Now in its 55th year, the Victorian Training Awards are the state’s pre-eminent awards recognising achievements in the training sector. The Awards are one of the ways the Victorian Government rewards outstanding achievements and innovations in vocational education and training.
They recognise the valuable contribution of apprentices, trainees, students, teachers, employers, training providers and industry in building a world-class vocational education and training system in Victoria.
The school was one of three finalists in the McDonald’s Victorian Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Schools Excellence Award.The Victorian VET in Schools Excellence Award recognises an outstanding training program which delivers vocational education and training to secondary school students.
The program can be coordinated by secondary schools, industry groups, or by way of partnerships between schools, industry and Group Training Organisations, Local Community Partnerships or any other variation.
Principal Anne Martin said the school community was thrilled with the win after being a finalist for the second year running.
“It’s a real accolade for the school and an indication we are doing the right thing for the young people in relation to their schooling choices,” she said.
Hallam Senior College has 15 VET program available for students including construction, hairdressing, hospitality, and dance.