The award categories


Sector categories


S01. Agriculture and Horticulture

S02. Construction and Associated Trades

S03. Education (all levels)

S04. Financial Services

S05. Healthcare (including specific Covid-19 training)

S06. Hospitality, Sport and Leisure

S07. IT and Technology

S08. Manufacturing (including aerospace, automotive and all other manufacturing or process industries)

S09. Professional Services (including lawyers, accountants, architects, etc)

S10. Public Services and Utilities (including national and local government departments, police, emergency services and armed forces)

S11. Retail (all types and all channels)

S12. Transport (road, rail, sea, air and associated services)

S13. Consumer Services (such as appliance servicing, roadside assistance, etc)


Function categories


F01. Accounting & Bookkeeping

F02. Customer Service

F03. Health, Safety & Risk

F04. Legal & Paralegal

F05. Management & Leadership

F06. Marketing & Sales

F07. Product, or Process Training (including customer training)

F08. Technical or Engineering Training

F09. Team Development


New Thinking and Innovation categories


This group of categories allows for specific innovation, such as AI or emulated learning. A new category now reflects how innovative thinking may have helped in the response to learning while Covid-19 was doing its worst.

N01. Design, Content Creation and Video

N02. Digital Learning or E-learning

N03. Learning Process (including asynchronous, automatic, blended,micro, personalised, synchronous, etc)

N04. Learning Tools & Technology (including knowledge bases, cpd wallets, cv directories and cv video files, etc)

N05. Mobile Learning

N06. Response to Covid-19


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, please.

OA01. In-house Team

OA02. External Provider

OA03. Outstanding Innovation

OA04. Outstanding Course or Initiative



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