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.
Countdown and The Insider
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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Member Exclusive Meetings
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 1042
This time of year is always a busy one in the sector, and true to form 2021 is no exception. PM’s reshuffle When I wrote to you last week, we didn’t quite have all the news on the change of leadership at the DfE but things are taking shape now. The appointment of Nadim Zahawi as Education Secretary has had a very positive response from the sector, and given his background as an apprenticeships advisor to David Cameron, we now have a SoS with a real understanding of work-based learning and its
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.
AELP Member Exclusive Webinar: Policy Update September 2021
A monthly update from AELP's Chief Policy Officer Simon Ashworth. Sponsorship opportunity is available. Please email [email protected] for more information.
AELP Webinar: Integrating Academic and Operational Learning and Assessment - Sponsored by The College of Policing
The College of Policing and AELP are working together on a series of events that will specifically address the key concerns that police forces and their collaborating HEIs are facing as they develop and deliver the new entry routes into policing. This webinar is complimentary for police forces in membership, plus one HEI rep per member force. Non-police force members can attend at the rate of £149 delegate rate, which includes one HEI rep per force place.
AELP Virtual Workshop: Audit & Compliance for Apprenticeships & AEB
A workshop addressing all your compliance and assurance needs to help prepare for audit and ensure clean, accurate monthly claims & evidence.
Webinars on Demand
The AELP Webinars on Demand website will allow you to easily view and purchase the webinar recordings you want to watch, at a time that suits you!
The Autumn Conference, sponsored by City and Guilds, will return to the fabulous surroundings of The Midland, Manchester this November!
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