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20 Sep
Emergency First Aid
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
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. Aimed at the workplace, first aid skills are equally important at home or out and about.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

'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

20 Sep
Basic Construction
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 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

20 Sep
A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Marketing
Members: £49.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

This interactive half day session will show you exactly how to make the most of popular social media platforms, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, to achieve your marketing objectives. This session is targeted at those who are new to social media. This seminar puts you in control and demonstrates how to engage with customers for maximum business impact via social media.

• Understand how social media fits with your communications plan

• Find out how to use social media to research your market

• Develop an understanding of the tools

available to manage social media campaigns

• Use social media to make contact with potential clients and business contacts

• Understand the dos and don’ts of implementing social media marketing.

'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 

20 Sep
Be Your Own Boss
Members: FREE
Non-members: FREE
18:00 - 20:00 St Helens Chamber

Whether you have a great idea for a business or are tired of the day-to-day grind, at some point many of us think of becoming our own boss. If you have an idea for a business why not see if we can help you turn it into a reality?

Our ‘Be Your Own Boss’ events are designed to give you the information you need to decide whether starting and running a business is for you. It’s informal, free and the best way to find out everything you need to start your own business.

21 Sep
Manual Handling
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This one day course is designed to give you a better understanding of manual handling techniques and the legislation surrounding it. The training is designed to ensure that you are given the maximum possible practical training relevant to your role in the workplace.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

'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

21 Sep
Customer Service Skills
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This seminar aims to develop knowledge in the key areas that are required to promote and support good customer service. It can also contribute to the development of key skills in communication, working with others and problem solving. Improve job satisfaction in your customer care role while increasing your confidence when communicating with customers.

'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 

21 Sep
Networking with Paul Nicholson
Members: £15.00 + VAT
Non-members: £25.00 + VAT
12:00 - 14:00 Colours Restaurant

Our guest speaker in September will be Paul Nicholson, Managing Director of Luxor Estates.

Established in 2013, Luxor Estates is a luxury landlord and property development company working in the North West.

Luxor has an expanding portfolio of rental units and is one of the largest and most active landlords in the North West. It has established itself as a key player in the property industry.

Most recently Paul acquired the former Tyrers building in St Helens town centre. Once completed in autumn 2017, it will provide a new leisure and housing offering in the local area.

Come along to hear from Paul about his ambitious growth plans.

Sponsored by Beaufort Financial Planning.

22 Sep
Food Safety
Members: £65.00 + 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 the 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.

'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 

25 Sep
Emergency First Aid
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

Emergencies can and do happen, anywhere and anytime. This training is practical and shows what to do in an emergency. Aimed at the workplace, first aid skills are equally important at home or out and about.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

'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

26 Sep
Returning to Work After a Break
FREE
09:30 - 16:30

Are you returning to work after a career break?

Returning to work after a career break can be both exciting and daunting and it can be difficult to know where to start.

Whether you've had time out of the workplace to raise a family, are returning to work following redundancy or are just looking to change career path, refreshing your skills and updating the qualifications on your CV can be a great way to help you back into work.

This FREE package of courses covers a wide range of subjects that would be valuable in a broad variety of careers, including:

  • Spreadsheet Software
  • CV writing
  • Online marketing
  • Social media strategies
  •  Customer service essentials
  •  Effective Communication Skills
  • Marketing and promoting a business
  • Successful sales techniques
  • First aid in the workplace
  • Interview techniques
  • Health and safety
  • Leadership styles
  • Business improvement techniques
  • Managing difficult people
  • Understanding budgets

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


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