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25 Jul
Introduction to Barbering
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 The Chamber Hair Academy

Thinking of a career in barbering?

This two day course is a perfect way to improve the skills you need to carry out basic barbering techniques and follow required health and safety.

Throughout the course you will how to deal with clippers, blending/graduation/fading, scissor over comb, clipper over comb, razoring, blow-drying and styling.

You will receive an in house certificate on completion of this course.

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

25 Jul
Gel Nails
FREE
09:30 - 16:30 The Chamber Hair 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.

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

26 Jul
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.

27 Jul
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 28 Jul 12:00 Starting Point

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 and effective CV and upload it to your Universal Job Match account on our short CV session.

This course is split over two half days (Monday and Tuesday) 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 Jul
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.

28 Jul
Meet the Apprentice
FREE
08:30 - 11:00

Are you looking for extra help at your business? Have you considered taking on an Apprentice?

St Helens Chamber specialises in helping you to recruit young people through our Apprenticeship Programme and we are always looking to increase the range of vacancies available. All Apprentices will have completed our ‘Chamber Approved – Work Ready’ course to ensure they are high-calibre candidates who are well prepared for the world of work.

Taking on an Apprentice can increase efficiency, introduce new skills and provide a hassle free, cost effective way to grow your business. This informal event will provide an efficient and convenient way for you to meet some of the best local young job seekers.

To confirm a place at the event please ring 01744 742333

28 Jul
First Aid
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

Emergencies can and do happen, anywhere and anytime.

This training is practical and shows what to do in an emergency. This is a valuable qualification to have for a wide range of job roles.

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.

28 Jul
Food Safety
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

Our Food Safety course is ideal for anyone wanting to work in a catering environment.

You will learn a basic knowledge of Food Safety, how to control food safety risks and develop the confidence and expertise needed to safely deliver quality food to customers.

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.

31 Jul
Basic Construction
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 Training Construction 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

31 Jul
Get Ready for Work- 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.


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