Training Provider of the Year

Sponsored by Hastings Deering.

Winner: Charles Darwin University

VET at CDU delivers more that 160 qualifications from Certificate I to Diploma level.

CDU has well over 10,000 students, campuses in Darwin, Casuarina, Palmerston, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine and Nhulunbuy and offers online, blended and face-to-face modes of learning.

The registered training organisation takes pride in delivering services across regional, remote and very remote NT to diverse, Aboriginal, multi-cultural and mainstream communities. In this complex environment CDU scored over 95% as part of the Student Outcome Survey for students recommending training to others - well above the national outcome of 89.7%.

CDU is committed to working with industry, creating purpose built courses to meet local needs and being an integral part of the NT’s economic and social development agenda.

Runner up: Nungalinya College

Nungalinya College is a combined (Anglican, Catholic, Uniting) churches, registered training organisation with 428 Aboriginal students. Working in partnership with Aboriginal churches in remote communities each year the college receives more applications than it can cater for.

Nungalinya is proud of the work its doing in Aboriginal education and the great improvements the college has made in student retention and completion rates as well as the extended course offerings in training Aboriginal teachers for the future.

The college has embarked on introducing assistant cultural advisors in classes to assist with language barriers encountered during the learning process and students report they love coming to Nungalinya because they feel safe - physically, culturally and spiritually.

Last updated: 24 June 2019

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