Courses and Programs

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Learning, training and professional development are key to ensuring the federal public service is equipped to meet the challenges of the 21st century. The School provides learning products and training opportunities to help you maximize your work performance.

What we offer

The School's learning products deal with a variety of topics, offering learners many different ways to upgrade their skills. Many delivery types are used: classroom, online self-paced, virtual classroom, learning events (in-person or virtual), distance learning, multi-mode instruction. Our aim is to provide relevant, high-quality learning experiences to public servants.

You can browse our learning products by:

To help you navigate through our many learning products, you can also browse by:

Note: As the School continues to implement a government-wide approach to learning, more and more products will be moved from the School’s Web site to the learning application.

During the transition to this new platform, however, a number of products—including events and many online and classroom courses—will continue to require registration through the Web site using MyAccount.

Be sure to check out the products supporting foundational development, manager development and executive development on the learning application, including resources for transformation in the public service.

Classroom Courses

An Index (A to Z) provides an alphabetical listing of all classroom courses offered by the School through its Web site. Each course page includes a description, an outline, offering dates, locations and costs.

Online Courses

An Index (A to Z) provides an alphabetical listing of all online courses offered through the School’s Web site, including second language training products. As an eligible federal public servant, you have free access to all of the School's online courses.

Required Training

Depending on your role and function within the public service, it might be necessary for you to register to mandatory courses. Browse our Required Training products to find out which ones apply to you.

Executive Development

The School has built a strong foundation of executive development programming that actively supports departments and agencies in developing tomorrow's leaders.

Registration policies


Our courses and programs help you:

Get started

You can begin the process of registering for our courses directly through MyAccount. Please contact the Client Contact Centre to get your username and password.

If you are unable to find a specific course, the Client Contact Centre will be happy to assist you in finding alternate courses that will meet your training needs.

Also, be sure to check out our list of Events, including interactive seminars, workshops and forums, which provide learning opportunities for discussion and dialogue on the current issues facing the public service.

The School's activities and initiatives



Just-in-time training to introduce you to Phoenix, the Government of Canada's new self-serve pay and benefits system



A vibrant learning environment available anytime and from anywhere.

Improve your language skills

Improve your language skills

Explore interactive online tools designed to improve oral and written comprehension and fluency in your second official language.

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