Training Courses

Welcome to the w4mp training section. Here you will find details of training for the staff of MPs provided by the House of Commons.  Please note that these courses are not open to the general public.

Training offered by Learning and Development

The training is free for Members’ staff to attend, the only cost from your end would be travel and accommodation. However these costs can be claimed back through IPSA. Courses offered have been designed to develop and build skills in a range of core areas for Members’ staff.

If you have access to the Parliamentary Intranet you can view the brochure online (PDF) here. If you would like a hard copy to be sent to your constituency office please contact Genna Mohammed on 0207 219 1422.

Forthcoming Courses for Members’ staff 

for details about course contents see here.


Dates Time Course Location & Venue
18-Oct 10.00-17.00 Media handling & putting social media to work Room P
Portcullis House
25-Oct 10.00-17.00 Conversations with Vulnerable People The Quaker House
22 School Ln
Liverpool, L1 3BT
25&26-Oct 10.00-17.00 Welfare Benefits Aberdare Hall,

Cardiff University


27&28-Oct 10.00-17.00 Asylum and IP Room P
Portcullis House
14-Nov 10:00- 16:30 Mental Health Awareness The Quaker House
22 School Ln
Liverpool, L1 3BT
15&16-Nov 10.00-17.00 Welfare Benefits IET Teacher Building, 14 St Enoch Square, Glasgow, G14DB
17-Nov 10.00-17.00 Media handling & putting social media to work Manchester TBC
Staff House Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3AL
23&24-Nov 10.00-17.00 Immigration Law Room Q
Portcullis House
30Nov&1Dec 10.00-17.00 Immigration Law Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St. Mary’s Street, EDINBURGH EH1 1SU
08-Dec 10.00-17.00 Media handling & putting social media to work The Royal George Hotel, Tay Street, Perth, PH1 5LD



Log into the Parliamentary Learning Management System Act, which should already be on your work desktop, to book a place on any of the courses listed above:

Single Sign On has been applied to Act.  This means that – once you have logged in to your Parliamentary Network Account – you can now access Act without the requirement to login with a separate user ID and password.

If you have any difficulty logging into Act or have any questions about the courses listed in the brochure or more generally about Learning and Development please contact Jo Malanum on 0207 219 4743.

If you find a course fully booked, please email the Learning and Development Team or drop us a call on 0207 219 5144 so we can put you on the waiting list; you will receive an update once we set up another session.