Application to attend ad hoc training

Submission requirements

The application to attend ad hoc training form is to be used to gain approval from Parliamentary Workplace Support Service (PWSS) to attend ad hoc training or professional development at Commonwealth expense.

All ad hoc training development or personal development opportunities for MOP(S) Act employees (both personal and electorate) will be considered by PWSS.

Please note:

  • An application to attend ad hoc training should be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the ad hoc training.
  • Final approval rests with PWSS and approval should be provided by PWSS prior to ad hoc training commencing.

For more information regarding ad hoc training, please refer to the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2020-23 and the learning and development guideline

Supporting documentation

To ensure there is no delay to reviewing your ad hoc application, please attach the below supporting documentation to your application form.

  • Ensure you seek approval of your application for ad hoc training via the approval email template from your parliamentarian or authorised person within the office and attach this to your application. The approval email must include confirmation from the employer that:
    • This training has relevance to the work in the office.
    • This training provides a genuine development opportunity for the Employee.
    • The attendance at this training represents value for money.
  • Attach ad hoc training details i.e. confirmation of enrolment, quote for ad hoc training, PDF flyer with details etc.

Mode of submission

Please complete the application to attend ad hoc training web form and attach supporting documentation outlined above. Your application will be forwarded to the PWSS Training team for review.