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20 Aug
Fast Track to Apprenticeships - Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you 16 – 24 and looking for a job?

Our Fast Track to Apprenticeship 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.

20 Aug
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.

21 Aug
Introduction to Digital Marketing
FREE
09:30 - 30 Aug 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.

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

21 Aug
Gel Nails
FREE
09:30 - 14:30 The Chamber Hair & Beauty Academy

Learn how to increase your knowledge and skill with the latest gel polish trend- Gellux 30 second gel polish.

This course is perfect for beginners and experienced nail technicians looking to update their skills.

This course will teach you everything there is to know about the Gellux system, from preparation, consultation through to simple nail art and promotion/marketing.

Students are expected to work on each others nails and for this reason it is pre-requisite that all students remove any nail extensions/gel polish prior to this session.

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 .

22 Aug
Basic Construction
FREE
09:30 - 27 Sep 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

22 Aug
Introduction to Aromatherapy
FREE
09:30 - 14:30 The Chamber Hair & Beauty Academy

This short course will explore the amazing qualities and benefits of essential oils and how they can be used to enhance and improve your daily life.

You will learn about:

-The discovery of Aromatherapy

-Therapeutic properties of essential oils

-Practical ways you can use essential oils in your daily life

-Simple how to administer a simple hand massage

Please note to complete this course you must be agreeable to take a skin test and give and receive a hand massage.

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.

23 Aug
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 24 Aug 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 further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

28 Aug
Understanding Enterprise - Liverpool
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 Liverpool & Sefton Chambers of Commerce
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.
29 Aug
Safeguarding Children and Young People
Members: £145.00 + VAT
Non-members: £229.00 + VAT
09:30 - 30 Aug 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This two day course will raise awareness of child safeguarding legislation, guidelines, policies, and procedures. You will gain knowledge of working in partnership with other organisations and the importance of ensuring children and young people's safety and protection in settings. Learn how to best respond to evidence or concerns of abuse, harm or bullying.


29 Aug
Jobs Fair
FREE
12:00 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

Unsure what to do after your GCSE's or A Levels?

16-24 and considering your next step?

Whatever your results are, we have plenty of training, Apprenticeship and vacancies suitable for you.

We are working with local businesses who are offering permanent, full-time, paid positions in a wide range of roles.

We are seeking determined ambitious people to come and work with us to fill these vacancies.

If this sounds like you come along to our Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair and get your career started.

Come along to the Jobs Fair on the 29th August any time between 12noon and 4pm to find out more. Alternatively call us on 01744 742045.


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