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21 Jun
Microsoft Office Essentials
FREE
09:30 - 29 Jun 16:00 Clickworks

Thanks to funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority's Adult Education Budget we are pleased to be able to offer this course free of charge - provided that attendees were aged 19+ as of 31/8/20 and live within the Liverpool City Region.

Are you interested in developing your digital knowledge and skills?

This course will provide you with updated skills and abilities needed to build on existing knowledge, motivate further learning, and improve your employability in a wide range of fields and industries.

To complete this course you will need to have some working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

This course is delivered over 5 full days at our Clickworks building. Times are 9.30am-4.00pm.

AVAILABLE UNITS ARE:

Microsoft Word

Most employers expect employees to have Microsoft Word skills, and it's probably the most universally-consumed programme in businesses around the globe. Microsoft Office Essentials will help you understand and brush up on your word processing skills, so that you can develop skills and confidence you need to progress in your work and personal life. You will cover:

  • Using a software application designed for formatting, editing and production of largely text-based documents.
  • Creating mail merged documents
  • Paragraph and font formatting
  • Using tables and graphs

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is perhaps the most important computer spreadsheets programme used in the workplace today. As a result, many employers expect employees to have a working knowledge of the software. Learning how to use Microsoft Excel can improve your employment options, as well as improving your productivity by learning the best shortcuts and formulae to use in different situations. You will cover:

  • Creating spreadsheets
  • Data entry
  • Text and number formats
  • Editing cells
  • Basic data analysis skills through sorting and filtering

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is the most widely used presentation software in the world. The software is designed to help people to create a clean, visually engaging and information-rich presentation. On the Microsoft Office Essentials course you will learn skills and knowledge to operate and develop your own presentation through Microsoft PowerPoint. You will cover:

  • How to create slides
  • Using text boxes, shapes, images and drawing tools
  • How to create excellent transitions and animations
  • How to make a presentation flow using charts, graphs and tables

Improving Productivity Using IT

Computer software systems are all around us, and we use them a lot. knowing which systems to use for various tasks can help you work more effectively. This course can help you understand different IT tools, and provide a quick refresher on software you may not have used for a long time. You will cover:

  • Choosing the appropriate IT systems and software to meet requirements.
  • Using IT systems and software efficiently to complete planned tasks.
  • Reviewing the selection and use of IT tools to make sure that tasks are completed.

On successful completion of the course learners will achieve the City & Guilds Level 1 Award for IT User.

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

22 Jun
Level 2 Digital Marketing for Business
FREE
09:30 - 5 Jul 16:00 Clickworks

Thanks to funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority's Adult Education Budget we are pleased to be able to offer this course free of charge - provided that attendees were aged 19+ as of 31/8/20 and live within the Liverpool City Region.

This course has been designed to enhance your understanding of digital marketing, and provide you with the knowledge to create your own social media and SEO strategy. Digital marketing is used in a wide variety of sectors, and many job roles now have responsibility for promoting a business not just the advertising and marketing department.

This qualification will aim to introduce you to the concepts of digital promotion that can be used in a business setting.

To complete this course you should have previous experience of using computers and a good understanding of areas such as file management and internet browsing, along with some experience of digital marketing.

This course is delivered over 4 full days at our Clickworks building. Times are 9.30am-4.00pm.

The course will cover:

  • Digital promotion for business – In this unit you will gain a broad overview of digital marketing and investigate a range of digital promotional activities, such as email marketing, social media and SEO.
  • Search engine optimisation for business – You will gain a summary of the purpose of SEO, and how it can be used to increase online traffic for a business. This will include designing an SEO strategy for a business.
  • Social media – You will research how to use social media channels to engage with different audiences, and will create your own online identity for business.

On successful completion of the course learners will achieve the NCFE Level 2 Award in Digital Promotion for Business.

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

 

 

25 Jun
Intermediate Excel for Businesses
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 free of charge for business bookings - provided that attendees were aged 19+ as of 31/8/20 and live within the Liverpool City Region.

