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14 Dec
Using the Internet
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 Clickworks

The interent is a vital tool for any business. Your employees may use the web for everything from purchasing products to getting in touch with potential new clients.

This course will help your staff understand the internet; not only will they be able to communicate with a wider variety of people but they will also have access to an endless amount of information.

This course will cover the following subjects:

  • Connecting to the internet
  • Using browser software to navigate web pages
  • How to search for information on Google
  • Understanding the need for safety and security when working online
02 Jan
Paediatric First Aid
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 3 Jan 16:30 St Helens Chamber
This two day course will teach you basic life support skills with an emphasis on children's needs and ailments and illnesses. Delegates will be shown how to manage incidents including choking, unconsciousness, fractures and soft tissue injuries, bleeding and shock, asthma, anaphylaxis, burns and scalds.
03 Jan
Digital Skills for Jobseekers
FREE
09:30 - 16 Jan 16:00 Clickworks

This course is designed to develop or improve your digital skills to support with searching for work. Digital Skills for Jobseekers will help you find your way safely around the internet, set up a personal email address if you don't already have one and make use of the internet for searching for work.

This course is suitable for anyone who has little or no experience with IT.

By completing this course you will increase your confidence and knowledge of digital platforms to help find an apply for a job online.

This course is delivered over 4 full days or 8 half days using a combination of taught delivery, online learning in your own time and 1-1 support from our tutors to ensure the programme is flexible to your individual needs.

During this course, you will:

  • Understand how to use a computer/tablet/mobile device to aid job searching and universal credit applications
  • Learn how to make Universal Credit applications online
  • Use a word processing application to create, edit and produce a CV
  • Learn how to connect to the internet and use browser software to navigate to web pages
  • Use browser tools to search for job vacancies online
  • Learn how to set up an email address and use email software to send and receive emails
  • Learn how to download apps onto mobile devices, particularly job searching tools

On successful completion of the course you will gain the City & Guilds Entry Level 3 Award for IT Users.

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

03 Jan
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 4 Jan 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 - 4:30pm.

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.

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

07 Jan
Basic Construction
FREE
09:30 - 12 Feb 16:00 Construction Training 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.

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

07 Jan
Risk Assessment
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 Liverpool & Sefton Chambers of Commerce

This qualification is designed to help improve the workplace culture for occupational health and safety by enabling delegates to understand the basic principles of risk assessment. This seminar is suitable for anyone in a work environment as it raises delegates’ awareness of the concept of risk assessment.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

07 Jan
Introduction to Digital Marketing
FREE
09:30 - 15 Jan 16:00 Clickworks

This course has been designed to help you develop and expand your knowledge of current marketing techniques. Digital marketing is used in a wide variety of sectors, and many job roles now have responsibility for promoting a business not just the advertising and marketing department. You will gain an insight into marketing trends and develop your skills that are highly sought after by many employers.

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.

This course is delivered flexibly to meet your needs, and can be delivered over 4 full days or 8 half days, using a combination of taught delivery, online learning in your own time and 1-1 support from our tutors to ensure the programme is flexible to your individual needs.

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

On successful completion of this course you will gain the City & Guilds Level 1 Award in IT Users.

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

07 Jan
Skills for the Workplace
FREE
09:30 - 17 Jan 16:30 St Helens Chamber

Our Skills for the Workplace course will give you a package of qualifications that are valuable to any job role.

These include: First Aid, Health & Safety, Fire Safety and Food Safety.

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.

If you are currently unemployed and in receipt of benefits, these courses are all available FREE of charge. To find out more and to check your eligibility call us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

07 Jan
Apprenticeships for Ambitious People Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 Liverpool & Sefton Chambers of Commerce

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

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

Through our partnership with Liverpool Chamber of Commerce we are currently working with over 200 Liverpool-based employers.

We will help you to:

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Gain Work Experience
  • Follow an individually tailored training package

You could be starting an Apprenticeship in as little as two weeks!

On successful completion you will get:

  • Exclusive access to local vacancies
  • £100 Love 2 Shop shopping vouchers on moving into an Apprenticeship, job or training
  • A free NUS discount card

Want to find out more? Come to our Open Day! Book online now or call us on 01744 742045 for more information.

07 Jan
St Helens Chamber Jobs Fair
FREE
14:00 - 17:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you looking for exciting career opportunities? Wanting to get back into work?

Come along to St Helens Chamber's Jobs Fair, 7th January 2019...

Our Jobs Fair is open to anyone, of any age looking for work in the area; whether you're returning to work or at the beginning of your career looking for an Apprenticeship, we can help! 

We work with plenty of local businesses who are offering permanent, full-time, paid positions in a wide range of roles; and we're looking for determined, ambitious people to come and work with us to fill these vacancies.

If this sounds like you, come along to our Jobs Fair on the 7th January 2019 at St Helens Chamber between 2pm and 5pm to talk to us about how we can help you into work.


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