Professional Development Program - Upcoming courses

Date published
21 December 2023

The PWSS provides free learning and development training and resources to parliamentarians and MOP(S) Act employees through the Professional Development Program (PDP).

Log in to MOP(S) Learning to view the full range of training currently on offer. If you do not have a MOP(S) Learning account, you can email to create one.

MOP(S) Act Employee Induction Program for new and existing staff

The Induction Program is available to all MOP(S) Act employees via the MOP(S) Learning Portal. You will need a MOP(S) Learning account to register. If you do not have a MOP(S) Learning account, you can email to create one.

All staff are encouraged to attend. You will learn about your WHS obligations, workplace behaviours and responsibilities, as well as employment arrangements under the MOP(S) Act, expenses, terms and conditions and workplace support options available. 


Virtual Induction 

Sessions are delivered face to screen monthly via GovTEAMS. Login to MOP(S) Learning and register for the next available face to screen session here

Face to face Induction  

Face to face Induction sessions were delivered across all states from February to April 2023. You can request an office based session for your team if you have new and/or existing staff employees who wish to attend a face to face session. For more information, please contact

Online Foundation module

All new employees should complete the Online foundation module, a self-paced module that will provide you with foundational information relating to your employment under the MOP(S) Act, including workplace support options available. You are strongly encouraged to complete the module in the first few weeks of your commencement. Existing staff are encouraged to complete the Online foundation module to refresh their understanding of employment arrangements.

PEMS Training

You can request individual or group training sessions via GovTeams (online) with one of our external trainers. For individual training sessions and help, please call the MaPS Staff Help Desk for assistance on (02) 6215 3333 and ask to be directed to the PEMS training facilitator.

Upcoming training

On demand training and resources

A range of resources and on-demand training aimed at supporting your ongoing professional development is also available in MOP(S) Learning, including:

Articles, podcasts and videos:

External learning 

Have you recently completed professional development training outside of MOP(S) Learning? You can have your training recorded by uploading the details of your completed training into your training history on MOP(S) Learning. 

Learn how to upload your external training with our Creating an External Learning guide.