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Written by Oisin Fahim
on December 01, 2022

We are delighted to have been awarded the prize of Outstanding Innovation of the Year at this year's nationwide Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Partner Awards 2022.

20221122_225615The prize was awarded as a result of Hawk's innovative development of the flex-assess model, in collaboration with CMI, which enables our leadership and management apprentices to gain nationally recognised CMI qualifications alongside their apprenticeship standard without the need for lengthy written assignments.

Hawk's flex-assess model will save the apprentice time during their learning journey by merging the criteria of their apprenticeship standard with their qualification, resulting in one assessment of learning opportunity as opposed to two. This reduced duplication of learning energised the learning process and as a result increased retention figures considerably.

Like most providers, we have had to adapt our training and development provision in recent years following the impact of the pandemic but have never wavered from our OFSTED outstanding delivery for apprentices, and this award is testament to that.

Crawford Knott, Managing Director at Hawk Training, has expressed his pride at being recognised for his team’s transformational leadership and management programmes:

“We were delighted to receive this prestigious award in the iconic surroundings of the Natural History Museum. It is testament to the hard work and dedication of our team in delivering high-quality leadership and management development programmes to our learners together in partnership with employers and CMI.”

Here at Hawk Training, we specialise in a whole host of programmes, including Business Administration, Customer Service and Team Leading & Management.

More information on all of our programmes can be found at If you would like to know how Hawk Training can support you or your business then contact our team at: or call: 020 8891 0992.

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