Professional Development Program Upcoming Courses

Date published
22 June 2022
Professional Development Program upcoming course

MaPS provides free learning and development training and resources to parliamentarian and 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.
If you do not have a MOP(S) Learning account, email to create one.

Available courses

Safe and Respectful Workplaces foundations
The Safe and Respectful Workplaces training program addresses issues relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault and workplace bullying. 

Mental Health First Aid in the workplace
Becoming a Mental Health First Aider will mean you are more able to assist someone who may be developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis.


Media Relations - Expression of interests registration 
Media relations training is for those employees who deal with members of the media who need to report on their parliamentarians priorities and public messages. You’ll learn how to develop relationships with journalists and other media personnel, craft messages and respond to breaking stories.

On demand training and resources

PEMS Training for New & Continuing Staff with NEW Office Functions

This PEMS training can be customised to your training needs and functions in accordance with your office usage. For example:

  • Lodge a claim for payment
  • Review an office expense claim
  • Certify an office expense claim
  • Customise PEMS tiles on your homepage
  • Scanning with your smartphone

ICT Training
The ICT training opportunities is offered by the Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS). ICT training will enable you to develop new skills such as, in Microsoft Suite, Adobe software, create impactful presentations or to learn basic programming and more.
For enrolment, just submit a DPS-Sourced Training Course request form.

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