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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.

New Safeguarding and Prevent training launched

New Safeguarding and Prevent training

New, in-depth format training courses to support the FE and Training sector with some of the most challenging areas of Safeguarding, Prevent and British Values have been launched by the Education and Training Foundation.

Tenders update December 2022

Tenders Update December 2022

Take a look at Tenders Update December 2022 for an overview of the latest opportunities open to providers of services to the Essential Skills sector.

GCSE maths 2023

GCSE maths 2023

The Department for Education has announced that in 2023 learners will not be required to memorise formulae for GCSE mathematics.

English, Maths and ESOL Conference

English, Maths and ESOL Conference

This annual conference took place on the 8th of November, and you can now access recordings of the main event and of the break out sessions.