Awards - TAFE Queensland Brisbane

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We work hard to deliver innovative and best-practice training. We also strive to be the number one training provider in Australia and offer the best employment outcomes for our students. Clearly, we don't set out to win awards, but it's nice when we do. It's also proof of our commitment to being the best at everything we do.


  • Queensland Tourism Awards - College of Tourism and Hospitality (COTAH), Tourism Education and Training category winner
  • WorldSkills Australia - Lyly Chen, Bronze Medallist, COTAH graduate
  • WorldSkills Australia - Alice Litzow, Bronze Medallist, Fashion graduate
  • Nestle Golden Chef's Hat - Tara Bain and Rachel Male, National Winners
  • Australian Professional Photography Awards (APPA) - Megan Rizzo, 2 x Silver Awards, Portrait category
  • APPA - Nathan Smith, Silver award, Illustrative and Landscape categories
  • APPA - Victoria Reid, Silver award, Portrait category
  • Jeweller's Association of Australia Design Awards - Jason Cheetham, Winner, 1st and 2nd Year Apprentice/Student Craftsmanship and Design


  • Queensland Training Awards - Ian Taylor, VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year
  • DETE Staff Excellent Award - Ian Taylor, Music and Sound teacher
  • Metropolitan VET Teacher of the Year - Ian Taylor, Music and Sound teacher
  • Austafe Legend Award - Ian Taylor, Music and Sound teacher


  • SBIT CEO Teaching and Learning Award - Ian Taylor, Music and Sound teacher


  • Australia Day Achievement Award - Jane McPhee, Manager of Training and Delivery Solutions
  • Australia Day Achievement Award - Chris Booth, Photoimaging teacher
  • AUSTAFE Legend Award - Penne Amiet, ESL teacher


  • Queensland Training Awards - Corie Duff, ATSI student of the year
  • Aspiration Award (Fashion) - Heather Harris
  • International Sponsorship Awards - Amy Davidson, Fashion
  • World Skills Australia - Rhaman Donovan, Gold Medalist
  • AUSTAFE Legend Award - Penne Amiet, ESL teacher
  • AMIA for Excellence - Marketing Communications - B2C and Education State Winner and National Finalist
  • Best Registered Travel Industry Training Institution
  • Queensland-China Education and Training Awards for Excellence

Our hairdressing apprentices have been successful winners at the Stefan Hair Awards.