Nominate someone for an Inspiration Award

Do you know someone who deserves to be recognised for their incredible achievements? We’re on the hunt for the next learndirect Inspiration Award winners.

Award categories

You can nominate as many people as you like for any of the categories below. Please read the judging criteria before completing your nomination and make sure you’ve included everything the judges need to see to ensure your nominee has the best chance of being shortlisted.

Into work award

This award celebrates the unemployed who have gone on to get a sustainable job with the help of learndirect.

Nomination form

Inspiring learner award

This award celebrates learners who have overcome disabilities or difficult circumstances to succeed with learndirect and who have gone on to improve their life as a result.

Nomination form

Star apprentice award (age categories 16-18, 19-23 and 24+)

This award celebrates learndirect apprentices who have taken an Apprenticeship as an alternative route into work.

Nomination form

Business impact award

This award celebrates businesses which have worked with learndirect to improve the skills of their staff.

Nomination form

Career progression award

This award celebrates learners who have improved their career prospects through learning with learndirect, leading to further learning, a new job or promotion.

Nomination form

Learner support award

This award celebrates tutors, assessors and centre staff who have gone the extra mile to provide a quality service to their customers.

Nomination form

Centre of the year award

This award celebrates centres delivering learndirect programmes which have gone above and beyond to provide a quality experience to their learners

Nomination form

Entrepreneur of the year award

This award celebrates learners who’ve used learndirect programmes as a stepping stone to start their own business.

Nomination form

Inspiring colleague award

This award celebrates inspiring colleagues throughout the business who’ve gone the extra mile to deliver our values and provide an excellent service to our customers.

Nomination form