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20 Apr
Manual Handling
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This one day course is designed to give you a better
understanding of manual handling techniques and the
legislation surrounding them.

The training is designed to ensure that you are given the maximum possible practical training relevant to your role in the workplace.

This course is nationally accredited at Level 2 and a certificate is included.

21 Apr
Becoming a Great Manager
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

Momentus recognises that managing a team takes work. Especially when you’re trying to iron out any kinks and bring out the best in your people. We are here to help you be inspirational, supportive and the manager that everyone wishes they worked for and remembers working for.

In this event you will learn how to:
• Create the right team culture for people to thrive
• Set everyone’s sights to their own goals and the team goals
• Engage with and understand each of your people
• Reward and recognise good work, and deal with challenges
• Help people learn through a flexible coaching style

These will give you the confidence you need to inspire and lead your team, breakdown barriers and bring purpose to your performance.

22 Apr
Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health Level 2
Members: £200.00 + VAT
Non-members: £260.00 + VAT
09:30 - 23 Apr 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This two day accredited Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health is designed to help individuals obtain an understanding of mental health, as well as useful skills to spot the illness.

The role of a first aider from mental health is to provide basic mental health support or to be the first response to someone in need, usually in the workplace. The first aider for mental health is not clinically qualified to assess, diagnose or treat mental ill health but they will know the basic tools to listen to individuals who require first response support for the mental health.

The course will cover:
• Understand mental health and wellbeing
• Understand how mental ill health affects the experience of individuals
• Understand the mental health continuum
• Understand ways to self-manage own wellbeing
• Understand the principles of first aid for mental health
• Know how to recognise mental ill health in self and others
• Understand how to support mental wellbeing in the workplace • Understand how to promote a mental wellness culture in the workplace
• Understand the importance of resilience and protection of self for first aiders for mental heal

28 Apr
Emergency First Aid at Work
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

Emergencies can and do happen, anywhere and anytime. Our Emergency First Aid course will provide delegates with essential basic life-saving first aid skills and compliance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

29 Apr
Using Excel
FREE
09:30 - 16:30 Clickworks

Training your employees on how to use Microsoft Excel can improve your business options, as well as improving productivity, by learning the best short-cuts and formulae to use in different situations. Microsoft Excel can help your business when managing human resources, performance reporting, and operations management, by allowing staff to store information, analyse and report.

The course will cover:

• Creating spreadsheets

• Data entry

• Text and number formats

• Basic mathematical functions

• Editing cells

• Basic data analysis skills through sorting and filtering

• Using formulae to analyse data

• Making your spreadsheet secure 

Thanks to funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority's Adult Education Budget we are pleased to be able to offer this course at a reduced cost.

For more information or to reserve your place call 01744 742091 or email events@sthelenschamber.com.

04 May
First Aid at Work (3 Day Course)
Members: £195.00 + VAT
Non-members: £245.00 + VAT
09:30 - 6 May 16:30 St Helens Chamber

The First Aid at Work three day course gives First Aiders the essential knowledge and skills that they need to carry out their role and deal confidently with major and minor injuries and illnesses. It is suitable for any person who has been designated as a First Aider at work.

This course will give delegates a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. It is aimed at employees working in a high risk area such as construction, factories, warehousing.

This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

12 May
Strategic Planning Skills
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

Business owners are often so preoccupied with immediate issues that they lose sight of their ultimate objectives. That is why, to really give a business focus on growth, development of a Strategic Plan is an absolute necessity. Creating a strategy for growth and developing the processes that support it, prioritises the business’s activities on delivering specific desired outcomes and provides an effective framework for positive change.

A strategy provides a living and breathing template for running a business and engaging everyone involved to achieve common goals and objectives. The seminar will start by considering definitions of strategy, tactics, vision and mission statements. In addition, the importance of making targets ‘SMART’ will be emphasised.

A workbook provided on the day will take attendees through the no-nonsense Business Doctors Strategic Planning Process.

• A framework for making informed decisions
• A robust basis for more detailed planning
• Clarity when explaining the business to others to inform, motivate and involve
• Benchmarking and performance monitoring
• Positive stimulus for change and a clear focus for growth
• A plan of action for implementing a new strategy By the end of the seminar:
• Attendees will understand what defines a strategy and why goals and targets should always be SMART.
• They will understand the importance of a Strategic Plan and have a process and structure for developing one.
• An overview strategy for their business will be introduced on the day and can be developed further after the seminar.

13 May
Introduction to Mental Health Awareness Level 2
Members: £100.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This one-day Accredited Introduction to Mental Health Awareness will allow delegates to gain an understanding of common mental health illnesses and be given the confidence to promote mental health awareness.

The course gives delegates the ability to spot signs of mental ill health and the skills to support positive wellbeing for themselves and others.

The course will cover:
• Understand mental health and wellbeing
• Understand how mental ill health affects the experience of individuals
• Understand the mental health continuum
• Understand ways to self-manage own wellbeing

18 May
Discipline and Grievance- Nip It In The Bud
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This seminar gives an overview of the discipline and grievance procedure but focuses on where Supervisors, Team Leaders and First Line Managers should be getting involved – at the informal and verbal stages of the process.

We take an interactive approach to encourage delegates to consider their own roles and responsibilities within the discipline and grievance framework.

This course is for Supervisors, Team Leaders and First Line Managers. At the end of the training the delegates will be able to successfully:
• Identify the key stages of Discipline and Grievance procedures • Recognise when to “Nip it in the Bud”
• Carry out initial informal verbal interviews regarding conduct and capability issues using a wide range of key communication and interpersonal skills
• Keep accurate records of any Discipline and Grievance issues they have been involved in working with the documentation and support provided.

19 May
Leadership: Adding Value and Leading Improvement
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

Delegates attending this course will learn how to; Identifying appropriate leadership styles; the importance of data; the art of delegation; effective team working; effective coaching; time management; staff climate; courageous conversations and ensuring strategic coherence.

The programme is designed to inspire, challenge and support individual leaders and managers who are actively seeking to transform their personal effectiveness and professional impact.

Delegates will learn to:
• Gain an insight/reflect on their current performance across a number of areas.
• Understand where they can add most value as a leader within their current role.
• Commit to developing their effectiveness as a leader within their context.
• Develop a clearer picture of where they can contribute more effectively to the strategic performance of their organisation.
• Explore where they can have impact they have on the motivation and performance of others.


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