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North East Learning Providers (NELP) is a confederation of organisations offering vocational training and apprenticeships across the North East. 

We are a non-profit membership organisation with charitable status, with an aim to support our members and promote learning opportunities across the region.

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NELP aims to raise the profile of independent training providers in the region to ensure learners see the full range of training opportunities available. Benefits include:

  • Quarterly face-to-face member meetings with sector updates from industry speakers and networking.

  • Two free tickets to the NELP conferences and a discounted rate for additional tickets. 

  • Free job postings on our website (saving £25 per ad).

  • Social media marketing, promoting your training provision and job opportunities.

  • Representation in regional and national stakeholder groups.

  • Membership of Northern Skills Network (NSN).

  • Exclusive member discounts.

  • NELP members get 15% off AELP membership rates.

  • Use of the NELP member logo on your website or marketing materials.

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North East Learning Providers (NELP) is a confederation of organisations delivering work-based learning to young people and adults in:

  • Northumberland

  • North Tyneside

  • South Tyneside

  • Newcastle

  • Gateshead

  • Sunderland

  • County Durham

Are you based in the North East? Join our network to become stronger, together.



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