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24 Feb
Free Short Course Enrolment Day
FREE
09:30 - 12:00 Clickworks

Want to add a new qualification CV to get into work? Or boost your existing skills?

Come along to our Free Short Course Enrolment Day and find out about all of our upcoming, short courses which are completely free!

Our National Careers Service Career Coaches will be on hand to advise you on the best courses to take based on your goals and can book you on to the course you choose.

Just some of the exciting courses on offer are:

  • The Graduate Hub
  • CV Writing & Interview Skills
  • Digital Skills for Jobseekers
  • Health and Social Care
  • Microsoft Office Essentials
  • Construction Skills
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Makeup Masterclass
  • Ultimate Tanning

Plus many more exciting training opportunities! 

To book your place simply call us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

24 Feb
Fast Track to Apprenticeships - Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you aged 16 – 24 and looking for work?

Our Fast Track courses will give you the skills, knowledge and qualifications to help you to get an Apprenticeship.

We will help you to:

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Gain the skills that employers are looking for
  • Gain a variety of work experience to put on your CV
  • Get here with a free bus pass

On successful completion you will get:

  • Exclusive access to local vacancies
  • £100 bonus on moving into an Apprenticeship, job or further training
  • A free NUS discount card

Want to find out more? Come to our Open Day! Book online now or contact us for more information on:

  • Call 01744 742045
  • Email apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com
  • Visit www.sthelenschamber.com/apprenticeships

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24 Feb
Apprenticeships for Liverpool Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 Merseyside Youth Association

Are you aged 16 – 24 living in Liverpool and looking for an Apprenticeship?

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

We will help you to:

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Gain the skills that employers are looking for
  • Gain a variety of work experience to put on your CV
  • Get here with a free bus pass

On successful completion you will get:

  • Exclusive access to local vacancies
  • £100 bonus on moving into an Apprenticeship, job or further training
  • A free NUS discount card

Want to find out more? Come to our Open Day! Book online now or contact us for more information.

    Call: 0151 702 0799

    Email: apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com

 

 
25 Feb
Clean Growth Taster Event
FREE
09:30 - 10:30 St Helens Chamber
Reducing your environmental impact helps protect the planet for future generations, drives down costs, increases profits, improves employee morale and gives your marketing a new angle.

This FREE one-hour taster workshop will introduce you to clean growth innovation, and the hidden opportunities in your business to reduce your carbon footprint and the amount or resources that get wasted.

The workshop is run by Clean Growth UK’s North Hub, Liverpool John Moores University, and Ian Trow of Energy and Automation.

Clean Growth Innovation covers energy, automation, supply chain, renewables, productivity and staff engagement.

The taster workshop will be followed by a full two-day workshop (also free) on 10 and 24 March, where you’ll explore the opportunities in your business in-depth.
25 Feb
Reignite Bootcamp
FREE
09:30 - 13 Mar 16:30 Merseyside Youth Association

Are you looking to return to work after a career break?


We know in today’s world, many rewarding careers do not follow the traditional career path. Starting Point strongly believes that those who have taken time out of employment due to life commitments, have the potential to bring skills and experience back to the workplace.

Reignite Bootcamp is designed for individuals who are enthusiastic about returning to work but may need to update their skills to refresh their CV. 
 
What can you expect from Reignite Bootcamp?


The 3 week Bootcamp is based at Merseyside Youth Association.

You will complete a range of courses from Project Management, to Digital Marketing, enabling you to build on your knowledge and previous experience, and gain insight into new areas of interest. Throughout the Bootcamp, you will receive mentoring and support to help you transition successfully back into the workplace.

We will equip you with skills and knowledge, and help you build on your confidence to apply for new roles at the end of the Reignite Bootcamp.

Topics covered:

  • Team roles, dynamics and personalities
  • Leadership styles
  • Change Management & Project Management
  • CV writing
  • Interview skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Workplace Health & Safety
  • Business Improvement Techniques
  • Customer Service & Communication
  • Building confidence and resilience

Interested? What to do next:
Please arrange to speak to one of our Career Coaches for more information about this course and to discuss your personal career plan.

