Training & Qualifications

The AEA offers a wide range of training courses for electoral administrators as well as training for all those involved in the election and registration process.  We have an Open Programme of courses that meet the needs of AEA members which is supplemented by training designed for individual local authorities relating to all areas of the profession. Follow the links below for much more information.



The Association offers the only professional qualification in electoral administration in the UK. Since its launch in 1998, it has become regarded as an essential criteria for the majority of electoral administrator posts. The qualification is generally offered on a progressive route from Foundation Course to Certificate to Diploma. Candidates must be members of the […]

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