GDS Academy courses

GDS academy trains public sector workers in how to work in an agile team and how to design a digital service.

Who is eligible

GDS Academy courses are for civil servants local government employees and other public sector workers.

Course dates

Sign up for the GDS Academy newsletter to get notified about new course dates. If there’s high demand for places on a course, we’ll try to add new dates.

Book a place

To book a place for one or more people, email with:

  • your name
  • your organisation name
  • your mobile phone number
  • the course name, date and venue
  • purchase order number


GDS Academy has permanent training venues in Leeds and London, and we sometimes put on courses at other venues in England and Wales.

Or contact us to talk about hosting a course at your office.

Contact GDS Academy

Email GDS Academy with any questions:

Online courses

Online courses are delivered live by a trainer.

Other courses

Published 16 October 2017
Last updated 24 September 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added 'facilitating online meetings' course.

  2. Added facilitating online training course.

  3. We have added a new course, Introduction to artificial intelligence in government

  4. Added the Emerging Technology Development Programme

  5. First published.