The award categories

 

Sector categories

 

The Sector categories are open to any company or training provider, or marketplace, comparison and course-finder sites

S01. Construction and Associated Trades, Agriculture and Horticulture

S02. Digital (including IT, Technology, Telecommunications, Media and Multimedia)

S03. Education (all levels)

S04. Environment and Sustainability

S05. Financial and Professional Services (including lawyers, accountants, architects, banking, etc)

S06. Health, Medical, Pharmaceutical and Social Care (including care homes and care at home services)

S07. Manufacturing (including aerospace, automotive and all other manufacturing or process industries)

S08. Public Services and Utilities (including national and local government departments, police, emergency services and armed forces)

S09. Retail, Hospitality, Sport, Leisure and Consumer Services (all types and all channels)

S10. Supply Chain (including warehousing, delivery, road, rail, sea, air and associated services)

 

Function categories

 

This group of categories looks across functions within organisations. In addition to the specific category titles, such initiatives as team development or sustainability will be relevant in any of the Function categories.

F01. Accounting

F02. Customer Service

F03. Facilities Management (including property, plant, equipment and environmental)

F04. Health, Safety & Risk

F05. HR and Talent (including induction, continuous development, re-skilling, numeracy and literacy, placement training, traineeships, internships, Kick Start, etc)

F06. Legal & Paralegal

F07. Management & Leadership

F08. Marketing & Sales

F09. Product, or Process Training (including customer training)

F10. Technical or Engineering Training

 

New Thinking and Innovation categories

 

This group of categories allows for specific innovation, such as AI or emulated learning. New categories now reflect how innovative thinking may have helped in the response to learning while Covid-19 was doing its worst or in an organisation’s route to a sustainable future. This group of categories also welcomes entries from marketplace, comparison and course-finder sites.

N01. Business and Academic Partnerships (for business benefit)

N02. Design, Content Creation and Video

N03. Digital Learning or E-learning

N04. Learning Process (including asynchronous, automatic, blended,micro, personalised, synchronous, etc)

N05. Learning Tools & Technology (including knowledge bases, cpd wallets, cv directories and cv video files, etc)

N06. Mobile Learning

N07. Response to Covid-19

N08. Sustainability

N09. New Course or Training Initiative

N10. Start Up Company or Organisation (must have started after September 1, 2019)

 

Outstanding Achievement categories

 

To enter one of the Outstanding Achievement categories you must have entered at least one of the Sector, Function or Innovation categories.

OA01. Outstanding In-house Training Initiative

OA02. Outstanding In-house Team

OA03. Outstanding External Provider

OA04. Outstanding Innovation

OA05. Outstanding Course or Initiative

 

 

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