The Award recognises demonstrated excellence in a VET program and successful achievement of the Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) by Tasmanian senior secondary students. Award recipients are selected from the nominees by an award judging panel, possessing extensive experience in the VET and education sector.

Nominations for the Award are now open.

How to nominate an outstanding student

There are two parts to the nomination.

Nominators must:

  1. Complete a word document nomination application
  2. Submit the word document in an online form to complete the nomination.

Please share this information with any teachers or staff who may be interested in nominating an outstanding student for an award.

Nominations close Friday 13 November 2020.

If you have any questions regarding the TASC Outstanding Achievement Awards and the nomination process please contact TASC on 6165 6000 or at

We look forward to receiving your nominations.

To be eligible for nomination a student must:

  • be nominated by an employer, teacher, principal or industry representative
  • be enrolled in a Tasmanian school or college in 2020
  • have achieved their TCE by 18 December 2020
  • demonstrate outstanding achievement in VET as part of their TCE program.

All nominations must be based on one (1) VET qualification only and nominees MUST achieve their TCE in 2020 otherwise they will not be eligible for an award. This will be checked when results are released on 18 December 2020.

The Principal of your school must endorse all nominations.

Each school may select up to three nominees for an award per industry (Training package area). It is the responsibility of the Principal to ensure that this requirement is met when considering whether to endorse nominations.

There is no limit on how many students can be nominated by each school, so long as the school does not exceed the maximum of three nominations per industry area.

Award recipients will be selected by a TASC appointed panel of experts in the vocational education and training sector. There will be up to 30 award recipients selected from the total nominees by the panel.

All nominated students will notified about the outcome of their nomination by mid-January 2021. Schools will be notified if a student is a recipient of an Award through communication with the school’s Principal and TASC Liaison Officer (TLO).