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21 Oct
Powerful Presentation & Pitching Skills
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. You will be able get your point across even if you may not have time to fully prepare or feel uncomfortable presenting to colleagues or customers.

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

The course will cover different presentation styles and provide an overview on the most common presentation tool, PowerPoint.

Presented by KBW Associates

22 Oct
Microsoft Office Essentials
FREE
09:30 - 29 Oct 16:00 Clickworks

Are you interested in developing your digital knowledge and skills?

This course will provide you with updated skills and abilities needed to build on existing knowledge, motivate further learning, and improve your employability in a wide range of fields and industries.

To complete this course you will need to have some working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

This course is delivered over 5 full days at our Clickworks building. Times are 9.30am-4.00pm.

AVAILABLE UNITS ARE:

Microsoft Word

Most employers expect employees to have Microsoft Word skills, and it's probably the most universally-consumed programme in businesses around the globe. Microsoft Office Essentials will help you understand and brush up on your word processing skills, so that you can develop skills and confidence you need to progress in your work and personal life. You will cover:

  • Using a software application designed for formatting, editing and production of largely text-based documents.
  • Creating mail merged documents
  • Paragraph and font formatting
  • Using tables and graphs

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is perhaps the most important computer spreadsheets programme used in the workplace today. As a result, many employers expect employees to have a working knowledge of the software. Learning how to use Microsoft Excel can improve your employment options, as well as improving your productivity by learning the best shortcuts and formulae to use in different situations. You will cover:

  • Creating spreadsheets
  • Data entry
  • Text and number formats
  • Editing cells
  • Basic data analysis skills through sorting and filtering

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is the most widely used presentation software in the world. The software is designed to help people to create a clean, visually engaging and information-rich presentation. On the Microsoft Office Essentials course you will learn skills and knowledge to operate and develop your own presentation through Microsoft PowerPoint. You will cover:

  • How to create slides
  • Using text boxes, shapes, images and drawing tools
  • How to create excellent transitions and animations
  • How to make a presentation flow using charts, graphs and tables

Improving Productivity Using IT

Computer software systems are all around us, and we use them a lot. knowing which systems to use for various tasks can help you work more effectively. This course can help you understand different IT tools, and provide a quick refresher on software you may not have used for a long time. You will cover:

  • Choosing the appropriate IT systems and software to meet requirements.
  • Using IT systems and software efficiently to complete planned tasks.
  • Reviewing the selection and use of IT tools to make sure that tasks are completed.

On successful completion of the course learners will achieve the City & Guilds Level 1 Award for IT User.

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

22 Oct
Manual Handling
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This one day course is designed to give you a better
understanding of manual handling techniques and the
legislation surrounding them.

The training is designed to ensure that you are given the maximum possible practical training relevant to your role in the workplace.

This course is nationally accredited at Level 2 and a certificate is included.

26 Oct
CV Writing
FREE
09:30 - 16:30 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 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

 
26 Oct
Using Word
Members: £25.00 + VAT
Non-members: £25.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 Clickworks

Microsoft Word can be used to create just about any kind of business document, including company reports, proposals and plans. Your employees can become more organised and help your business build a library of documents, such as invoices, statements, receipts, memos and agendas. This course will help staff understand and brush up on their word processing skills, so that they can work more efficiently.

The course will cover:

• Using Microsoft Word to format, edit and produce text–based documents

• Creating mail merged documents

• Paragraph and font formatting

• Using tables and graphs

This course will be delivered via Google Meet by St Helens Chamber.

Thanks to funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority's Adult Education Budget we are pleased to be able to offer this course at a reduced cost.

For more information or to reserve your place call 01744 742091 or email events@sthelenschamber.com.

 

26 Oct
Fast Track to Apprenticeships - Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you aged 16 – 24 and looking to start your career?

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

You can also access financial support while you train with us. Subject to eligibility.

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

Twitter @sthcapprentices Facebook @sthelenschamberapprenticeships

26 Oct
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

You can also access financial support while you train with us. Subject to eligibility.

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

  • Call 0151 702 0799
  • Email apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com
  • Visit www.apprenticeshipsforliverpool.com

Facebook: @ApprenticeshipsforLiverpool  Instagram: @apprenticeshipsforliverpool

27 Oct
Fire Safety
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This course is designed to develop basic fire safety awareness and competency in specific fire safety roles such as fire wardens, marshals or stewards. Learn how to ensure legal compliance, how protect people and premises, and develop confidence in your emergency team.

This course is nationally accredited at Level 2 and a certificate is included.

27 Oct
Halloween Special FX Make Up
FREE
09:30 - 29 Oct 16:00 St Helens Chamber

Our two day course will teach you a range of creative makeup processes including the application of basic prosthetics, casualty and wound effects and Halloween makeup.

This exciting practical-based course will prepare those looking to further their journey into the makeup industry.

This course will teach you everything you need to know about Special FX makeup including:

  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Consultation techniques
  • Application of basic prosthetics
  • Creating casualty effects
  • Creating a Halloween makeup look
  • Aftercare advice

The course is suitable for those who already have an interest in make-up and may have experience of providing make up treatments to friends or family. For anybody looking to go into working as a freelance makeup artist, it is recommended to have completed some practical training within make-up prior to booking this course. 

Useful equipment to take part in course: Paint brushes, face paint, sponge, tissues, fake blood, liquid latex, modelling wax and dark eyeshadow.

27 Oct
In conversation with Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer
Members: FREE
Non-members: £20.00 + VAT
12:00 - 13:00 Webinar

We are delighted to present world-renowned political leader Gordon Brown, former British Prime Minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Leader of the Labour Party, in conversation with Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce.

This fascinating and unmissable debate, the latest in the BCC’s Leadership Programme, will address one of the biggest economic crises of our time – a global pandemic that has impacted the lives of all peoples, countries and economies across the world – and the importance of global cooperation to find solutions. They will explore lessons learnt from past recessions, in particular the differences and similarities with the last major economic crash of 2008.

We will hear their thoughts on the immediate interventions and future strategic considerations which are needed to address a catastrophic fallout, including inevitable job cuts, which will lead to unprecedentedly high levels of unemployment. They will also discuss how to restart, rebuild and renew our economy, in order to ensure long-term sustainable growth and a more robust and resilient global economy that can better defend itself against future major world events.

Finally, the former Prime Minister and Dr Marshall will also consider those big universal challenges: a new way to trade as we move into new future international trade relationships, future tech-driven industries and a need for relevant skills, climate change, diverse representative leaders, and UK’s continued competitiveness and its role as a global leader in these and other areas.

There will also be an opportunity to put questions to Gordon Brown, in this unmissable virtual event.


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