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17 Jun
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

17 Jun
Reignite Bootcamp
09:30 - 5 Jul 16:30 St Helens Chamber

Have you been out of work due to caring responsibilities?

Are you looking to return to work?

St Helens Chamber has launched a returner programme - Reignite Bootcamp - to help you get back into employment.

We know in today’s world, many rewarding careers do not follow the traditional career path. St Helens Chamber strongly believe that those who have taken time out of employment due to life commitments, have the potential to bring skills and experience back to the workplace.

Reignite Bootcamp is targeted at individuals who are enthusiastic about returning to work. The programme will run for 3 weeks, with the chance to apply for local job positions upon successful completion.

What can you expect from Reignite Bootcamp?
The 3 week Bootcamp is based at St Helens Chamber, and will run from 24th April to 15th May 2019. Childcare costs will be covered from 09:30-15:30.

You will complete a range of courses from Project Management, to Digital Marketing, enabling you to build on your knowledge and previous experience, and gain insight into new areas of interest. Throughout the Bootcamp, you will receive mentoring and support to help you transition successfully back into the workplace.
We will equip you with skills and knowledge, and help you build on your confidence to apply for new roles at the end of the Reignite Bootcamp.

Reignite Bootcamp will explore flexible and agile working practices to balance home-life and work. We are working alongside many local firms such as Wind in the Willows, Proactive Dispatch, Winch Solutions and many more, to help secure you a new job.

Topics covered:

  • Team roles, dynamics and personalities
  • Psychometric Assessment
  • Leadership styles
  • Effective communication and motivation skills
  • CV writing
  • Interview skills
  • Microsoft Word and Email
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Project management
  • Marketing and business development
  • Presentation skills
  • Successful change management
  • Building confidence and resilience

Interested? What to do next:
Please arrange to speak to one of our guidance advisers for more information about this course and to discuss your personal career plan.

Call Starting Point 01744 698800 or email
19 Jun
Using Word
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
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. Using Word 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

20 Jun
Food Safety
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

From this course you will learn the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved. You will also learn how to control food safety risks and develop the confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customers.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

24 Jun
Using Outlook
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:00 Clickworks

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

25 Jun
Emergency First Aid
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

Emergencies can and do happen, anywhere and anytime. Our Emergency First Aid course will provide delegates with essential basic life-saving first aid skills and compliance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

26 Jun
Effective Communication & Motivation Skills
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

This seminar is designed to help individuals who are in a Leadership or Management position understand the factors that may affect performance and motivation in the workplace. It looks at effective communication and how this can impact motivation levels and performance.

Delegates will develop an awareness and understanding of:
• The importance of effective communication in management
• How effective communication can impact on motivation and performance levels
• The factors that may affect performance and motivation of your staff
• An awareness of the theories of motivation and how these are relevant to your workplace

27 Jun
Produce a CV
09:30 - 28 Jun 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.

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

28 Jun
Meet the Apprentice
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 or phone 01744 742333.

28 Jun
Apprenticeships Fair
14:00 - 17:00 St Helens Chamber

Aged 16-24 and looking to kick-start your career with an Apprenticeship?

St Helens Chamber can help you into your dream career with our Fast Track to Apprenticeships courses and exclusive Apprenticeship vacancies. 

 Come along and speak to our Apprenticeship team about the exciting Apprenticeship and training opportunities we have available. With both our Fast Track to Apprenticeships courses and our Digital Marketing Study Programme, you can gain the workplace skills and experience you need to stand out to potential employers.

 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! 

You’ll also find all our live vacancies with top local employers and have the opportunity to ask our team any questions you may have!

Call on 01744 742045 or email for more information

Thank you for your enquiry. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

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