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30 May
Introduction to hair and beauty
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 Starting Point Salon

Are you interested in a career in hair & beauty?

This introduction course will show you the basics in styling hair, applying make-up, manicures and pedicures, and presenting a professional image.

This course is Nationally Accredited by City & Guilds. 

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

30 May
Get Ready for Work - Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you finishing school, college or university this summer and looking for a job?

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

No matter what level of qualification you have, we can help you to:

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Gain the skills that employers are looking for
  • Apply for vacancies

We offer exclusive access to local vacancies!

Want to find out more? Come to our Open Day! Book online now or call us on 01744 698800 for more information

This event is part funded by the European Social Fund and the Youth Employment Initiative.

31 May
Warehousing and Storage
FREE
09:30 - 15:00 St Helens Chamber Construction Training Centre

This FREE course is ideal for anyone looking to start a career in the warehousing and storage or logistics sectors, including jobs in transport and freight forwarding.

Taking place over six days, the course covers a number of key areas, including: 

  • Health and Safety
  • Security
  • Delivering Effective Customer Service
  • Becoming an Effective Team Worker
  • How to Receive and Store Goods
  • Processing Orders and Dispatching Goods

This course is suitable for those who already have basic experience and an understanding of the logistics industry. The course is nationally accredited by City and Guilds.

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.

To find out more call us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

 

07 Jun
ICT Functional Skills
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

This valuable qualification covers ICT skills that are required by employers such as using email, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and Word.

You will receive a nationally accredited qualification in ICT Functional Skills upon successful completion.

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 Jun
Introduction to counselling skills
FREE
09:30 - 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

To find out more call Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org.

12 Jun
Understanding Enterprise
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

Thinking of Starting your own business?

Our Understanding Enterprise course is designed to teach you the skills required to start your own business.

This course will teach you the importance of planning, how to market your business, how to manage money, health and safety and IT skills. 

Please arrange to speak to one of our guidance advisers for more information about any of the courses and to discuss your personal career plan.

To find out more call us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

12 Jun
Get Ready for Work- Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 St Helens Chamber
 Are you 16 – 24 and looking for a job?

Our 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.

19 Jun
Basic Construction
FREE
09:30 - 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.

To find out more call us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

21 Jun
Customer Service Skills
FREE
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

Looking for a job in retail? Hospitality? Customer service?

This FREE course is perfect for anyone looking for a job in a customer facing role that wants to learn the skills and gain an accredited qualification to do it.

Throughout the course you will learn: How to deliver good customer service, different communication methods and how to effectively deal with customer queries, problems and complaints.

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.

To find out more call us on 01744698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

22 Jun
Introduction to Digital Marketing
FREE
All day St Helens Chamber

This FREE four day course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills required by businesses to make a valuable contribution to their Digital Marketing activities.

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

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.

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.

To find out more call us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org


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