The AELP office is closed with the staff team working remotely.
We will continue to provide a full service to our members.
Should you wish to contact us please use the following numbers & email addresses:



Management Team  


Latest News


See all

Countdown Issue 1028

We apparently have a new lockdown ‘terminus date’ of 19 July. After a week of diaries being rearranged again, I really hope so. At the FE stakeholder roundtable meeting with the minister, we were informed that when it is published, the Step 4 guidance will cover:

Read More

Countdown Issue 1027

We have come to the end of our conference week – and what a fantastic week it has been. We set out with a really ambitious four-day online programme and given the feedback we have had so far, it seems to have gone down very well! All our keynote speakers without exception made really important contributions, (and my apologies in advance for not mentioning them all here by name). I very much appreciate the contribution of all our sponsors, speakers, roundtable panellists, workshop presenters,

Read More

Countdown Issue 1026

As I write this, the news headlines have been dominated by Sir Kevan Collins’ resignation after the government refused to accept his full catch-up recommendations for education. To ask for £15bn and have be given almost 15 times less is quite a blow! We all know that money is very tight but it’s all about prioritising as well. There is no doubt that the pandemic’s impact will very likely mean that ITPs and colleges will have to step in to support the 100s of today’s school children after

Read More
Latest News


See all
7 Jun

AELP National Conference 2021, Online

Sponsored by NOCN and Learning Curve Group, the AELP National Conference 2021 was held online for the first time. The conference focused on the support the skills training can give to the economic recovery as Covid restrictions are lifted and further sector reforms commence under the ‘Skills for Jobs’ white paper. All conference recordings and slides are now available to all delegates to watch ‘on demand’ the keynotes, roundtables, and workshop sessions.

Read More
23 Jun

Career Development and Talent Management in the New World

Long gone is the idea of the traditional ‘career ladder’. We now consider great careers to be more lattice, or squiggly, rather than straight up and down. The latest career development thinking positions new opportunities in how we perceive those opportunities and challenge mind set, rather than as a linear journey which must be followed to achieve retirement and a pension. Time: 10.00-11:00am

Read More
29 Jun

How learning providers can support victims and survivors of domestic abuse

The aim of this webinar is to raise awareness of the impact abusive relationship can have, the challenges in speaking out and the impact domestic abuse can have on people in the work/learning environment. How to seek support for your learners and ensure safeguarding measures are implemented.

Read More
Twitter Activity


See all

Today the Leicestershire Innovation Week 2021 kicks off, proudly sponsored by DMU 💡😍 We'll be hosting events…GL

Retweeted by @AELPUK

Fantastic to have another well-established provider of degree #apprenticeships, De Montfort University……

"@Trainsure said that from a professional indemnity insurance point of view, if the risk could be understood and wr……

Who are we?

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.

Read More

Member Benefits

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.

Become a Member

Becoming an AELP member is quick and easy and you can start realising the benefits of membership straightaway.

Membership - how to join

Featured Member



Smart Apprentices is an award winning provider of technology platforms purposely designed for approved training providers (RoATP) and end point assessment organisations (EPAO’s). We would like to invite you to join us at our Conference: The Future of Learning 2: Catching the Next Wave, where we’ll discuss how you can stay ahead of the accelerated pace of disruption within the education sector using AI. We will showcase our upcoming Smart Skills Hub: An innovative learning platform developed using learner data, and AI, to personalise the learning experience. To book your complimentary place and join us online click here:

Become a Featured Member


Complimentary for AELP members

Showcase your organisation, with your logo, your company profile, and link to your website here on the homepage.

(May only be used once during the lifetime of the membership and for one month only).

To take advantage of this service please supply the following:

  • 1 x corporate logo image
  • Profile of the member organisation, up to a 100 words (maximum)
  • Hyperlink to member’s homepage


Please send to [email protected]

For details of advertising opportunities with AELP, please click here.

What our Members say

Top of Page