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21 Jul
Level 2 Digital Marketing for Business (Remote)
FREE
09:30 - 27 Jul 16:00 Distance Learning

This course has been designed to enhance your understanding of digital marketing, and provide you with the knowledge to create your own social media and SEO strategy. 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.

This qualification will aim to introduce you to the concepts of digital promotion that can be used in a business setting.

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, along with some experience of digital marketing.

The course will cover:

  • Digital promotion for business – In this unit you will gain a broad overview of digital marketing and investigate a range of digital promotional activities, such as email marketing, social media and SEO.
  • Search engine optimisation for business – You will gain a summary of the purpose of SEO, and how it can be used to increase online traffic for a business. This will include designing an SEO strategy for a business.
  • Social media – You will research how to use social media channels to engage with different audiences, and will create your own online identity for business.

On successful completion of the course learners will achieve the NCFE Level 2 Award in Digital Promotion for Business.

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

 

 

21 Jul
Party Make Up (Remote)
FREE
09:30 - 15:00 Distance Learning

**Remote Course**

This exciting online course will prepare those looking to further their journey into the makeup industry.

This course will teach you everything you need to know to create a stunning party makeup look including:

  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Consultation techniques
  • Creating a cut crease party makeup look
  • Aftercare advice

The course is suitable for those who already have an interest in make-up and may have experience of providing make up treatments to friends or family. For anybody looking to go into working as a freelance makeup artist.

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

22 Jul
Microsoft Office Essentials (Remote)
FREE
09:30 - 27 Jul 16:00 Distance Learning

Are you interested in developing your digital knowledge and skills?

This course will provide you with updated skills and abilities needed to build on existing knowledge, motivate further learning, and improve your employability in a wide range of fields and industries.

To complete this course you will need to have some working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

AVAILABLE UNITS ARE:

Microsoft Word

Most employers expect employees to have Microsoft Word skills, and it's probably the most universally-consumed programme in businesses around the globe. Microsoft Office Essentials will help you understand and brush up on your word processing skills, so that you can develop skills and confidence you need to progress in your work and personal life. You will cover:

  • Using a software application designed for formatting, editing and production of largely text-based documents.
  • Creating mail merged documents
  • Paragraph and font formatting
  • Using tables and graphs

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is perhaps the most important computer spreadsheets programme used in the workplace today. As a result, many employers expect employees to have a working knowledge of the software. Learning how to use Microsoft Excel can improve your employment options, as well as improving your productivity by learning the best shortcuts and formulae to use in different situations. You will cover:

  • Creating spreadsheets
  • Data entry
  • Text and number formats
  • Editing cells
  • Basic data analysis skills through sorting and filtering

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is the most widely used presentation software in the world. The software is designed to help people to create a clean, visually engaging and information-rich presentation. On the Microsoft Office Essentials course you will learn skills and knowledge to operate and develop your own presentation through Microsoft PowerPoint. You will cover:

  • How to create slides
  • Using text boxes, shapes, images and drawing tools
  • How to create excellent transitions and animations
  • How to make a presentation flow using charts, graphs and tables

Improving Productivity Using IT

Computer software systems are all around us, and we use them a lot. knowing which systems to use for various tasks can help you work more effectively. This course can help you understand different IT tools, and provide a quick refresher on software you may not have used for a long time. You will cover:

  • Choosing the appropriate IT systems and software to meet requirements.
  • Using IT systems and software efficiently to complete planned tasks.
  • Reviewing the selection and use of IT tools to make sure that tasks are completed.

On successful completion of the course learners will achieve the City & Guilds Level 1 Award for IT User.

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

23 Jul
Virtual Fast-track to Apprenticeships Open Day
FREE
14:00 - 15:00 Virtual Open Day

No matter what your GCSE results are, you can start your career with an Apprenticeship

St Helens Chamber understands this is a particularly difficult time for young people who were due to take their final exams this summer, which is why we’ve relaxed our entry requirements this year, enabling ambitious young people to kick-start their careers with an Apprenticeship; no matter what results you get in August.

Join us at our virtual open day, where our Fast-track to Apprenticeships team will tell you everything you need to know about training with us. You’ll have the chance to ask any questions you might have too.

