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28 Jun
Basic Construction
FREE
09:00 - 16:30 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

28 Jun
ICT Functional Skills
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

This valuable qualification covers ICT skills that are required by employers such as using email, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and Word.

You will receive a nationally accredited qualification in ICT Functional Skills upon successful completion.

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. If you are currently unemployed and in receipt of benefits, these courses are all available FREE of charge. To find out more and to check your eligibility call us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

28 Jun
St Helens Chamber Jobs Fair
FREE
12:00 - 16:00 St Helens RFC Stadium

Are you 16-24 and looking for a job?

We have a wide range of Apprenticeship vacancies and training opportunities available.

Come along to our Jobs Fair to find out more.

For more information call us on 01744698800.

29 Jun
Responsibilities of a Manager
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

Whether you have been promoted to a managerial or a team leader role or are simply looking to take your career to the next level, this seminar will introduce you to the skills you will need to become a successful manager.

This course will cover management structures, roles and responsibilities; stress management and dealing with problems, issues and conflict; the process of planning, monitoring and evaluating the work of your staff; improving team performance and the art of effective communication.

29 Jun
How to use Spreadsheets for Business
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 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

29 Jun
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.

If you are currently unemployed and in receipt of benefits, these courses are all available FREE of charge. To find out more and to check your eligibility call us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

29 Jun
Stress & Conflict in the workplace
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
15:00 - 18:00 St Helens Chamber

Designed to develop an understanding and ability to be able to manage stress and conflict in own organisation, as a practising or potential middle manager. it also allows you to consider the effectiveness of your own organisation in dealing with workplace stress and conflict.

'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 

30 Jun
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 contact 01744 742333 

 

03 Jul
Autism Awareness
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

The aim of this workshop is to provide you with a better understanding of autism and the associated behaviours. It will give you an awareness of the main forms of autism and an understanding of resulting behaviours, as well as understanding person-centred approaches.

'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 

03 Jul
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 4 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


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