For more information or to reserve your place call 01744 742053 or email rachel.hennessey@sthelenschamber.com

06 Jul
Intermediate Word for Businesses
FREE
09:30 - 16:30 Clickworks

Microsoft Word can be used to create just about any kind of business document, including company reports, proposals and plans. Your employees can become more organised and help your business build a library of documents, such as invoices, statements, receipts, memos and agendas. This course will help staff understand and brush up on their word processing skills, so that they can work more efficiently.

The course will cover:

• Using Microsoft Word to format, edit and produce text–based documents

• Creating mail merged documents

• Paragraph and font formatting

• Using tables and graphs

This course will be delivered via Google Meet by St Helens Chamber.

Thanks to funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority's Adult Education Budget we are pleased to be able to offer this course free of charge for business bookings - provided that attendees were aged 19+ as of 31/8/20 and live within the Liverpool City Region.

For more information or to reserve your place email rachel.hennessey@sthelenschamber.com

For more information or to reserve your place email rachel.hennessey@sthelenschamber.com

08 Jul
Microsoft Office Essentials
FREE
09:30 - 21 Jul 16:00 Clickworks

Thanks to funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority's Adult Education Budget we are pleased to be able to offer this course free of charge - provided that attendees were aged 19+ as of 31/8/20 and live within the Liverpool City Region.

Are you interested in developing your digital knowledge and skills?

This course will provide you with updated skills and abilities needed to build on existing knowledge, motivate further learning, and improve your employability in a wide range of fields and industries.

To complete this course you will need to have some working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

This course is delivered over 5 full days at our Clickworks building. Times are 9.30am-4.00pm.

AVAILABLE UNITS ARE:

Microsoft Word

Most employers expect employees to have Microsoft Word skills, and it's probably the most universally-consumed programme in businesses around the globe. Microsoft Office Essentials will help you understand and brush up on your word processing skills, so that you can develop skills and confidence you need to progress in your work and personal life. You will cover:

  • Using a software application designed for formatting, editing and production of largely text-based documents.
  • Creating mail merged documents
  • Paragraph and font formatting
  • Using tables and graphs

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is perhaps the most important computer spreadsheets programme used in the workplace today. As a result, many employers expect employees to have a working knowledge of the software. Learning how to use Microsoft Excel can improve your employment options, as well as improving your productivity by learning the best shortcuts and formulae to use in different situations. You will cover:

  • Creating spreadsheets
  • Data entry
  • Text and number formats
  • Editing cells
  • Basic data analysis skills through sorting and filtering

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is the most widely used presentation software in the world. The software is designed to help people to create a clean, visually engaging and information-rich presentation. On the Microsoft Office Essentials course you will learn skills and knowledge to operate and develop your own presentation through Microsoft PowerPoint. You will cover:

  • How to create slides
  • Using text boxes, shapes, images and drawing tools
  • How to create excellent transitions and animations
  • How to make a presentation flow using charts, graphs and tables

Improving Productivity Using IT

Computer software systems are all around us, and we use them a lot. knowing which systems to use for various tasks can help you work more effectively. This course can help you understand different IT tools, and provide a quick refresher on software you may not have used for a long time. You will cover:

  • Choosing the appropriate IT systems and software to meet requirements.
  • Using IT systems and software efficiently to complete planned tasks.
  • Reviewing the selection and use of IT tools to make sure that tasks are completed.

On successful completion of the course learners will achieve the City & Guilds Level 1 Award for IT User.

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

15 Jul
Using Outlook
Members: £20.00 + VAT
Non-members: £20.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 Clickworks

Learn to make the best use of email software to safely and securely send, receive and store messages. On completion of this course your staff will be able to understand and use a range of basic email software tools.

Delegates will learn how to:

• Use e-mail software tools and techniques to compose and send messages

• Attach files to e-mail messages & send

• Identify how to stay safe and respect others when using e-mail

• Use an address book to store and retrieve contact information

• Follow guidelines and procedures for using e-mail

• Identify when and how to respond to e-mail messages

• Identify what messages to delete and when to do so

• Organise and store e-mail messages

• Respond appropriately to common e-mail problems

16 Jul
Intermediate Excel for Businesses
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.

This one-day 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 free of charge for business bookings - provided that attendees were aged 19+ as of 31/8/20 and live within the Liverpool City Region.