Training Advisers from our specialised Construction Training Centre and Hair Academy will also show you around these purpose built facilities.

August start dates will be available. 

During your training, we can help you start your career by:
• Improving your CV
• Perfecting your interview techniques
• Working on the skills employers are looking for
• Helping you get work experience
• Getting your Maths and English GCSE

On successful completion of our Apprenticeship training, you’ll have exclusive access to local vacancies and all the support you need to earn while you learn.

Want to find out more? Book a place on our virtual open day online.
Or for more information call 01744 742045.


29 Jul
Introduction to Digital Marketing (Remote)
FREE
09:30 - 30 Jul 16:00 Distance Learning

This course has been designed to give you an overview of current digital 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.

COURSE CONTENT IS:

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Digital Marketing Principles – the role of digital marketing
  • Digital Marketing Platforms – How different digital marketing platforms can be used to promote products and services
  • Social Media Marketing – How social media used to promote products and services
  • Search Engine Marketing – SEO and Paid Search marketing
  • The Effects of Digital Marketing – How to evaluate the effects of digital marketing
  • Website Best-Practice – How to create your own website and improve its performance

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

03 Aug
Construction Skills
FREE
09:30 - 14 Aug 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 construction skills course provides a range of practical skills including, joinery, plastering and painting and decorating.

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.

On successful completion of this course learners will gain the Pearsons Level 1 BTEC Certificate in Construction and you can also apply for a FREE CSCS card, which is required to work on most construction sites.

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

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

Are you aged 16 – 24 and looking to start your career?

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

We will help you to:

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Gain the skills that employers are looking for
  • Gain a variety of work experience to put on your CV
  • Get here with a free bus pass

On successful completion you will get:

  • Exclusive access to local vacancies
  • £100 bonus on moving into an Apprenticeship, job or further training
  • A free NUS discount card

You can also access financial support while you train with us. Subject to eligibility.

Want to find out more? Come to our Open Day! Book online now or contact us for more information on:

Twitter @sthcapprentices Facebook @sthelenschamberapprenticeships

03 Aug
Apprenticeships for Liverpool Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 Merseyside Youth Association

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

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

We will help you to:

  • Improve your CV
  • Perfect your interview techniques
  • Gain the skills that employers are looking for
  • Gain a variety of work experience to put on your CV
  • Get here with a free bus pass

On successful completion you will get:

  • Exclusive access to local vacancies
  • £100 bonus on moving into an Apprenticeship, job or further training
  • A free NUS discount card

You can also access financial support while you train with us. Subject to eligibility.

Want to find out more? Come to our Open Day! Book online now or contact us for more information on:

  • Call 0151 702 0799
  • Email apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com
  • Visit www.apprenticeshipsforliverpool.com

Facebook: @ApprenticeshipsforLiverpool  Instagram: @apprenticeshipsforliverpool

04 Aug
Creative Hair (Remote)
FREE
All day Remote Seminar

**Remote course**

Learn everything you need to know to create beautifully styled hair with our free remote course. This exciting course will give you an in-depth understanding of the essential techniques for hair styling.

Perfect for anyone wanting to learn the basics of a variety of hairstyles;  from mums wanting to style their children’s hair for the return to school, people wanting to improve their plaiting technique or for anyone wanting to move onto a career within the hair styling business

With access to materials, demonstration videos and quizzes to reinforce your learning. You can study anywhere from any device.

 

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

04 Aug
Introduction to Digital Marketing
FREE
09:30 - 7 Aug 16:00 Clickworks

This course has been designed to give you an overview of current digital 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 over 3 full days at our Clickworks building. Times are 9.30am-4.00pm.

COURSE CONTENT IS:

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Digital Marketing Principles – the role of digital marketing
  • Digital Marketing Platforms – How different digital marketing platforms can be used to promote products and services
  • Social Media Marketing – How social media used to promote products and services
  • Search Engine Marketing – SEO and Paid Search marketing
  • The Effects of Digital Marketing – How to evaluate the effects of digital marketing
  • Website Best-Practice – How to create your own website and improve its performance

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


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