News & Events Menu

Events

1 - 10 of 120 results
List | Calendar
25 Jun
Fast Track to Apprenticeships - Open Day
FREE
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.

25 Jun
Developing Painting & Decorating Skills – Evening Course
FREE
18:00 - 30 Jul 21:00 Construction Training Centre

This six week course will take place one evening per week from 6pm – 9pm, covering 2 Pearsons Accredited BTEC Levl 1 Units in Construction Painting Skills and Construction Decorating Skills.

This course will allow learners to:

  • Achieve nationally recognised units at Level 1 in a vocationally related qualification
  • Progress to related vocational qualifications
  • Develop confidence, communication and team working skills

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 info@thestartingpoint.org

26 Jun
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.

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 .

26 Jun
Effective Communication & Motivation Skills
Members: £55.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 01:00 St Helens Chamber

This seminar is designed to help you understand the factors that may affect performance and motivation in the work place. It looks at effective communication and how this can impact motivation levels and performance in the workplace.

Delegates will learn:

  • The factors that may affect performance and motivation of your staff
  • How effective communication can impact on motivation and performance levels
  • An Awareness of the theories of motivation and how these are relevant to your 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.
26 Jun
Taster Day Course in Construction Skills
FREE
09:30 - 16:30 Construction Training Centre

This one day taster day course will be tailored to suit the requirement of learners, aiming to give a practical taster experience in a cross section of trades.

Areas covered include:

  • Developing Construction Painting Skills
  • Developing Construction Decorating Skills
  • Developing Plastering Home Improvement Skills

If you enjoy the taster session, you can progress onto our 6 week Accredited Level 1 Certificate in Construction course where the learners will be able to develop their practical skills in greater depth whilst gaining a recognised qualification.    

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 info@thestartingpoint.org

26 Jun
Next Steps
FREE
09:30 - 15:30 St Helens Chamber

Every business needs a plan, but not all business owners know how to. This workshop will guide you through strategic planning, setting goals and implementing a growth plan.

If you have started your business in the last six months and are ready to take the next steps, this is the workshop for you.

This one day workshop will:

  • Review your business plan and cash flow
  • Look at what works and what doesn't
  • Set new goals and key performance indicators
  • Find out what support is available to reach your new goals

For more information or to book on to this course please contact Stella on 01744 742104 or email stella.libertini@sthelenschamber.com.

27 Jun
Writing a Winning Tender
Members: £55.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

This workshop brings you a valuable collection of top tips and insights into how you can write a tender or proposal that wins you the business!

You’ll learn what to do and what not to do and be able to write your bid with the buyer in mind. After this workshop you will know how to make your tenders and proposals more persuasive and positive. The learning you will gain from this workshop applies to bidding for both public sector and big business contracts.

Highlights include:
• How buyers think and what they look for in a bid
• Avoid these failure areas
• How to structure your tender including developing a win theme
• How to write a persuasive proposal
• What to do to get extra points when they score your bid
• Your personal bid writing action plan

This interactive workshop is for anyone who wants to put aside the frustration of bid writing and know how their business can start winning more contracts.

Presented by Biz Vision Ltd

'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.

28 Jun
Online Marketing for Beginners
Members: £55.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

This training workshop will enable you to build an online marketing strategy that will mean more of the right kind of visitors to your website, boost online conversions and stand out in today’s fiercely competitive online marketplace, ensuring the best possible return on investment.

This session is ideal for anyone with nothing more than a very basic understanding of Online Marketing who wants to enhance and improve their online presence.

Delegates will learn:

  • How to identify and prioritise the quick wins and longer term benefits of online marketing
  • How to spot opportunities for improvements through freely available resources and tools
  • Technical SEO - diagnostics, tools, common issues and how to identify key words
  • Link Analysis - tools factors, common pitfalls, competitor back-line analysis
  • 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.

28 Jun
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 29 Jun 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 further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

28 Jun
Introduction to counselling skills
FREE
09:30 - 6 Jul 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

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


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

Find out more about how St Helens Chamber can help you