CATEGORIES & HOW TO ENTER

Please note that entries to the Active Training Awards are now closed. 

1

Small Employer of the Year (up to 100 employees)

This category is aimed at employers that provide outstanding support and development opportunities to their employees, within small organisations – up to 100 employees. These could be through holistic and organisation-wide wellbeing initiatives or training and development programmes.

Cost per entry
ukactive members: £265.00 + VAT
Non-members: £365.00 + VAT

2

Medium Employer of the Year (101-850 employees)

This category is aimed at employers that consistently provide outstanding support and development opportunities to their employees, within medium-sized organisations – 101- 850 employees. These could be through holistic and organisation-wide wellbeing initiatives or training and development based programmes.

Cost per entry
ukactive members: £315.00 + VAT
Non-members: £415.00 + VAT

3

Large Employer of the Year (851+ employees)

This category is aimed at employers that consistently provide outstanding support and development opportunities to their employees, within large organisations – 851+ employees. These could be through holistic and organisation-wide wellbeing initiatives, or training and development based programmes.

Cost per entry
ukactive members: £365.00 + VAT
Non-members: £465.00 + VAT

4

Training Provider of the Year

This category is aimed at training providers that best support the development and delivery of high quality skills and education services to clients. The training provider should be able to demonstrate consistent high quality and impact.

Cost per entry
ukactive members: £365.00 + VAT
Non-members: £465.00 + VAT

5

Apprenticeship Provider of the Year

This category is aimed at providers that can demonstrate excellence in the provision of single or multiple apprenticeship programmes across the sector.

Cost per entry
ukactive members: £365.00 + VAT
Non-members: £465.00 + VAT

6

Best Innovation

This category is aimed at any education and training programme that is able to demonstrate a unique and pioneering approach that paves the way for an outstanding learner experience. The innovation may be digital/technological in nature or content based. The training programme can be formal or informal.

Cost per entry
ukactive members: £365.00 + VAT
Non-members: £465.00 + VAT

7

Specialist Training Programme of the Year

This category is aimed at an education & training programme that enables physical activity professionals to support a targeted population and/or under-represented groups, including but not limited to: older adults, kids, inactive populations, pre/post-natal, chronic disease sufferers, special needs, rehabilitation and exercise referral, BAME, LGBT and socially deprived communities, etc.

Cost per entry
ukactive members: £365.00 + VAT
Non-members: £465.00 + VAT

8

Transformational Leadership Award

This category recognises a high-performing management team that can demonstrate how they have overcome a significant organisational challenge through a combination of effective strategy, staff development and inspirational leadership.

This award is open to all companies and could be a local authority operator which has harnessed innovation to transform their delivery, a supplier which has made huge strides expanding into challenging new markets or a not-for-profit which has broken new ground to divest from reliance on traditional funding streams. Judges will be particularly keen to learn how the team worked with colleagues and partners to develop the skills and competencies required to address the challenge, whilst delivering tangible strategies and goals through motivational leadership.

Please note that ukactive will work with successful applicants to develop a series of best practice case studies that can be used to help train and shape the future of the sector. Your permission to take this forward will be an entry requirement, although sensitive information can be redacted.

Cost per entry
ukactive members: £365.00 + VAT
Non-members: £465.00 + VAT

10

Outstanding Individual of the Year

This award recognises an individual who can demonstrate stand-out commitment to learning and development and fantastic levels of achievement, whilst inspiring both colleagues and consumers every-day. The individual must be nominated by their training provider or employer.

Please note: if you enter and pay for any of the awards listed above (categories 1-9) entry into the Outstanding Individual of the Year Award (category 10) is free of charge.

Cost per entry
If this is the only award you wish to enter
ukactive members: £365.00 + VAT
Non-members: £465.00 + VAT