PDP courses for November

Date published
29 September 2021
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MaPS provides free learning and development courses to MOP(S) Act employees through the Professional Development Program (PDP).

The program offers a range of topics to enhance your skills and knowledge including on demand training that can be completed at any time.

On demand training

Executive Assistant Foundations Program

This program is designed for EAs who are new to the role or those who are looking to further develop their understanding of their role and to improve their skills in management of an executive level office. 

Access through MOP(S) Learning

Communication Skills for Meetings and Stakeholder Events 

Learn how to better prepare for meetings with stakeholders and constituents with this custom short course designed specifically for MOP(S) Act employees

Access through MOP(S) Learning


Upcoming courses

Improve your speech writing (beginners)

10 & 17 November

Want to improve your speech writing? In this two-session workshop, you’ll learn how to prepare engaging, clear and notable speeches for any occasion.

Register through MOP(S) Learning

The Senate at Work

11 November

This seminar provides an overview of the work of the Senate including its role, functions and powers. It examines the legislative process and provides an understanding of the powers and operation of the Senate committee system, including its accountability function through the estimates process.

This seminar will be offered in person (at APH) or online.

Register through MOP(S) Learning

Mental Health First Aid

11 & 16 November

This course is for anyone who recognises the need to understand and assist people experiencing poor mental health and help those experiencing a mental health crisis.

Register through MOP(S) Learning

PEMS functions for Parliamentarians, Chief of Staff and Office Managers

17 November

To help Parliamentarians, Chief of staff and Office Managers become familiar with the new HR functions in PEMS.

Register through MOP(S) Learning

Media Skills

18 November

Working with the media is a key aspect of supporting your parliamentarian. In this training session, you'll discover how you can support your parliamentarian’s media activities and develop the skills and knowledge of how the local and national media operates.

Register through MOP(S) Learning


DPS ICT training and courses

ICT Training

Develop your ICT skills through the many training options offered by DPS ICT Training. Browse ICT Training Services for training in the Microsoft Suite or Adobe software, create those impactful presentations, learn basic programming and more. To enrol, you’ll need to submit a DPS-Sourced Training Course request form via the ParlICT website.

LinkedIn Learning

MOP(S) Act employees have access to the over 14,000 technical, software, creative and business courses, on LinkedIn Learning.

You can access LinkedIn Learning via the Online Access to ICT Training (LinkedIn Learning) form on ParlICT.