AELP is a national membership organisation that represents the interests of an extensive number of organisations that deliver apprenticeships, employability support and vocational learning.
Our main purpose is to lobby for government funded skills and employment programmes that increase workforce productivity and improve social mobility.
We offer a range of benefits to our members including guaranteed up-to-date news and insight, added value services to strengthen your business, and lobbying to ensure your interests are represented effectively.
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All members receive regular updates on the latest sector news, contribute to policy development and gain valuable insight through tailored webinars.
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Our Sector Forums and Special Interest Groups enable members to share their insight, influence the agenda, network and collaborate.
Events, Conferences & Webinars
Our market-leading conferences enable members to hear from expert speakers from Government, providers and employers; discuss key issues; and network with peers.
AELP members can access a series of Apprenticeship Levy Model Contracts to use in their negotiations with Levy paying employers.
AELP represents the interests of its members by effectively lobbying on their behalf to government and its agencies.
AELP Policy Update Webinars
Every month, AELP Chief Policy Officer, Simon Ashworth, provides a full analysis of the key skills and employment issues exclusively for AELP Members
Practical support and guidance
AELP stands at the heart of supporting the Training Provider sector. We are here to offer you support, advice and guidance.
AELP has a dedicated research team that provides the qualitative and quantitative evidence to back our policies and activities.
Countdown Issue 1041
A very warm welcome to Nadhim Zahawi as our new Secretary of State for Education. Judging by the texts received from colleagues who know him, especially from his days as David Cameron’s apprenticeships adviser, I think we have very good reason to be optimistic about his appointment. The minister’s first press statement which included his wish for everyone to have access to “the right qualifications and opportunities to secure good jobs” was really encouraging and I have responded by expressing
Appointment of Nadhim Zahawi as new Education Secretary
Appointment of Nadhim Zahawi as new Education Secretary In welcoming Nadhim Zahawi's appointment as the new Education Secretary, AELP CEO Jane Hickie said, “Nadhim Zahawi has a strong reputation for competence and delivery which is just what we need in the DfE when skills are so important to driving the economic recovery. We expect him to be in lockstep with the Chancellor in continuing the progress made under the Plan for Jobs where apprenticeships and traineeships play a vital role.
Countdown Issue 1040
On Wednesday of this week I had the privilege of being on a panel organised by Ofsted, as part of their preparation for the resumption of inspections on the EIF. I was able to give their inspectors a summary of the major issues that providers are currently handling at the moment – none of which are excuses for poor delivery, but all of which need to be taken into account when asking questions about how delivery is being planned and undertaken. It was a very enjoyable session and I was genuinely
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Engineering and Manufacturing Sector Forum
This sector forum group is chaired by John Osborne, Director of Business Development & Partnerships at MIT Skills Ltd. It is supported by Simon Ashworth, AELP Chief Policy Officer and managed by Rebecca Durber, AELP regional engagement manager. The vice chair position is vacant please email [email protected] for more information. Online. Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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