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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9th Jan 2017
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JTL article on levy’s impact for 16-18 apprenticeships

Jon Graham, the chief executive of a highly respected charitable training provider and AELP member JTL, has written an opinion piece for FE Week on how the introduction of the apprenticeship levy is expected to impact heavily on the number of 16 to 18 year old apprentices after May 2017 and the number of SMEs recruiting them in the building services and engineering sectors which JTL serves. His article, which includes proposed solutions, can be read here: 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

9th Jan 2017
Public

JTL article on levy’s impact for 16-18 apprenticeships

Jon Graham, the chief executive of a highly respected charitable training provider and AELP member JTL, has written an opinion piece for FE Week on how the introduction of the apprenticeship levy is expected to impact heavily on the number of 16 to 18 year old apprentices after May 2017 and the number of SMEs recruiting them in the building services and engineering sectors which JTL serves. His article, which includes proposed solutions, can be read here: 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 2014_2015
  • FutureApprenticeships
  • 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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