For more information or to reserve your place call 01744 742053 or email rachel.hennessey@sthelenschamber.com

04 Aug
Introduction to Digital Marketing
FREE
09:30 - 6 Aug 16:00 Clickworks

Thanks to funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority's Adult Education Budget we are pleased to be able to offer this course free of charge - provided that attendees were aged 19+ as of 31/8/21 and live within the Liverpool City Region.

Are you self-employed or looking to start your own business? You may be looking at an office-based role where Digital Marketing skills are in increasing demand. If so, our Introduction to Digital Marketing course would be ideal.

This free course has been designed to give you an overview of current digital marketing techniques. Digital marketing is used in a wide variety of sectors, and many job roles now have responsibility for promoting a business not just the advertising and marketing department. You will gain an insight into marketing trends and develop your skills that are highly sought after by many employers.

To complete this course you should have previous experience of using computers and a good understanding of areas such as file management and internet browsing. 

COURSE CONTENT IS:

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Digital Marketing Principles – the role of digital marketing
  • Digital Marketing Platforms – How different digital marketing platforms can be used to promote products and services
  • Social Media Marketing – How social media used to promote products and services
  • Search Engine Marketing – SEO and Paid Search marketing
  • The Effects of Digital Marketing – How to evaluate the effects of digital marketing
  • Website Best-Practice – How to create your own website and improve its performance

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

23 Aug
Level 2 Digital Marketing for Business
FREE
09:30 - 3 Sep 16:00 Clickworks

Thanks to funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority's Adult Education Budget we are pleased to be able to offer this course free of charge - provided that attendees were aged 19+ as of 31/8/20 and live within the Liverpool City Region.

This course has been designed to enhance your understanding of digital marketing, and provide you with the knowledge to create your own social media and SEO strategy. Digital marketing is used in a wide variety of sectors, and many job roles now have responsibility for promoting a business not just the advertising and marketing department.

This qualification will aim to introduce you to the concepts of digital promotion that can be used in a business setting.

To complete this course you should have previous experience of using computers and a good understanding of areas such as file management and internet browsing, along with some experience of digital marketing.

This course is delivered over 4 full days at our Clickworks building. Times are 9.30am-4.00pm.

The course will cover:

  • Digital promotion for business – In this unit you will gain a broad overview of digital marketing and investigate a range of digital promotional activities, such as email marketing, social media and SEO.
  • Search engine optimisation for business – You will gain a summary of the purpose of SEO, and how it can be used to increase online traffic for a business. This will include designing an SEO strategy for a business.
  • Social media – You will research how to use social media channels to engage with different audiences, and will create your own online identity for business.

On successful completion of the course learners will achieve the NCFE Level 2 Award in Digital Promotion for Business.

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

 

 

08 Sep
Introduction to Digital Marketing
FREE
09:30 - 10 Sep 16:00 Clickworks

Thanks to funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority's Adult Education Budget we are pleased to be able to offer this course free of charge - provided that attendees were aged 19+ as of 31/8/21 and live within the Liverpool City Region.

Are you self-employed or looking to start your own business? You may be looking at an office-based role where Digital Marketing skills are in increasing demand. If so, our Introduction to Digital Marketing course would be ideal.

This free course has been designed to give you an overview of current digital marketing techniques. Digital marketing is used in a wide variety of sectors, and many job roles now have responsibility for promoting a business not just the advertising and marketing department. You will gain an insight into marketing trends and develop your skills that are highly sought after by many employers.

To complete this course you should have previous experience of using computers and a good understanding of areas such as file management and internet browsing. 

COURSE CONTENT IS:

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Digital Marketing Principles – the role of digital marketing
  • Digital Marketing Platforms – How different digital marketing platforms can be used to promote products and services
  • Social Media Marketing – How social media used to promote products and services
  • Search Engine Marketing – SEO and Paid Search marketing
  • The Effects of Digital Marketing – How to evaluate the effects of digital marketing
  • Website Best-Practice – How to create your own website and improve its performance

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org


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