Submission 52: Consultation on Ofqual’s approach to regulating Technical Qualifications

Date published: 06.08.2018

  • Submissions


AELP supports the underlying proposition behind T Levels, to create a high-quality classroom-based technical learning option that employers will value in potential recruits, and from which individuals can benefit not only in terms of their career prospects, but in terms of their general learning and development. We seek to act as a critical friend to the policy – supporting it where appropriate and challenging it where necessary with a view to making the final output as good as it can possibly

Gaining access to AELP’s free online assessor training course

Date published: 26.07.2018

  • Online Assessor Training Course


EPAO and provider members of AELP should have received an email on Friday 13 July explaining how to gain free access to AELP’s new online assessor training course, developed in partnership with Innovate Awarding and Pearl Assess. Broken down into 6 modules, the course will: • provide an understanding on the basic principles of assessment • support best practice for assessors involved in End Point Assessment • provide further understanding to providers to help prepare apprentices for End Point A

Briefing Paper 56: Tackling the Growing Barriers to Traineeship Success- July 2018

Date published: 12.07.2018

  • Briefing Papers


This paper provides background information to Traineeships, presenting useful statistics which paints a dismal picture of the current landscape as well as feedback from our Traineeships event in Parliament, followed up by a meeting with Government officials to voice member’s concerns. Ultimately QAR was raised as a key barrier to increased Traineeship participation by our members and despite several years of lobbying, Officials have yet to reverse this decision.

Technical Education

Date published: 05.07.2018

  • Special Interest Groups
  • Member Exclusive Meetings


Access meeting notes and presentations here.

AELP Member Survey 2018 Results (including levy views)

Date published: 26.06.2018

  • Research Papers


Training providers, who serve 380,000 employers across the country, have confirmed in the latest AELP Member Survey that there are serious issues to resolve in the roll-out of the government’s apprenticeship reforms.

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