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22 Jan
Using Microsoft Word
Members: £70.00 + VAT
Non-members: £140.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

This one day seminar has been created to improve basic knowledge and skills in Microsoft Word. Whether you have limited experience of Microsoft Word or none at all this course will assist you in acquiring the skills to improve your confidence and be of benefit to you in the workplace.

'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 

23 Jan
Health & Safety
Members: £70.00 + VAT
Non-members: £140.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

This course is a vocationally related qualification that is designed to give you knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of health and safety, hazards that can arise and some of the protection available against those hazards.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

23 Jan
Using Microsoft Excel
Members: £70.00 + VAT
Non-members: £140.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:00 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

23 Jan
Food Safety
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

Our Food Safety course is ideal for anyone wanting to work in a catering environment.

You will learn a basic knowledge of Food Safety, how to control food safety risks and develop the confidence and expertise needed to safely deliver quality food to customers.

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.

  For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org.

23 Jan
Gel Nails
FREE
09:30 - 16:30 The Chamber Hair Academy

Learn how to increase your knowledge and skill with the latest gel polish trend- Gellux 30 second gel polish.

This course is perfect for beginners and experienced nail technicians looking to update their skills.

This course will teach you everything there is to know about the Gellux system, from preparation, consultation through to simple nail art and promotion/marketing.

Students are expected to work on each others nails and for this reason it is pre-requisite that all students remove any nail extensions/gel polish prior to this session.

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org .

24 Jan
Torus: Sub-contracting and Supply Chain Opportunities
Members: FREE
Non-members: FREE
08:30 - 10:30 St Helens Chamber

In collaboration with Torus, we are offering the opportunity for small and medium sized contractors (SME) to engage with the housing group which comprises Helena Partnerships and Golden Gates Housing Trust.

Come and meet the Procurement team from Torus to discuss future refurbishment, construction and specialist work opportunities, learn about the procurement process and understand their requirements.

“We know a lot of SME and local contractors deliver excellent work and we want to tap into this more. By doing so, Torus will be able to invest further in our communities, supporting businesses and the local economy” Rachel Willacy, Group Head of Procurement and Business Development.

To book please contact the events team on 01744 742028 or email events@sthelenschamber.com.

24 Jan
Basic Construction
FREE
09:30 - 1 Mar 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

25 Jan
Connect with your Chamber in 60 Minutes
Members: FREE
Non-members: £10.00 + VAT
09:00 - 10:00 St Helens Chamber

You are already a Member but are you making the most of every opportunity available?

Come along to our free event to familiarise yourself with the benefits that are included with your Membership. Find out how St Helens Chamber can help you grow and develop your business in 2018 and beyond. Some of these benefits include:

• Discount on AA Membership

• £1 Million Legal Expenses insurance cover

• 24/7 Legal Advice Line

• Chamber HR

• Discounted DBS checks

• Free credit checks on customers and suppliers

• Free recruitment assistance and staff training

• Discounts on Business Breakfasts and networking events

Members Only Event

25 Jan
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 26 Jan 12:00 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 is split over two half days (Thursday and Friday) 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

25 Jan
Introduction to Digital Marketing
FREE
09:30 - 29 Jan 16:00 St Helens Chamber

This FREE four day course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills required by businesses to make a valuable contribution to their Digital Marketing activities.

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Creating simple web pages – using specialised software to create innovative, professional looking websites
  •  Social Media – making the most of Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn/Hootsuite in business
  •  Video and Imaging software – editing and creating attractive presentations
  •  Search Engine Optimisation – ways to market websites in order to achieve higher Google ratings
  •  Analysing websites/social media – Use of analytical software to gather data on websites/social media
  •  Email Marketing – how to create a targeted email marketing campaign
  •  Internet Safety – how to stay safe online, legislation and ways to keep information secure

To complete this course you should have previous experience of using computers and a good understanding of areas such as file management and internet browsing.

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


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