About Us


The Institute for Learning Professionals (ILP) is the premium industry body for learning and development (L&D) professionals (e.g. trainers, facilitators, teachers, instructional designers, human resources, L&D team leaders and managers, coaches, e-learning designers and more).

ILP currently represents over 1500 L&D professionals across Australia, New Zealand and other international areas. Leading through innovation and research, we are setting the new best practice benchmark for designing and delivery of professional development initiatives to help individuals and organisations achieve greater results.

We also pride ourselves is offering the best value membership with a broad range of services and benefits, including leading-edge professional development and networking opportunities, access to resources, the latest research and industry news, and discounts through our affiliates.

ILP facilitates the growth and value of the learning and development industry and professionals for today and the future. In essence, we share your passions and desire to create a highly valued and respected learning and development industry.


Meet Kerry Brocks, ILP’s Founder and CEO.  Here she explains the reasons for starting the institute, and shares her passion for learning and development.


Members & Counting


Kerry Brocks

CEO & Founder

Laura Carr

Events Coordinator and IT

Mandy Ballington

Membership and Courses Coordinator


Bobby Vollmer

Process and Systems Support

Penny Curnow

North Queensland Advocate


The Institute for Learning Professionals (ILP) is supported and guided by a National Advisory Board. This group is made up of ILP Fellows who are nominated annually to support and provide advice toward ILP’s strategic direction and initiatives. Members of the group are chosen based on their areas of expertise and contribution to ILP.

Kerry Brocks

CEO & Founder

Geoff Rip

Research Director

Gerald Pauschmann

Media Advocate

Mark Vollmer

Large Event Advocate

Joshua Knight

Partnership Advocate

Gabby Button

Member and Finance Advocate

Sandra Elliot

RTO Advocate

Con Sotidis

Social Media Advocate


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Superb Learning

We are able to offer a variety of quality services and solutions, tailored to your needs, to help you get your training online.


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Most people want their 15 minutes of fame, what if I could give you 40 minutes to have you share your amazing story? Who knows, it might just go viral.

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