Skills development for public sector communicators

We’re passionate about public sector communications and how it can change lives for the better. We are committed to our own staff development as we know the best trained and supported people will deliver the most good.


Our Westco Academy is designed to give our teams the best set of tools and insights to deliver the most effective communications and reputation management. This year we are opening up our courses to anyone.


Check out our classroom training courses or the online academy through the links below. Spaces are limited and provided on a first come first served basis.


Some of our past courses at Westco Academy have included:

  • Digital and Social Media - Preparing to communicate during a crisis
  • Researching and Evaluating your Campaigns
  • Effective Internal Communications
  • Presentation Skills and Personal Impact
  • Community Engagement – the Westco Model

For any additional information or if you would like to discuss a bespoke programme for your team, please contact Andrew Bell at



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The Westco Online Academy provides a number of online courses focused primarily on enhancing your digital skills, developed by our agency’s Digital Strategy partners. 


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The Westco Academy focuses on three key training themes – practical, strategic and business skills

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