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Professional Development Program

MaPS offers a free professional development program (PDP) to MOP(S) Act employees. PDP courses are delivered in a number of formats to suit your work schedule including face to face training, face to screen live training hosted on GovTEAMS and online self-paced learning.

The PDP is delivered through MOP(S) Learning, an easy to navigate online portal to all things professional development. To request a MOP(S) Learning account contact

Upcoming courses

Register your place in these courses through MOP(S) Learning.

Mental Health First Aid

8 and  15 July

Senate committees and estimates process 14 October

Accidental Counsellor

20 July, 18 August 

The Senate at work 31 March,  11 November

Dealing with people in difficult situations

4 June 

Managing Challenging Interactions

27 July, 19 August 

How to Train Your Sleep

8 June

Writing Constituent-Focused Emails and Letters

28 and 29 June 

Consideration of bills by the parliamentary scrutiny committees

22 July

Bootcamp for the brain

10 July

Inspiring leadership


Resume and job application skills


Women in leadership


Online courses

MOP(S) Learning hosts over 50 different online learning activities across a variety of topics, which you can access at any time.

New online courses coming soon

A range of exciting new online training programs are coming to MOP(S) Learning in 2021. Keep your eyes out!

New online courses

Available in

Executive Assistant Foundation program


Social Media advertising program


Constituent Management for Electorate officers


Business speaking skills for Electorate Officers


Business speaking skills for Senior Staff


Last updated: 24 May 2021