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30 May
Introduction to hair and beauty
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 Starting Point Salon

Are you interested in a career in hair & beauty?

This introduction course will show you the basics in styling hair, applying make-up, manicures and pedicures, and presenting a professional image.

This course is Nationally Accredited by City & Guilds. 

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

30 May
Get Ready for Work - Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you finishing school, college or university this summer and looking for a job?

Our courses will give you the skills, knowledge and qualifications to help you get a job or Apprenticeship.

No matter what level of qualification you have, we can help you to:

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Gain the skills that employers are looking for
  • Apply for vacancies

We offer exclusive access to local vacancies!

Want to find out more? Come to our Open Day! Book online now or call us on 01744 698800 for more information

This event is part funded by the European Social Fund and the Youth Employment Initiative.

31 May
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 

31 May
Using Email Software
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

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 email software tools.

'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 

31 May
Warehousing and Storage
FREE
09:30 - 15:00 St Helens Chamber Construction Training Centre

This FREE course is ideal for anyone looking to start a career in the warehousing and storage or logistics sectors, including jobs in transport and freight forwarding.

Taking place over six days, the course covers a number of key areas, including: 

  • Health and Safety
  • Security
  • Delivering Effective Customer Service
  • Becoming an Effective Team Worker
  • How to Receive and Store Goods
  • Processing Orders and Dispatching Goods

This course is suitable for those who already have basic experience and an understanding of the logistics industry. The course is nationally accredited by City and Guilds.

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

 

01 Jun
Leadership & Management Skills
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
15:00 - 18:00 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 the facets of being a successful leader in the workplace. you will develop an awareness of leadership & management theories. 

'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

05 Jun
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 

05 Jun
Safeguarding Children & Young people
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 6 Jun 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This course will raise awareness of child safeguarding legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures. You will gain knowledge of working in partnership with other organisations and the importance of ensuring children and young people’s safety and protection in settings. Learn how to best respond to evidence or concerns of abuse, harm or bullying.

'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 

07 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

07 Jun
Introduction to counselling skills
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you interested in a career in counselling or working in a role that uses counselling skills?

This FREE 4 day course will provide an introduction to counselling to help you decide if it is the career for you/

The course also provides useful skills for a wide range of other job roles including care work, teaching, youth work and childcare.

 Over the course you will cover-

  • The process of counselling
  • The qualities of a counsellor
  • And gain a range of skills and techniques

To find out more call Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org.


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