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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Recent Updates

28th Apr 2017
Public

AELP writes to Secretary of State on non-levy apprenticeship allocations

Following AELP CEO Mark Dawe’s communication to AELP members in this week’s Countdown, AELP has continued to lobby the government and ESFA on the non-levy apprenticeship allocations. Since the Countdown article appeared, many providers have emailed our Apprenticeships mailbox ([email protected]) with details of their allocations. Read more >

26th Apr 2017
Public

Statement from AELP’s CEO on non-levy apprenticeship allocations

There is plenty to write about this week. Today we are looking at end point assessment and the whole end to end delivery of apprenticeships and I have been meeting with various people connected with the IfA – so important that this organisation is a success. With the lines of responsibility shifting, and sometimes blurring, between delivery, assessment and training it is important AELP understand and ensure the best possible apprenticeships across the whole apprenticeship cycle. Read more >

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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

28th Apr 2017
Public

AELP writes to Secretary of State on non-levy apprenticeship allocations

Following AELP CEO Mark Dawe’s communication to AELP members in this week’s Countdown, AELP has continued to lobby the government and ESFA on the non-levy apprenticeship allocations. Since the Countdown article appeared, many providers have emailed our Apprenticeships mailbox ([email protected]) with details of their allocations. Read more >

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Publications

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 2015_2016
  • FutureApprenticeships
  • 113QuestVocationalTraining
  • AELP Allow us enlighten you
  • AELP Manifesto
  • 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 benefits for members. The CEO monthly webinars are just one hour sessions complete with a presentation slides and a Q&A sheet; designed to keep members up to date and ahead of the curve!

Each month, Mark Dawe, AELP Chief Executive provides insight and perspective on the topical key issues of the day such as, the policy landscape for skills and employment, new commissioning arrangements, and a ‘heads up’ on new policy announcements. The webinar sessions are excellent learning resources for senior managers and staff with a summary of key activities.

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Featured Member

Quest Vocational Training

Quest Vocational Training delivers high quality training to individuals and businesses across the south. The team at Quest has over 30 years of experience working in the Social Care, Childcare, Commerce and Hospitality sectors. Quest delivers vocational qualifications in business administration, customer service, childcare, health & social care, hospitality & catering and team leading…

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Featured Patron

Learning Curve Group

Learning Curve Group provides a range of services that support the delivery of key objectives around loans, levy and localism. These include: • High quality trusted subcontracted activity for AEB funded provision. In 2014/15 they: o Delivered over 49,000 qualifications via 47 subcontracts with Primes o Achieved a 95% success rate o Focused on local priorities • Learning content and… Read more >

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