ALPSP training is devised and delivered by publishers for publishers. All courses are proposed and directed by our Training Committee to help organizations develop skilled, informed and motivated staff who are better able to deal with the rapidly changing landscape of scholarly and professional publishing.

2022 Training Course Programme

Discounts and early bird rates for ALPSP members. 

Members early bird  £245 (+VAT if applicable)
Members full price   £295 (+VAT if applicable)
Non members         £495 (+VAT if applicable)

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Courses are suitable across different organization sizes and disciplines and feature:

  • Expert publisher trainers with up-to-date  knowledge and experience to share
  • Small group tuition to ensure a hands-on, practical experience, with time for networking
  • Pre-course questionnaires to ensure the content is tailored to delegate needs
  • Relevant content that reflects current trends. Programmes are monitored by our expert Training Committee
  • Comprehensive course materials and further reading.

National Occupational Standards

Many of our courses have been mapped to the Journal Publishing National Occupational Standard (JPNOS). The JPNOS comprises 27 areas of core knowledge for Journals Publishing professionals at varying stages of their career. It covers the essential publishing, business and management skills needed to succeed in all functional areas of publishing, from strategy planning to implementation, product delivery, and stakeholder management. Read more here.


The Book Trade Charity offers help to anyone who has worked in the trade (employed, self-employed or freelance) in a range of roles across publishing, distribution and bookselling and who has a problem, whether personal, financial or health related. 

If you are unemployed, you can also contact your local Jobcentre Plus

Contact Melissa Marshall if you have any questions about selecting or booking a course.

If you are an ALPSP member, we can also run an in-company version of a course. See our In-House Training page for details or contact Melissa Marshall to discuss your requirements.