Guidance

Find and book a GDS Academy training course

Choose a course, book your place, and plan your journey to the training location.

Choose a course

You can see a list of all GDS Academy courses on GOV.UK.

If you want to find out about upcoming course dates and locations, subscribe to the GDS Academy newsletter

Find your nearest GDS Academy training location

The GDS Academy has offices in Leeds and London. We run training courses from both locations.

We also run courses in pop-up locations. You will see these pop-up courses advertised in the newsletter. You can also see the course dates and locations on the course information pages.

GDS Academy office, Leeds

Platform
New Station Street
Leeds
LS1 4JB

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Walk from Leeds Train Station

Platform is located directly next door to Leeds train station. Leave the station through the main exit, turn right and enter Platform through the revolving door, next to M&S Food.

GDS Academy office, London

The White Chapel Building
10 Whitechapel High Street
London
E1 8QS

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Ask a trainer to come to you

If you cannot travel to Leeds or London, you can ask a GDS Academy trainer to come to you. For example, they can travel to your office. You will need to pay for the trainer’s travel, accommodation and VAT.

If you want a trainer to come to you, email GDS Academy: gds.academy@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk.

Book your place

You need a purchase order number before you can book a course.

Email GDS Academy

Email gds.academy@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk, with your:

  • name
  • organisation
  • mobile phone number
  • course name, the number of courses, and the number of places
  • course location
  • course date
  • purchase order number

Tell us how many trainees there will be

You can book for one person or a group of people.

If you want to book for a group, you can choose:

  • an open group (people from other organisations can join the training)
  • a closed group (this is only for you and people you invite)

If you are booking for a closed group, you must include:

  • where you want to host the course (location)
  • when you would like to host the course (date)

Contact GDS Academy

Email the GDS Academy: gds.academy@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

Published 28 November 2017
Last updated 3 February 2020 + show all updates
  1. Manchester and Newcastle removed

  2. Change to directions to Leeds office

  3. Updated address details for Leeds

  4. Update to Leeds address

  5. Added addresses for the GDS Academy in London and Manchester.

  6. First published.