Association of Employment and Learning Providers

AELP is the leading membership association for vocational employment and learning providers in Britain.

We promote an integrated employment and skills strategy approach that meets the needs of employers and individuals. Effective employment and training support is key to delivering sustainable growth in the economy. Our members work with schools, employers and individuals in a transparent skills market, open to all providers delivering quality, innovative skills and employability programmes.

Our members deliver the majority of Apprenticeships, Traineeships and programmes for the unemployed including Work Programme.

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

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Submissions
AELP Briefing Paper No26 CRB checks - new guidance | 1 Jul 2015

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Government changes Childcare Apprenticeship entry requirements | 1 Jul 2015

The government has announced that it is changing its policy on GCSE requirements for childcare apprenticeships.
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How to support ‘Vulnerable Apprentices’ | Free webinar session | ASSP | | 1 Jul 2015

The webinar will launch a new module that has been developed by Capital Training Group and the Merton Chamber of Commerce to complement the existing Toolkit that they designed under Phase 1 of the Apprenticeship Staff Support Programme (ASSP) and will highlight the issues that employers face when employing Apprentices who are the most vulnerable.
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AELP responds to Professor Alison Wolf’s latest report on the FE and skills sector | 29 Jun 2015

Immediately following the AELP National Conference, Professor (Baroness) Alison Wolf of Kings College London published a report called ‘Heading for the Precipice’ on the future of the FE and skills sector in the face of the major funding challenges
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Evaluation of toolkits for contextualising Post-16 GCSE English and Maths | 24 Jun 2015

Two new toolkits to support practitioners of post-16 GCSE English and Mathematics were released in March 2015:
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Submission #017 A dual mandate for adult vocational education | 24 Jun 2015

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‘Government could get much more bang for its buck from its existing investment in Apprenticeships’, say training providers | 22 Jun 2015

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AELP Update June 2015 | 22 Jun 2015

This AELP Update June 2015 report sets out some of the recent activities that AELP has been involved in and highlights a number of successes against a backdrop of new challenges in the sector, budget restraints, and the demands for even higher quality benchmarks. However, none of that would have been possible without the continuing support and commitment from our members.
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AELP Briefing Paper No. 25 SFA’s Employer Satisfaction Survey 2013-14: Key Extracts from National Results (May 2015) | 19 Jun 2015

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AELP Research Briefing Issue 1 | 19 Jun 2015

Welcome to AELP’s new Research Briefing!
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  • AELP has been a key influencer in the development and roll-out of the DWP Merlin Standard.
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AELP Manifesto

Implementing the Work Experience Element of the 16-19 Study Programme

The Future of Apprenticeships in England

094 Global learning Support

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Guide to Delivering Adult Skills Provision to the Unemployed

Building Higher-Level Skills Provision

English and Mathematics in Apprenticeships Guide

Supply Chain Management - A good practice guide for the post 16 sector

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