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26 Jul
How to use spreadsheets for business
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

This seminar is suitable for anyone who has a basic knowledge of using Excel spreadsheets. On completion of the seminar delegates will be able to use a range of spreadsheet software tools and techniques to produce, present and check spreadsheets.

This course is accredited by City & Guilds. Delegates will receive a Certificate in Using Spreadsheet Software on successful completion.

'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333

26 Jul
Spray Tanning
FREE
09:30 - 16:30 The Chamber Hair Academy

Interested in a career in spray tanning?

This course will equip you with the skills and techniques needed to deliver an exceptional spray tan.

Throughout the day you will complete both theory and practical sessions. On completion you will receive a Suntana Professional Spray Tanning Accreditation.

Equipment is provided on the day, however, if preferred you are welcome to bring your own spray tanning kit.

As part of the training you will receive a spray tan.

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

27 Jul
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 28 Jul 12:00 Starting Point

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

This course is split over two half days (Monday and Tuesday) from 9:30am till 12 noon.

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 more information about the CV, Interview and support sessions we offer at Starting Point, contact us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

27 Jul
Qdos drop in session
FREE
09:30 - 12:00 St Helens Chamber

From 1st August, the Chamber HR, Legal Advice Line, Legal Expenses Insurance and Health & Safety services will all be brought under a single provider, Qdos.

Steve Charles, Head of Business Partnerships from Qdos will be visiting the Chamber on Thursday the 27th July to answer questions from Members about the support services available.

Members can access free one to one appointments with Steve between 9:30am and 12pm to ask Steve any questions and queries they may have about their HR, Legal,  and Health & Safety support service.

To book an appointment please email events@sthelenschamber.com

27 Jul
Introduction to counselling skills
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you interested in a career in counselling or working in a role that uses counselling skills?

This FREE 4 day course will provide an introduction to counselling to help you decide if it is the career for you/

The course also provides useful skills for a wide range of other job roles including care work, teaching, youth work and childcare.

 Over the course you will cover-

  • The process of counselling
  • The qualities of a counsellor
  • And gain a range of skills and techniques

To find out more call Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org.

27 Jul
Effective Recruitment & Induction
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
15:00 - 18:00 St Helens Chamber

This seminar will develop your knowledge and skills for successful recruitment, selection and induction practices. 

'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333 

28 Jul
Meet the Apprentice
FREE
08:30 - 11:00

Are you looking for extra help at your business? Have you considered taking on an Apprentice?

St Helens Chamber specialises in helping you to recruit young people through our Apprenticeship Programme and we are always looking to increase the range of vacancies available. All Apprentices will have completed our ‘Chamber Approved – Work Ready’ course to ensure they are high-calibre candidates who are well prepared for the world of work.

Taking on an Apprentice can increase efficiency, introduce new skills and provide a hassle free, cost effective way to grow your business. This informal event will provide an efficient and convenient way for you to meet some of the best local young job seekers.

To confirm a place at the event please ring 01744 742333

28 Jul
First Aid
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

Emergencies can and do happen, anywhere and anytime.

This training is practical and shows what to do in an emergency. This is a valuable qualification to have for a wide range of job roles.

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.

28 Jul
Food Safety
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

Our Food Safety course is ideal for anyone wanting to work in a catering environment.

You will learn a basic knowledge of Food Safety, how to control food safety risks and develop the confidence and expertise needed to safely deliver quality food to customers.

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.

31 Jul
Basic Construction
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 Training Construction Centre

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

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

On successful completion you can also apply for a free CSCS card, required to work on most construction sites.

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.

To find out more call us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org


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