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25 Apr
Introduction to Digital Marketing
FREE
09:30 - 30 Apr 16:00 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

25 Apr
Modern Retro and Vintage Hair
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 The Chamber Hair Academy

Are you looking to develop your knowledge of hair ups? Looking to use modern techniques to create the classic looks of the vintage era?

This one day Modern Retro and Vintage hair course will cover:

  • Creating pin curls
  • Using the finger wave technique
  • How to set hair to achieve a variety of vintage looks
  • Different ways of rolling, twisting and pleating hair

Travel back in time and jump forward with the teachings of Retro & Vintage hair styling techniques!

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

26 Apr
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 27 Apr 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 more information about the CV, Interview and support sessions we offer at Starting Point, contact us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

27 Apr
Spray Tanning
FREE
09:30 - 16:30 The Chamber Hair Academy

Interested in a career in spray tanning?

This course will equip you with the skills and techniques needed to deliver an exceptional spray tan.

Throughout the day you will complete both theory and practical sessions. On completion you will receive a Suntana Professional Spray Tanning Accreditation.

Equipment is provided on the day, however, if preferred you are welcome to bring your own spray tanning kit.

As part of the training you will receive a spray tan.

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

01 May
Introduction to Health & Social Care
FREE
09:30 - 11 May 16:00 St Helens Chamber

This FREE four day course is designed to give you the basic skills and knowledge required to working in the Health and Social Care sector.

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Principles of Communication in Adult Social Care Setting
  •  Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Settings
  •  Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health & Social Care
  • Introduction to Duty of Care in Health and Social Care
  • Understand the Role of the Social Care Worker
  • Understand Person Centred approaches in Adult Social Care Settings

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

02 May
Modern Retro and Vintage Hair
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 The Chamber Hair Academy

Are you looking to develop your knowledge of hair ups? Looking to use modern techniques to create the classic looks of the vintage era?

This one day Modern Retro and Vintage hair course will cover:

  • Creating pin curls
  • Using the finger wave technique
  • How to set hair to achieve a variety of vintage looks
  • Different ways of rolling, twisting and pleating hair

Travel back in time and jump forward with the teachings of Retro & Vintage hair styling techniques!

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

03 May
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 4 May 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 more information about the CV, Interview and support sessions we offer at Starting Point, contact us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

08 May
Basic ICT
FREE
09:30 - 15 May 16:00 St Helens Chamber

This Basic IT course will teach you computer skills required by employers. This course will cover: IT user fundamentals, Word Processing, Presentation software, using the internet for job searching, using email and creating spreadsheets.

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

08 May
Understanding Enterprise
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber
Have you got a brilliant idea for a business? Want to see if you have what it takes to be your own boss?

This 7 day course if perfect both for anyone thinking of starting or who has recently started their own business.

Throughout the course you will learn about the skills and qualities needed to start your own business as well as the importance of business planning, how to market your business and how to manage money in business.

This course is broken down into seven workshops:
• Skills & Knowledge: Learn about the skills and qualities needed to start your business.

• Business Planning: Learn how to complete a business plan and describe your product, service, personal profile, legal compliance, suppliers, risks, aims and objectives.

• Marketing (Basics): Gain an understanding of what marketing means, planning and strategy, segmentation and targeting, the 4P’s, branding, features and benefits.

• Managing Money: Learn about what start-up funding you need, where it can be financed and how to complete your cash flow forecast.

• Business IT: Learn how to use IT in your business for marketing and finance purposes.

• Health & Safety: Gain an understanding of Health and Safety Law, Risk Assessments, Hazardous Substances, PPE, Workplace Health and Safety, Fire Prevention, First Aid, Occupational Health, Noise and Manual Handling.

• Marketing for Success: Learn what the term ‘Digital Marketing’ actually means, and how to incorporate Digital Marketing Skills, Social Media, Paid Advertising and Video Marketing into your business.

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 0845 340 9980 or email startup@sthelenschamber.com.
08 May
Customer Service Skills
FREE
09:30 - 22 May 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


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