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Workforce Development Unit

Find learning and development opportunities which suit your needs with the Workforce Development Unit (WDU).

We offer face-to-face and 'virtual' courses, as well as e-learning modules covering a wide range of topics.

Learning through the WDU is open to:

  • City of York Council (CYC) staff
  • CYC contractors
  • individuals working in York not employed by CYC
  • businesses and voluntary organisations throughout York

Our services are also available to our partners within York, including:

  • people working with vulnerable adults
  • Early Years providers
  • taxi drivers

We offer over 200 face-to-face and ‘virtual’ courses, and regularly add new e-learning modules.

Our face-to-face and ‘virtual’ courses are available on both a chargeable and non-chargeable basis, depending on your job or status.

My Learning Organiser: MyLO

MyLO, our online learning platform, allows you to browse courses and make course bookings from any PC or mobile device once you've registered for an account.

Sign up or log in to MyLO

With a MyLO account you can:

  • view courses and fee information
  • book face-to-face and 'virtual' courses
  • complete e-learning modules
  • access course resources
  • keep all your training records in one place
  • upload personal development activity

View MyLO Terms and Conditions and the WDU Privacy Notice.

MyLO for managers

Managers can keep up to date with their staff training on MyLO by running reports that track data on:

  • completed training
  • course attendance
  • future course bookings

MyLO also allows managers to:

  • specify individual training paths for different staff members/teams
  • receive reminders regarding training due for renewal
  • ensure their staff remain compliant with statutory requirements
  • access management information to ensure learning targets are being achieved

Also see

Workforce Development Unit

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 553017