A guide to Parliament for Westminster staffers

Audience: political staffers, professionals working for businesses or charities, campaigners

Are you a Parliamentary staffer, working for a politician? This comprehensive training will help you understand the often confusing world of Parliament and tell you everything you need to know about your workplace. This course is great for both new and experienced staffers.

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A guide to parliamentary procedure

Audience: political staffers, professionals working for businesses or charities, campaigners

Need to spend more time learning the ins-and-outs of the arcane world of Westminster? Confused by legislative timetables, or the difference between the Table Office and the Vote Office? If you want to get the most out of Parliament, join us for our advanced course on Parliamentary procedure over three morning sessions.

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How to be an effective case worker

Audience: MPs' caseworkers and councillors

Being an MP's caseworker is one of the most rewarding and impactful jobs in politics, but there is little formal training available to help you help constituents. Whether you're new to the role or already have experience, this course will leave you ready to attack your workload and get results. 

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A guide to media and communications

Audience: political staffers, professionals working for businesses or charities, campaigners

If you work with the media, there are a wealth of unwritten rules you need to know in order for your message to cut through. Learn from our team of senior journalists how the press really works, and how to get your message across most effectively. 

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How to stand for public office 

Audience: people interested in the processes and realities of standing for public office 

If you are an aspiring politician who wants to help make a difference and represent people at a local or national level, this course will help you maximise your chances of selection and election.

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Writing for impact 

Audience: Anybody who needs to use writing to get their message heard - MPs' staffers, comms teams or individuals in charities, NGOs, or businesses 

Do you want to be able to write speeches that the audience will still be thinking about weeks later? Perhaps you need to produce regular and thought provoking blogs or op-eds to get your message out there? If you need to use excellent writing skills in order for your work to have an impact, then this is the course for you. 

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Don't see a course here that meets your needs?

No problem. Get in touch with us at info@westminsterskillscentre.com and we can create a bespoke training package for you or your organisation.