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24 Sep
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.

24 Sep
Apprenticeships for Ambitious People Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 Liverpool & Sefton Chambers of Commerce

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

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

Through our partnership with Liverpool Chamber of Commerce we are currently working with over 200 Liverpool-based employers.

We will help you to:

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Gain Work Experience
  • Follow an individually tailored training package

You could be starting an Apprenticeship in as little as two weeks!

On successful completion you will get:

  • Exclusive access to local vacancies
  • £100 Love 2 Shop shopping vouchers on moving into an Apprenticeship, job or training
  • A free NUS discount card

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

*Due to building work a temporary reception is being prepared in the Chapel Street suite. This will be open on Monday 24th September (next door to the newsagents)

25 Sep
How to Manage Complaints Effectively
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

Customer complaints must always be acknowledged and dealt with effectively. When a customer complains, it is usually for a good reason or genuine concern. Complaints usually occur when your customer has not had their expectations met. We cannot avoid complaints but we can take care of the customer by listening to the complaint, and resolving it, to ensure a happy customer.

By the end of this seminar, delegates will understand how to:
• Handle complaints and get it right
• Stay customer focussed when dealing with complaints
• Identify angry, irate or frustrated customers
• Be open and accountable
• Act fairly and proportionately

26 Sep
Basic Construction
FREE
09:30 - 1 Nov 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 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.

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

26 Sep
Spray Tanning
FREE
09:30 - 16:30 The Chamber Hair & Beauty Academy

Want to learn to apply a professional spray tan?

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.

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.

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.

27 Sep
Next Steps
FREE
09:30 - 15:30 St Helens Chamber

Every business needs a plan, but not all business owners know how to. This workshop will guide you through strategic planning, setting goals and implementing a growth plan.


If you have started your business in the last six months and are ready to take the next steps, this is the workshop for you.


This one day workshop will:

  • Review your business plan and cash flow
  • Look at what works and what doesn't
  • Set new goals and key performance indicators
  • Find out what support is available to reach your new goals

For more information or to book on to this course please contact Stella on 01744 742104 or email stella.libertini@sthelenschamber.com.

27 Sep
Introduction to Aromatherapy
FREE
09:30 - 14:30 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.

27 Sep
Leadership & Management Skills for New Managers
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

If you are looking to step into management or team leadership or have just taken on this type of role, this seminar will introduce you to how to be a successful leader in the workplace. You will develop an awareness of key leadership & management theories.

Delegates will learn:
• An awareness of a range of leadership and management styles, and how they have a
place in different situations and with different types of people
• How to develop an awareness of emotional intelligence
• How to review the effect of emotions on your own and other’s performance
• To understand the importance of effective communication in management

27 Sep
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 28 Sep 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

28 Sep
Meet the Apprentice - St Helens
FREE
08:30 - 11:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you expanding your workforce? Have you considered
taking on an Apprentice? Come along to see the high calibre of young people who are looking for work.

St Helens Chamber specialises in finding young people
work through our Apprenticeship Programme and we are
always looking to increase the range of vacancies available.
All Apprentices will have completed our course and been
assessed as 'Chamber Approved' to ensure they 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. We work hard to put the right Apprentice in touch with the right company so that everybody benefits from this excellent initiative.

This informal event will 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.


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