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25 Mar
Fast Track to Apprenticeships - Open Day
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.

26 Mar
Integrating Social Media Marketing and Telemarketing
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 Clickworks

Learn how to use social media platforms to improve awareness of your business and then implement telemarketing strategies to win more business.

LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Google Business will all be covered throughout the social media marketing training, including how to use each for the best possible results.

Social media coupled with telemarketing can yield powerful results. The afternoon will cover how to set up a low-cost CRM, create a winning telemarketing campaign and how to leverage exposure on social media platforms to create a climate for warm calling.

Attendees will come away from this seminar with a clear understanding of which social media channels will work best for their business and strategies they can implement on these channels for maximum success. Delegates will also gain a
thorough understanding of the powers of telemarketing when done correctly and a number of tried and tested techniques to get the best possible results.

Presented by Search Online Marketing

27 Mar
Search Engine Optimisation Tips and Techniques
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 Clickworks

Getting onto page 1 of Google search results can be challenging but the rewards for your business can be immense.

The job of a search engine is to provide users with the best information that provides them with the answers they are looking for.

In this seminar we will cover a wide range of topics that will arm you with the skills to make your website the best it can be. From onsite absolute must haves, such as well written meta descriptions and sitemaps, through to offsite techniques including backlinks, improving domain authority and more.

The seminar will be taught in plain English with tech talk kept to a minimum, but will be best for those who already understand their websites admin area/manage their own website.

Delegates will gain a clear understanding of the main principles of ‘on site’ and ‘off site’ SEO practices and how these can have a positive impact on search engine ranking and ultimately their business.

After completing the seminar delegates will understand how to create SEO optimised content including meta descriptions, page titles, header tags and keyword rich content. A wide range of innovative, often ‘industry secret’ tactics will also be delivered ranging from building incredibly powerful backlinks through to quickly analysing what is and isn’t working on their website.

Presented by Search Online Marketing

27 Mar
Graduate Hub Open Day
14:00 - 15:00 St Helens Chamber

Recent graduate looking for work?

Come along to our Graduate Hub Open Day where you can meet our team and get advice and information about our specialised  Graduate Hub training programme.

Our next 3-week Graduate Hub starts in April and prepares graduates in all industries for work, developing skills in:

  • IT
  • Online marketing
  • Leadership & Management
  • Business Improvement Techniques
  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • Workplace Health and Safety

Join us to find out more about how our training can help you find your perfect graduate role, book your free place on our open day!

28 Mar
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

29 Mar
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.

29 Mar
Produce a CV - CANCELLED
09:30 - 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

01 Apr
Skills for the Workplace
09:30 - 8 Apr 16:00 St Helens Chamber

Our Skills for the Workplace course will give you a package of qualifications that are valuable to any job role.

These include: First Aid, Health & Safety, Fire Safety and Food Safety.

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

01 Apr
Basic Construction
09:30 - 12 Apr 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
01 Apr
Graduate Hub
09:30 - 26 Apr 16:30 St Helens Chamber
Are you a recent graduate looking for work?

Do you need help to make your CV and job applications stand out from the crowd?

The Graduate Hub is a FREE training programme designed to add a host of valuable skills and qualifications to your CV, making you a more attractive candidate to employers.

Topics covered include:

  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Presentation Skills
  • CV writing
  • Customer service essentials
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • interview techniques
  • Health and safety
  • Leadership styles
  • Vacancy Matching

To find out more about The Graduate Hub or to book on contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email

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

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