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Welcome to AELP

The Voice of Training Providers

The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) is the national trade association representing providers involved in skills and employment delivery, responding to the needs of employers, learners and the local communities. One voice, making a difference.

AELP members deliver the majority of Apprenticeships, Traineeships, English and maths in the workplace and programmes for the unemployed including the Work Programme.

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To become an AELP member call the Membership Team today on: 0117 947 2090

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  • What We Do

    AELP lobbies on behalf of its members. We offer help and support, enabling members to improve their business delivery by providing a range of bespoke services, benefits, and resources.

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  • Become a Member

    Join today and you will receive up to date news, policy information; access to restricted material on the home page, plus the opportunity to network in our exclusive members' only forum.

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  • Current Projects

    AELP is working on several commissioned projects focused around Apprenticeships, Traineeships/Study Programme, governance, qualification reforms, Welfare to Work and Employability. Plus, it's undertaking research on funding, Ofsted and much more.

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  • Events

    AELP facilitates an annual calendar of workshops events, conferences, and webinars to keep members and organisations informed on new policy development across the skills and employability spectrum.

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Latest News

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AELP produce various sector specific publications. An upcoming website enhancement will give such publications greater visibility but, for now, please visit our new section which highlight key, current publications.

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AELP Annual Report 2014_2015
  • AELP National Conference 2016
  • Spring Offer 2016
  • We're lighting up the way
  • AELP Manifesto
  • 103MovingOn
  • 103NotGoingToUni
  • Implementing the Work Experience Element of the 16-19 Study Programme
  • The Future of Apprenticeships in England

Chief Executive AELP

The AELP 'Chief Executive Webinars' are just one of the many exclusive AELP Member benefits. These one hour online sessions are designed to keep Members up to date and ahead of the curve!

Each month, the webinar sessions will offer an insight and perspective on the key areas such as, the policy landscape regarding skills and employment, new commissioning arrangements and a ‘heads up’ on new policy announcements.

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Featured Member

NVQ Business Solutions

NVQ Business Solutions are a business improvement consultancy and training company working with businesses to increase company turnover and profitability and improve staff performance.

We are a fully accredited centre with awarding bodies OCR, EDI and Edexcel offering work based training and vocational qualifications available under the QCF in a large number of areas including management and leadership, learning and development, customer service and business skills, we have achieved a 100% success rate. We work with businesses to help them identify operational areas for improvement and then devise action plans that enable them to work more efficiently and effectively. For more information, go to

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GMFJ is a leading recruitment and marketing organisation. We work with training providers, colleges and employers across the country to provide a range of solutions to recruit and communicate with… Read more >

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