The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) is a national membership body, proudly representing around 800 organisations. AELP members support thousands of businesses and millions of learners in England by delivering a wide range of training, vocational learning, and employability programmes. We support learners of all ages, in every community, and at every level of post-16 study.
AELP strives to make continual improvements to best serve its members and staff and is proud of the following achievements.
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.
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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 Director of Policy, 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 1087
It is now less than 7 weeks to go until AELP’s inaugural Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) summit
Countdown Issue 1086
To borrow a recent Ofsted quote, providers continue to operate with “creativity and resilience”.
Countdown Issue 1085
Conservative Leadership Election 2022 - quick wins to boost skills for employers We are now down to the final two contenders for our next Prime Minister. I have written to Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak to suggest five ‘quick wins’, which the next Prime Minister could implement, to boost skills and drive more employer investment in training. They are: 1. Incentivise employers to invest more in their workforce, through a change to the tax system. Extend the Class 1 National Insurance contributions
AELP Webinar: Effective Delivery of English Remotely
This interactive webinar will explore different approaches and strategies that can be easily implemented to engage learners with English in a meaningful way, monitor progress and provide a well-rounded level of skill development. Time: 10:00-11:30am Online: on Zoom
AELP Member Exclusive Webinar: Hot Policy Topics August 22
These mid-month webinars are intended as a 30-minute snapshot to keep AELP members abreast of all the latest policy news and information; they will supplement the more in-depth full 1-hour policy webinars held at the end of each month.
AELP Webinar: Mental Health and Developing Resilience
This webinar will provide professionals a space to explore their awareness of mental health. We will look at the different factors which can impact a person’s mental health, both positively and negatively.
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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!
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) Summit! Taking place on Thursday 29 September 2022 at 15Hatfields, London. AELP Members will receive 1 free place!
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