSC (they may be undertaking a Schools Based Apprenticeship or Traineeship
  • Be in (completing) year 12

The school Leader of Learning Vocational Education should forward the application, assisted as required by the nominee’s VET teacher, Work Place employer (if applicable), Careers Adviser, Principal. The application should be endorsed by the School Principal.

Guidelines for completion

  1. Why have you nominated this student for the award?

You may want to cover:

  • Training/studies
  • Industry knowledge
  • Personal skills

 

  1. How has this student shown growth during their vocational course?

You may want to cover:

  • Academic growth
  • Challenges overcome
  • Demonstrated improvement in any aspect of the course
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Initiative, persistence

 

  1. Outline how the student has excelled in their vocational course

You may want to cover:

  • Practical skills – working to industry standard
  • Application of knowledge and skills
  • Workplacement employer feedback
  • Teamwork
  • Taking pride in their efforts to achieve competencies

 

  1. Any other comments

 

  1. Supporting documentation:

You may wish to include:

    • Employer reports/letter of support
    • Photographs
    • Relevant Certificates/awards
    • Newsletter articles etc

This award recognises the achievements of a Year 12 student who has excelled in their area of Vocational Education.  This is not a traditional academic award issued to a student for achieving the top mark in a VET examination.

Schools are invited to put forward one nominee for this award.

Submit your nominations at the Nomination form page.

Please return the form and any supporting documentation by close of business on Friday 5th August 2022.

The VET Student of the Year will be presented at the Diocesan HSC Awards Ceremony in February 2023.

Schools are welcome to present their nominee/finalist at their own School Graduation/Awards Ceremony in Term 4.

The VET Student of the Year will be presented at the Diocesan HSC Awards Ceremony in February. The recipient will receive a certificate, glass trophy and prize to the value of $200.