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15 Oct
Pitch & Present yourself to Success
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This course will show you how to build a compelling presentation or deliver a persuasive pitch to impress your audience, whether to one or one thousand. Whether presenting one-to-one at a meeting or standing in front of a room of business professionals, the three key methods to making your presentation brilliant are: preparation, preparation, and preparation, and this course will help you do exactly that.

Delegates will learn how to:

• Effectively prepare for their audience

• Build a compelling and original presentation

• Confidently project themselves

• Engage their audience for maximum impact

• Recognise the need for positive body language

• Manage their presentation space

15 Oct
Data Protection And You
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:30 St Helens Chamber

This seminar provides an overview of individual responsibilities under Data Protection legislation. The half-day session will include a variety of teaching models including expert input, individual and group exercises to ensure that delegates become involved and aware of the specific responsibilities in this area imposed by law on all individuals who handle personal data. This approach also encourages delegates to explore ways in which they can develop a variety of responsible behaviours.

This seminar is recommended for any staff who handle personal data as part of their job. Delegates attending this seminar will be able to successfully:

• Identify the need for data protection
• List their responsibilities under data protection law
• Recognise when and for what purposes data may be used
• Apply appropriate company data protection policies and procedures in case studies
• Identify what to do in the event of a data protection

15 Oct
Gel Nails
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 The Chamber Hair & Beauty Academy

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

16 Oct
Managing Your Personal Finances
FREE
09:30 - 17 Oct 16:30 St Helens Chamber

During this two day course you will learn how to manage your income and expenditure and how to manage your spending in a more effective way.

This course will cover:
• Income and Expenditure: Sources of income, payment methods and the difference between need and want

• Balancing Income and Expenditure: Understand household expenses and regular financial commitments, reasons for recording finances, problems resulting from greater expenditure than income

• Reducing Expenditure: Ways of reducing spending on food, prioritising needs with constraints of a limited budget.

• Bank and Building Society Services: Key features of banks and building societies, current accounts, savings accounts and investments and credit cards and store cards

• Borrowing Money: Advantages and disadvantages of borrowing, getting help when in debt, good debt e.g. student loans.

• Banking cards and internet fraud plus identify theft

On Successful completion of this course, you will gain the Ascents Level 1 Award in Personal Finance.

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

17 Oct
BCC Trade Summit
FREE
09:00 - 16:30 Hilton London Bankside

This year the British Chambers of Commerce International Trade Summit is taking place at the Hilton London Bankside. This event gives delegates practical advice, invaluable resources and the contacts needed to grow your business overseas and begin the next step of your export journey.

There is a choice of informative workshops, lively panel discussions, stimulating speeches from policy makers, successful exporters and household names. And, of course, plenty of time for networking.

To Book: https://www.britishchambers.org.uk/

17 Oct
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.

17 Oct
CV Writing and Interview Skills
FREE
09:30 - 18 Oct 16:30 Clickworks

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 lasts two days from 9:30am - 4:00pm and is based at our Clickworks building. 

By the end of the session all learners will have:

  • An understanding of useful information to have prepared before the interview
  • An understanding of what interviewers will be expecting in regards to; Punctuality, Dress Sense, Behaviour and Language Use
  • An understanding of the importance of researching the interviewing organisation
  • An understanding of questions to ask the interviewer

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.

On successful completion of this course learners will gain the Entry Level 3 Award in Work Skills.

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

17 Oct
Strategic Planning Skills
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

Develop an awareness of the value of a company’s strategic plan, mission statement, goals and objectives. This course highlights the importance of smart targets and of communicating with your team.

Delegates will learn:

• Why a company’s strategic plan, mission statement, goals and objectives are important

• To understand techniques and tools that support the design of business processes

• How to evaluate the effectiveness of your business processes

• The importance of smart targets.

18 Oct
Rainhill Hall Showcase Evening
Members: £30.00 + VAT
Non-members: £40.00 + VAT
19:00 - 00:00 Rainhill Hall

*SOLD OUT*

Rainhill Hall, formerly known as Loyola Hall, is a Grade II listed country house, dating back to 1824.

After being hidden away behind closed gates for decades, this historic venue has been expertly restored to its former glory, showcasing timeless beauty and rustic charm, and for the first time is now open to the public.

St Helens Chamber is delighted to be able to host the first corporate event at the venue, offering the opportunity to explore the venue, sample the sumptuous food and drink and hear from owner Lawrence Kenwright, Chairman of Signature Living, on his vision for the venue and plans for its ongoing development over the coming years.

Price includes a welcome drink and canapés, entertainment and a two course meal.

22 Oct
Gel Nails
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 The Chamber Hair & Beauty Academy

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


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