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

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 >

25th Apr 2017
Public

AELP Job Vacancy – Researcher (maternity cover)

We are currently looking for a Researcher to provide maternity cover for an initial 6 month fixed term contract, 15 hours per week based in our office in Bradley Stoke. Further details of the role are below, if you are interested in applying for the position please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected] Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 10 May 2017. Read more >

20th Apr 2017
Public

Latest on non-levy apprenticeship allocations for providers

Providers will be receiving letters from the ESFA this afternoon informing them that they will be notified of their non-levy apprenticeship funding allocations for the period May-end December 2017 by next Tuesday, 25 April. These full allocations will be split between 16-18 and 19+. A separate contract will also be required for after July. 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

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 >

25th Apr 2017
Public

AELP Job Vacancy – Researcher (maternity cover)

We are currently looking for a Researcher to provide maternity cover for an initial 6 month fixed term contract, 15 hours per week based in our office in Bradley Stoke. Further details of the role are below, if you are interested in applying for the position please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected] Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 10 May 2017. 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

Pellcomp Software Ltd

Pellcomp Software LTD are a leading supplier of Learner Management Systems to the skills training and employability sectors. Our PICS product is used by almost 500 organisations around the UK. We aim to deliver the best products and the best customer service without compromising our ethos of fairness and respect. PICS will manage all of your government funded delivery and help track employer… Read more >

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