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British Weight Lifting named UK Active Learning and Development Supplier of the Year

British Weight Lifting is delighted to announce that it has been named as the 2018 Learning and Development Supplier of the year at this year’s UK Active Training Awards.

British Weight Lifting named UK Active Learning and Development Supplier of the Year

Thursday 15 November saw members of the physical activity sector celebrate the successes of workforce development at Unique Venues in Birmingham.

Underpinned by a rigorous judging process of independent experts and supported by CIMSPA, the sector’s Chartered Institute, The Active Training Awards – now in their fifth year - recognise the very best of learning, development and innovation across the sector. 

British Weight Lifting were recognised for their work in developing a new e-learning platform, developing new courses, including specialist Olympic Lifting and more general Strength and Conditioning options, to increase expertise and inclusivity within sport, as well as developing strong partnerships to offer far reaching education offers. They were also congratulated for their continued year on year growth in terms of educating new coaches and instructors with fully Internationally recognised and accredited courses.

Commenting on the award Chief Executive of British Weight Lifting Ashley Metcalfe commented,

 “We are delighted to be recognised by UK Active at their prestigious annual event. 2018 has been a fantastic year for our workforce team in particular with the launch of our e-learning platform and on-going growth of our fully accredited educational offer. This award recognises all the hard work and the positive impact BWL has had on the sector as we continue to showcase the very real benefits of teaching weight lifting in modern, safe environments that help make communities fitter, stronger and most importantly healthier”.

You can view the full list of Active Training Award winners here.



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