SATA Awards 2018

SA Training Awards 2018 sponsors.

Apprenticeship Support Australia

Apprentice of the Year
Sponsored by  Apprenticeship Support Australia

Apprenticeship Support Australia (ASA) is one of the leading national providers of the Australian Federal Government’s ‘Australian Apprenticeship Support Network’, delivered under contract from the Department of Education and Training. ASA delivers skills development advice and solutions to businesses and job-seekers across Australia, with a focus on lifting apprenticeship commencement and completion rates by providing support at every stage of the employment cycle. 


Department of Education and Child Development logo

School-based Apprentice of the Year
Sponsored by Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) - Navigating Future Pathways

Navigating Future Pathways is an initiative within the Secondary Learners Directorate of the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD). It enables government high school students to combine their South Australian Certificate of Education with vocational education and training in the form of a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship. School-based apprenticeships and traineeships offer an attractive career option for young people through structured training, school studies and work experience. School-based apprenticeships provide a head start for young people in their chosen career while earning nationally-recognised qualifications and valuable work skills.


News Corp Australia logo

Vocational Student of the year
Sponsored by News Corp Australia

News Corp Australia is proud to be associated with the SA Training Awards. As a sponsor, their long-serving connection reflects our commitment to the South Australian training and education sector. While providing a unique forum for organisations to brand and promote their training courses and programs, they equip readers with the tools to make relevant and informed decisions about their career pathways in an increasingly competitive market.


Mas National logo

Training Provider and Small Employer of the year
Sponsored by MAS National

MAS National is known for ‘Making Apprenticeships Simple’ and offering the highest quality apprenticeship support services, with a national solution, to employers and apprentices since 1998. The team of consultants at MAS National are highly qualified professionals with extensive experience across a wide range of industries. They offer career advice, mentoring and guidance to all individuals, including students, school leavers, apprentices and trainees, and employers. They also provide expert advice on government incentives and a wide selection of training opportunities.



Medium Employer of the year
Sponsored by MEGT

MEGT is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting employers, apprentices, trainees, job seekers and students since 1982. MEGT offer a free service, providing:

  • Information and advice regarding the Australian Apprenticeships program
  • Assistance with Government incentives that might be available
  • Ongoing contact and support for employers, apprentices and trainees

As the largest and only national Apprenticeship Network Provider, MEGT are your local apprenticeship experts.



Large Employer of the Year
Sponsoredby TAFE SA

TAFE SA is one of Australia's largest providers of vocational education and training, teaching a significant and diverse portfolio of qualifications, workplace competencies and short courses to thousands of students every year. We work with industry and business to deliver quality education and training that is tailored to industry needs and helps students achieve personal and professional learning objectives. At TAFE SA, we are proud of our role in helping people find jobs and develop career paths – and ultimately in contributing to a skilled workforce that can respond to economic priorities and support thriving communities across South Australia.