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27 Aug
Apprenticeship Drop In Day
FREE
09:00 - 18:00 St Helens Chamber

Looking for your next step after school or college?

If you're 16-24 and looking for advice on getting into your dream career, join us at our Apprenticeship Drop In Day where you can find out about all of our Apprenticeship training, brand new Study Programmes and exclusive Apprenticeship vacancies.

Apprenticeship training and live vacancies are available in a wide range of industries, including:

• Construction
• Hair and Beauty
• Childcare
• Digital Marketing 
• Manufacturing
• IT
• Business Administration
• Finance
• And many more! 

Call on 01744 742045 or email apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com for more information


27 Aug
Gel Nails
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 The Chamber Hair & Beauty Academy

Description of the course: Goodbye to manicures & pedicures that take hours and don't last the distance.  Hello to luxury and polish that stays perfect. Learn how to increase your knowledge and skill with the latest gel polish trend .  Ideal for the beginner.  Now includes custom colour blending and seasonal trend techniques. 

The aim of this course is: To teach you everything there is to know about the gel polish system, from preparation, consultation through to simple nail art

This course is suitable for: Beginners & experienced nail technicians looking to update skills.

Requirements: Students are expected to work on each other, for this reason it is a pre-requisite that all students REMOVE any nail extensions/gel polish for practice during the course. 

What is supplied: Everything you need on the day of the course is provided for you and an in house training certificate will be provided on completion of the course.

Tools you will need to bring: You are not required to bring any tools along with you

Theory or Practical: Both, health & safety guidance on how to carry out gel nails will be covered.

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

27 Aug
Construction Skills
FREE
09:30 - 6 Sep 16:00 Construction Training Centre

Are you interested in starting a career in construction or want to learn new skills to use at work or home?

This FREE construction skills course provides a range of practical skills including, joinery, plastering and painting and decorating.

Learning new skills or just updating the ones you already have, can be key to ensuring your success in the workplace. Please arrange to speak to one of our guidance advisers for more information about any of our courses and to discuss your personal career plan.

On successful completion of this course learners will gain the Pearsons Level 1 BTEC Certificate in Construction and you can also apply for a FREE CSCS card, which is required to work on most construction sites.

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

28 Aug
Introduction to Aromatherapy
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 The Chamber Hair & Beauty Academy

This short course will explore the amazing qualities and benefits of essential oils and how they can be used to enhance and improve your daily life.

You will learn about:

-The discovery of Aromatherapy

-Therapeutic properties of essential oils

-Practical ways you can use essential oils in your daily life

-Simple how to administer a simple hand massage

Please note to complete this course you must be agreeable to take a skin test and give and receive a hand massage.

Learning new skills or just updating the ones you already have, can be key to ensuring your success in the workplace. Please arrange to speak to one of our guidance advisers for more information about any of these courses and to discuss your personal career plan.

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

29 Aug
CV Writing and Interview Skills
FREE
09:30 - 30 Aug 16:30 Clickworks

Do you constantly find your CV is being ignored?

Do you want to make your CV stand out form the crowd?

Learn how to produce an effective CV and upload it to your Universal Job Match account on our short CV session.

This course lasts two days from 9:30am - 4:30pm and is based at our Clickworks building. 

By the end of the session all learners will have:

  • An understanding of useful information to have prepared before the interview
  • An understanding of what interviewers will be expecting in regards to; Punctuality, Dress Sense, Behaviour and Language Use
  • An understanding of the importance of researching the interviewing organisation
  • An understanding of questions to ask the interviewer

Having a good CV is vital while you are seeking work, our advisors will give you guidance and advice in what you should and shouldn’t have in your CV.

We also offer Interview skills sessions to help you perfect your technique so you can go to interviews with confidence.

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

29 Aug
Health & Safety
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:00 Merseyside Youth Association

This course is a vocationally related qualification that is
designed to give you knowledge and understanding of the
basic principles of health and safety, hazards that can arise
and some of the protection available against those hazards.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate
is included.

02 Sep
Digital Skills for Jobseekers
FREE
09:30 - 10 Sep 16:00 Clickworks

This course is designed to develop or improve your digital skills to support with searching for work. Digital Skills for Jobseekers will help you find your way safely around the internet, set up a personal email address if you don't already have one and make use of the internet for searching for work.

This course is suitable for anyone who has little or no experience with IT.

By completing this course you will increase your confidence and knowledge of digital platforms to help find an apply for a job online.

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

During this course, you will:

  • Understand how to use a computer/tablet/mobile device to aid job searching and universal credit applications
  • Learn how to make Universal Credit applications online
  • Use a word processing application to create, edit and produce a CV
  • Learn how to connect to the internet and use browser software to navigate to web pages
  • Use browser tools to search for job vacancies online
  • Learn how to set up an email address and use email software to send and receive emails
  • Learn how to download apps onto mobile devices, particularly job searching tools

On successful completion of the course you will gain the City & Guilds Entry Level 3 Award for IT Users.

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

02 Sep
Fast Track to Apprenticeships - Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you aged 16 – 24 and looking for work?

Our Fast Track courses will give you the skills, knowledge and qualifications to help you to get an Apprenticeship.

We will help you to:

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Gain the skills that employers are looking for
  • Gain a variety of work experience to put on your CV
  • Get here with a free bus pass

On successful completion you will get:

  • Exclusive access to local vacancies
  • £100 bonus on moving into an Apprenticeship, job or further training
  • A free NUS discount card

Want to find out more? Come to our Open Day! Book online now or contact us for more information on:

  • Call 01744 742045
  • Email apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com
  • Visit www.sthelenschamber.com/apprenticeships

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02 Sep
Apprenticeships for Liverpool Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 Merseyside Youth Association

Are you aged 16 – 24 living in Liverpool and looking for an Apprenticeship?

Our courses will give you the skills, knowledge and qualifications to help you to get an Apprenticeship.

We will help you to:

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Gain the skills that employers are looking for
  • Gain a variety of work experience to put on your CV
  • Get here with a free bus pass

On successful completion you will get:

  • Exclusive access to local vacancies
  • £100 bonus on moving into an Apprenticeship, job or further training
  • A free NUS discount card

Want to find out more? Come to our Open Day! Book online now or contact us for more information.

    Call: 0151 702 0799

    Email: apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com

 

03 Sep
Graduate Hub
FREE
09:30 - 20 Sep 16:00 Merseyside Youth Association
Are you a recent graduate living in Liverpool and looking for work?


Do you need help to make your CV and job applications stand out from the crowd?

The Graduate Hub is a FREE training programme designed to add a host of valuable skills and qualifications to your CV, making you a more attractive candidate to employers.

Topics covered include:

Management Masterclass

  • Spreadsheet software
  • Powerpoint software
  • Business Improvement Techniques
  • Health and Safety Level 1  
  • CV Writing
  • Presentation / Interview Skills
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Managing your Personal Finances Level 1
  • Digital Marketing - Internet Safety
  • Vacancy Matching - Exclusive Access to Vacancies
  • To find out more about the Graduate Hub contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@sthetartingpoint.org


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