Strategic partnership with AELP


In February 2014 City & Guilds entered into a strategic partnership with the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP). By working in collaboration, we felt we could better respond to key priorities for the training provider market. These priorities were identified as:

  • Maximising business opportunities
  • Raising quality standards
  • Transitioning to digital technologies

Through exchanging market information and insight and sharing our communications channels we feel that we are better able to help training providers meet these priorities by giving them access to a wider range of information about events, services and market reports that can help grow their business.

Looking forward, we will continue to use our partnership to explore ways of helping training providers to continue growing from strength to strength.

Who are AELP?

The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) is the leading trade association for vocational learning and employment providers in Britain. The majority of its 690 members are independent private, not-for-profit and voluntary sector training and employment services organisations. 

Membership is open to any provider committed to quality provision and it includes 38 FE colleges involved in work based learning. AELP Members train 75% of England's 850,000 apprentices currently on programme.

To find out more about AELP and how membership can benefit you as a training provider visit AELP’s website or call the Membership Team on 0117 947 2090.

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