How Does the UK Parliament Really Work

"I really enjoyed the course and thought the content was really useful. It was a really good overview and a lot to cram in, in only one day!"

Home Office

It is no surprise that parliament can be complicated, those working in or around government need to ensure that they have a good base of knowledge of the constitutional role and importance of parliament.

A good base of knowledge will allow those who have recently entered the Civil Service or Public Sector to move through the parliament more smoothly and allow them to adjust for variety of situations. Those already in parliament may benefit from a refresh and update on their current knowledge, this course will provide both an in-depth look into the systems that govern parliament but also offer insight.

'How Does the UK Parliament Really Work' is a trending online course within our Policy Skills series. At the Civil Service College, we tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisations, ensuring that each delegate gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.

Key Training Features

Who Can Attend

Learning Resources

Key Training Features:

  • Understand the system of parliamentary democracy
  • The role of the UK Parliament, including specific roles of the two houses of Parliament
  • Parliamentary scrutiny through questions, debate and committees
  • The impact of devolution and the relationship between UK Parliament and devolved legislatures

Who Can Attend:

This virtual course is designed for civil servants and public sector staff who engages with Parliament and would benefit from understanding how it works. This course is also useful for those outside of the public sector and would like to understand how the legislative process and how they can contribute.

Learning Resources:

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Face to Face Training
option available


10:00 - 16:00


£495 + VAT


Zoom or MS Teams


27 May 2021 Book3

21 September 2021 Book8

In-House Option

This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.

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Civil Service College can deliver In-House training within your organisation that is exactly tailored to meet your individual training requirements.

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