TAFE Queensland has been awarded the Best Achievement in Event Education and Training at the 2018 Australian Event Awards on the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday 21 November.

The Australian Event Awards recognises the nation’s event professionals for their achievements in Australia’s best events and event-related goods, services and innovations.

TAFE Queensland Chief Executive Officer Mary Campbell said the award recognises TAFE Queensland’s achievements in providing vocational education and training design and delivery services to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

“We are delighted and honoured to be selected as the Best Achievement in Event Education and Training in the Australian Event Awards 2018,” Mrs Campbell said.

“The award is a significant achievement and showcases TAFE Queensland’s commitment and capability to change lives all around the world.

“TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider delivering practical, industry-relevant training to more than 120,000 students each year.

“We are regarded as one of the best training providers in Australia and this award is a wonderful acknowledgement of our capabilities in providing large-scale customised skilling solutions to respond to the complex workforce needs of the many businesses we work with.

“The award acknowledges the work we did for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – the development and delivery of a bespoke, innovative and contemporary training solution to 15,000 volunteers and complementary leadership training to Games staff,” she said.

In 2018, TAFE Queensland celebrates 136 years of delivering quality education and training services to Queensland communities and industry partners, both locally and internationally.

“We are committed to delivering high quality, practical, hands-on industry-relevant education and training services to our communities and industry partners,” Mrs Campbell said.

“We have a highly experienced workforce dedicated to delivering best practice and innovative training that provides real employment outcomes for our students and employers.

“In the coming year, we will continue to focus on our students, communities and industry partners to provide people around the world with access to training and skills to equip them for the jobs of the future,” she said.



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