About our training offer

We want to support local authorities to become better equipped with the skills, knowledge and tools they need to design and deliver modern digital public services.

In 2023 to date, we’ve provided Digital and Agile training to over 200 local authority staff, helping them to grow confidence and knowledge in digital delivery.

We have also provided training to senior local government staff through the Executive Education Programme in Digital Transformation, in collaboration with AWS and Socitm. This two-day training programme was delivered to 150 directors and senior managers from councils nationwide. We will share recordings of the keynote presentations and panel sessions shortly.

We’re now busy reviewing the feedback from these courses to determine the future of our training offer.

We are also collaborating with the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology to develop a training course on Cyber Security for Connected Places. A pilot to test out the course with councils will follow later in the year.

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Discover our training library

We also provide a training library featuring free and low-cost courses and resources to support local authority staff to learn and develop their digital and cyber skills online.

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How we're measuring the impact of our training offer

To understand the impact of our training and how we can improve and iterate it over time, we have commissioned an independent evaluation of our digital and cyber training programmes.

To do this, we’ll be asking council employees, as well as elected members, who participate in our training programmes to complete a quick survey to understand their satisfaction, feedback and any new skills they have learned.

We’ll then be following up over time to understand how they have put these new skills into practice in their councils.

Learn more about the evaluation study