The Student of the Year Award recognises students that have demonstrated exceptional achievements and commitment to their studies. Students that completed an AICM delivered qualification during the prior financial year are eligible for the student of the year award.

High Achievers Awards will also be presented for each of the 3 qualifications the AICM delivers.

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  • - AICM Facilitators review all graduates of the 3 qualifications on the AICM Scope of Registration in the past 12 months to 30th June each year.   
  • -  AICM Facilitators provide recommendations to the board for the student of the year from each qualification.
  • -  Recommendations will be presented to the Board removing references to organisation(s) individual(s) and/or any other distinguishing mark(s) such as logos or trademarks  for the final choice re the winner of the Student of the Year
  • - The board reviews these recommendations and selects or endorses the Student of the Year.

- A high achiever award will be announced for each qualification, in the October Newsletter (after conference) and December Magazine.
- The Student of the year will be notified in September and invited to attend conference where presentation and announcement will be made.

Student of the Year will be announced at the National Conference which they will be invited to attend as the AICM's guest including accommodation (transport and meals not included). 

High Achievers for each of the qualifications will be invited to attend an event in their capital city and be presented with a Certificate of Recognition and complimentary AICM membership for the next financial year. 

To be eligible students must have

  1. graduated a full qualification within the past 12 months
  2. participated in all online forums for their chosen units of competencies
  3. completed all Trainer Marked Activities for their chosen unit of competencies
  4. completed their qualification in the required timeframe, or a shorter timeframe
  5. submitted each of their assessments in the required submission timelines
  • - Assessment submissions demonstrated outstanding quality and detail to the units of competency being assessed
  • - Overall engagement with facilitators and assessors
  • - Commitment to the learning process
  • - Quality of work
  • - Skills and knowledge growth and understanding over the duration of the qualification 

The first ever Student of the Year was presented to Anastasia Khayrets, BASF Australia

Read the article about her experience.