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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 delivers a range of events, workshops, forums and webinars that bring together providers of work based learning provision across all sectors. We also offer a number of dedicated events focusing specifically on English and maths. This includes a dedicated Foundation and Functional Skills Special Interest Group and a series of workshops and webinars. Click here to learn more and to view our full events schedule.


AELP are looking to expand our growing database of external consultants who can deliver workshops and webinars in a variety of areas of expertise to support our members. If you would be interested in discussing this in more detail, please email Cheryl Swales and we’ll contact you.

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Improving wellbeing

Improving wellbeing

This 90-minute interactive webinar from AELP will help you understand how to improve the wellbeing of your staff.

Skills for Life Network E-News Update February 2023

Skills for Life Network E-News Update June 2024

Check out the Skills for Life Network E-News Update June 2024 for a round up of what’s new and what’s happening in maths, English, ESOL and digital skills in the FE and Training sector.


New Collaboration, New Opportunities

A new collaboration between Able Personnel and LC Education will provide enhanced career support and access to specialist resources for functional skills professionals working in the Education & Training sector.

Tenders update

Tenders Update June 2024

Take a look at Tenders Update June 2024 for an overview of the latest opportunities open to providers of services to the Essential Skills sector.