Call Starting Point 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org
25 Feb
Graduate Hub
FREE
09:30 - 13 Mar 16:00 Merseyside Youth Association
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:
  • Leadership Styles
  • Customer Service & Communication
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Powerpoint software
  • Word software
  • Digital Marketing
  • Business Improvement Techniques
  • Health and Safety Level 1  
  • CV Writing
  • Presentation / Interview Skills
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Vacancy Matching - Exclusive Access to Vacancies
  • To find out more about the Graduate Hub contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

     
    25 Feb
    Gel Nails
    FREE
    09:30 - 16:00 Merseyside Youth Association

    Description of the course: Goodbye to manicures & pedicures that take hours and don't last the distance.  Hello to luxury and polish that stays perfect. Learn how to increase your knowledge and skill with the latest gel polish trend .  Ideal for the beginner.  Now includes custom colour blending and seasonal trend techniques. 

    The aim of this course is: To teach you everything there is to know about the gel polish system, from preparation, consultation through to simple nail art

    This course is suitable for: Beginners & experienced nail technicians looking to update skills.

    Requirements: Students are expected to work on each other, for this reason it is a pre-requisite that all students REMOVE any nail extensions/gel polish for practice during the course. 

    What is supplied: Everything you need on the day of the course is provided for you and an in house training certificate will be provided on completion of the course.

    Tools you will need to bring: You are not required to bring any tools along with you

    Theory or Practical: Both, health & safety guidance on how to carry out gel nails will be covered.

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

    25 Feb
    Modern Retro and Vintage Hair
    FREE
    09:30 - 16:00 The Chamber Hair & Beauty Academy

    Are you looking to develop your knowledge of hair ups? Looking to use modern techniques to create the classic looks of the vintage era?

    This one day Modern Retro and Vintage hair course will cover:

    • Creating pin curls
    • Using the finger wave technique
    • How to set hair to achieve a variety of vintage looks
    • Different ways of rolling, twisting and pleating hair

    Travel back in time and jump forward with the teachings of Retro & Vintage hair styling techniques!

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

    25 Feb
    11 Ways to Double your Customer Base in Four Weeks
    Members: £80.00 + VAT
    Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
    09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

    Building a truly successful business requires a keen understanding of the needs and desires of your market. In all cases, this ultimately traces back to your customers’ wants and needs. By connecting to the people who want your products and services and directly appealing to them, business gain new customers and clients.

    Double your volume of business within a single month by following these simple but highly effective steps. They will generate new leads and successfully convert them into paying customers.

     Delegates attending this course will learn:

    • How to Build a Loyalty Ladder to Create ‘Raving Fans’
    • Identify a Target Market for Direct Mail
    • Create a Referral Programme
    • Weed out Bad Clients and cater to the Best
    • Create Strategic Business Alliances
    • Methods of Advertising
    • Train & Support Employees to Improve their Skills
    • Improve Conversion Rate for Leads and Contacts
    • Convert a Single Customer into Multiple Customers
    • Go Online and drive traffic to the Bricks and Mortar Location
    • Increase Visible Exposure
    26 Feb
    Effective Negotiation Skills
    Members: £65.00 + VAT
    Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
    09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

    Negotiation is a method by which people reach a mutual agreement through a process of compromise. Successful negotiation is achieved by good planning; the appropriate use of power and the use of powerful tactics and techniques.

    Having effective negotiation skills is becoming more and more important in a wide range of job roles. There are many situations where good negotiation skills are useful and occasionally essential.

    Delegates will return from the course fully confident in their ability to:

    • Understand the role of negotiation

    • Prepare for every negotiation using a structured approach

    • Use communication skills to good effect

    • Have improved confidence when negotiating

    • Recognise the other side's negotiation style

    • Avoid common pit-falls

    Whether you have to negotiate with customers, suppliers or colleagues, this course will help you to refine your communication skills and define negotiating strategies that will make you more effective.


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

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