Association of Learning Providers
The Association of Learning Providers (ALP) is a national membership organisation representing independent learning providers who carry out publicly funded skills training and welfare to work programmes in England. The association has over 500 members which include employers, further education colleges and voluntary organisations. The ALP supports the Government's National Scholarship Fund to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds. The ALP promotes apprenticeships and work based learning.
The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) is the leading trade association for vocational learning and employment providers in Britain. AEP has more than 600 members, the majority of which are independent private, not-for-profit and voluntary sector training and employment services organisations.