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18 Feb
Introduction to Digital Marketing for Businesses
FREE
09:30 - 27 Feb 16:00 Clickworks

This course has been designed to help your staff develop and expand on their knowledge of current marketing techniques. From planning a marketing campaign, to editing a corporate video, posting on social media or create a web page, having staff who can effectively use marketing in their job role can make a significant difference to commercial operations.

Digital marketing is no longer just the job of the marketing department - in many companies, the responsibility for tasks such as updating the company website and managing the social media feeds may fall on any number of employees. On this course your staff will gain an insight in to digital marketing trends and develop skills that can be used in many roles.

To complete this course your staff should have previous experience is using computers and a good understanding of area such as file management and internet browsing.

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Creating simple web pages – using specialised software to create innovative, professional looking websites
  •  Social Media – making the most of Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn/Hootsuite in business
  •  Video and Imaging software – editing and creating attractive presentations
  •  Search Engine Optimisation – ways to market websites in order to achieve higher Google ratings
  •  Analysing websites/social media – use of analytical software to gather data on websites/social media
  •  Email Marketing – how to create a targeted email marketing campaign
  •  Internet Safety – how to stay safe online, legislation and ways to keep information secure

This course is delivered over three full days and on successful completion of this course you will gain the City & Guilds Level 1 Award in IT Users.

18 Feb
Using PowerPoint
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 Clickworks

Microsoft Powerpoint is the most widely used presentation software in the world. Your employees can use Microsoft Powerpoint to update their presentation skills and the software can help with a range of other jobs as well. Whether you’re getting ready to present financials or give an end of year review, Microsoft PowerPoint can help by creating a clean, visually engaging and information–rich presentation.

Delegates will learn how to:
• Create slides
• Use text boxes, shapes, images and drawing tools
• Create excellent transitions and animations
• Make a presentation flow using charts, graphs and tables

18 Feb
Fast Track to Apprenticeships - Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you 16 – 24 and looking for a job?

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

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Work Experience
  • Exclusive access to local vacancies
  • £100 bonus on moving into an Apprenticeship, job or training
  • Gain the skills that employers are looking for

Want to find out more? Come to our Open Day! Book online now or call us on 01744 742045 for more information

This event is part funded by the European Social Fund and the Youth Employment Initiative.

18 Feb
Hair & Beauty Fast Track to an Apprenticeship Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 The Chamber Hair & Beauty Academy

Are you 16 – 18 and looking to start your Hair and Beauty career?

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

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Work Experience
  • Exclusive access to local vacancies
  • £100 bonus on moving into an Apprenticeship, job or training
  • Gain the skills that employers are looking for

Want to find out more? Come to our Open Day at our purpose built salon! Book online now or call us on 01744 742045 for more information

This event is part funded by the European Social Fund and the Youth Employment Initiative.

19 Feb
Introduction to Project Management
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

This seminar is suitable for individuals regardless of their position in an organisation, who has or will have overall or a significant level of responsibility in delivering a project within their business.

This is an interactive seminar and you will be encouraged to participate in discussions and self-reflection and required to participate in activities.

This seminar will provide you with the skills to set up and control projects that meet the planned outcomes within agreed time scales and to budget.

You will become familiar with project management tools and techniques and develop an understanding of how you can apply them and how you may also assist those around you involved with a project.

Delegates will learn about:
• The project lifecycle
• Roles within a project team
(Project Governance)
• How to deliver a project
o How to set up a project
o Components of a project budget
o Project management tools
o Managing resources
o Monitoring progress
• How to manage risks and issues

20 Feb
Risk Assessment
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This seminar is designed to help improve the workplace culture for occupational health and safety by enabling delegates to understand the basic principles of risk assessment. It is suitable for anyone in a work environment as it raises delegates’ ability to risk assess for their business activity.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

21 Feb
Produce a CV - COURSE FULL
FREE
09:30 - 22 Feb 16:30 St Helens Chamber

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.

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

22 Feb
Meet the Apprentice
FREE
08:30 - 11:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you looking for extra help at your business? Have you considered taking on an Apprentice? Come along to see the high calibre of young people who are looking for work. The informal events provide an efficient and convenient way for you to meet some of the best local young job seekers.

For further information on our Apprenticeship Programme
please email the Workforce Development team workforce@sthelenschamber.com or phone 01744 742333.

25 Feb
Returners Bootcamp
FREE
09:30 - 15 Mar 16:30 St Helens Chamber
26 Feb
Powerful Presentation & Pitching Skills
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This course will show you how to build a compelling presentation or deliver a persuasive pitch to impress your audience whether to one or one thousand. You will be able get your point across even if you may not have time to fully prepare or feel uncomfortable presenting to colleagues or customers.

Whether presenting one-to-one at a meeting or standing in front of a room of business professionals, the three key methods to making your presentation brilliant are: preparation, preparation, and preparation, and this course will help you do exactly that.

Delegates will learn how to:
• Effectively prepare for their audience
• Build a compelling and original presentation
• Confidently project themselves
• Engage their audience for maximum impact
• Recognise the need for positive body language
• Manage their presentation space

The course will cover different presentation styles and provide an overview on the most common presentation tool, PowerPoint.

Presented by KBW Associates


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