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 COURSE VENUE
5 Apr

10am – 5pm

Writing a brief Room 11, 5th Floor, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA
12 Apr

10am – 5pm

Mental Health Awareness Jury’s Inn
119 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 4QW
21 Apr

10am – 1pm

First Aid Manchester Conference Centre
Sackville Street
Manchester M1 3 BB
3 & 4 May

10am – 5pm

Immigration Law Room E, ground floor, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA
5 May

10am – 5pm

Speech writing Room 11, 5th Floor, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA
9 & 10 May

10am – 5pm

Welfare Benefits – 2 day course The Castle Gate Melbourne Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2JQ
10 May

10am – 5pm

Building Emotional Resilience Room 11, 5th Floor, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA
11 May

10am – 5pm

Dealing with Difficult and Distressed Callers Manchester Conference Centre
Sackville Street
Manchester M1 3 BB
12 May

10am – 5pm

Speed Reading & Taking Control of Your Time Room 11, 5th Floor, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA
16 May

10am – 5pm

Media Handling & Putting Social Media To Work Room 11, 5th Floor, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA
19 May

10am – 5pm

Media Handling & Putting Social Media To Work Manchester Conference Centre
Sackville Street
Manchester M1 3 BB
20 May

10am – 5pm

Essential Writing Skills Room 11, 5th Floor, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA
24 May

10am – 5pm

Asylum and International Protection Room E, ground floor, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA
24 May

10am – 5pm

Essential Writing Skills The Gateway Conference Centre
71 London Road, Liverpool
L3 8HY
25 & 26 May

10am – 5pm

Welfare Benefits – 2 day course Room O, Portcullis House, Bridge Street, London SW1A 2LW
31 May

10am – 5pm

Media Handling & Putting Social Media To Work Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St. Mary’s Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SU
6 Jun

10am – 5pm

Personal Independence Payments The Castle Gate Melbourne Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2JQ
9 Jun

10am – 5pm

Communications trilogy Room E Ground floor, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA
13 Jun

10am – 5pm

Universal Credits The Castle Gate Melbourne Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2JQ
14 Jun

10am – 5pm

Asylum and IP The Quaker Meeting House

22 School Lane

Liverpool, L1 3BT

16 Jun

10am – 4.30pm

Mental Health Awareness Room 11 5th Floor, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA
21 Jun

10am – 4.30pm

Mental Health Awareness The Castle Gate Melbourne Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2JQ
5 Jul

10am – 4.30pm

Mental Health Awareness IET Teacher Building, 14 St Enoch Square, Glasgow, G14DB
11 & 12 Jul

10am – 5pm

Welfare Benefits – 2 day course Room E, Ground floor, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA

 

Booking

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: https://parliament.learningpool.com

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.

Please note that the above list is not final, we will be adding more sessions depending on take up and demand. 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.