Learning and development

As part of our People Promise, we’ll provide you with extensive learning and development opportunities at HMCTS, supporting your progress within HMCTS, the wider Civil Service and beyond.

We promise you:

  • Opportunities to develop your skills.
  • Support to achieve your potential and fulfil your career ambitions.
  • New technology skills.
  • Five days of learning and development each year.


Tailored development for your career

We design your learning around your role and ambitions. Whether it’s developing your digital skills, leadership abilities or skills in supporting the people who use our services, we’ll build your career together.

You’ll also have access to our bespoke HMCTS learning platform as well as 24/7 access to Civil Service learning resources and opportunities.

Watch our story and find out more about learning and development at HMCTS.

Taking your talents further

At HMCTS, your talents don’t go unnoticed. We run a number of talent development schemes that can help you progress within HMCTS and the wider Civil Service.


HMCTS offer apprenticeships in Operational Delivery, Leadership and Management, Legal, Digital, Project Management and more. These externally accredited programmes enable our people to develop the skills and confidence needed to keep the Justice system running.