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06 Jan
Construction Skills
FREE
09:30 - 17 Jan 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

06 Jan
Fast Track to Apprenticeships - Open Day
FREE
13:00 - 14:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you aged 16 – 24 and looking for work?

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

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

  • Call 01744 742045
  • Email apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com
  • Visit www.sthelenschamber.com/apprenticeships

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07 Jan
Free Short Course Enrolment Day
FREE
11:00 - 14:00 Clickworks

Want to add a new qualification CV to get into work? Or boost your existing skills?

Come along to our Free Short Course Enrolment Day and find out about all of our upcoming, short courses which are completely free!

Our National Careers Service Career Coaches will be on hand to advise you on the best courses to take based on your goals and can book you on to the course you choose.

Just some of the exciting courses on offer are:

  • The Graduate Hub
  • CV Writing & Interview Skills
  • Digital Skills for Jobseekers
  • Health and Social Care
  • Microsoft Office Essentials
  • Construction Skills
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Makeup Masterclass
  • Ultimate Tanning

Plus many more exciting training opportunities! 

To book your place simply call us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

08 Jan
Digital Skills for Jobseekers
FREE
09:30 - 14 Jan 16:00 Clickworks

This course is designed to develop or improve your digital skills to support with searching for work. Digital Skills for Jobseekers will help you find your way safely around the internet, set up a personal email address if you don't already have one and make use of the internet for searching for work.

This course is suitable for anyone who has little or no experience with IT.

By completing this course you will increase your confidence and knowledge of digital platforms to help find an apply for a job online.

This course is delivered over 4 full days at our Clickworks building. Times are 9.30am-4.00pm.

During this course, you will:

  • Understand how to use a computer/tablet/mobile device to aid job searching and universal credit applications
  • Learn how to make Universal Credit applications online
  • Use a word processing application to create, edit and produce a CV
  • Learn how to connect to the internet and use browser software to navigate to web pages
  • Use browser tools to search for job vacancies online
  • Learn how to set up an email address and use email software to send and receive emails
  • Learn how to download apps onto mobile devices, particularly job searching tools

On successful completion of the course you will gain the City & Guilds Entry Level 3 Award for IT Users.

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

09 Jan
CV Writing and Interview Skills
FREE
09:30 - 10 Jan 16:30 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 lasts two days from 9:30am - 4:00pm and is based at our Clickworks building. 

By the end of the session all learners will have:

  • An understanding of useful information to have prepared before the interview
  • An understanding of what interviewers will be expecting in regards to; Punctuality, Dress Sense, Behaviour and Language Use
  • An understanding of the importance of researching the interviewing organisation
  • An understanding of questions to ask the interviewer

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.

On successful completion of this course learners will gain the Entry Level 3 Award in Work Skills.

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

 
10 Jan
Understanding Enterprise
FREE
09:30 - 24 Jan 16:00 St Helens Chamber
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. 
10 Jan
Makeup Masterclass
FREE
09:30 - 15:00 The Chamber Hair & Beauty Academy

THE QUALIFICATION:

This training course will teach you a range of creative make-up processes over a duration of two days, The course will include the application of day to night eye makeup and a how to contour and highlight. This exciting, practical-based course will prepare those looking to further their journey into the make-up industry.

The aim of this course is to teach you everything there is to know about makeup including:

  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Consultation techniques
  • Contraindications
  • Application eye makeup
  • Contour and highlighting
  • Aftercare advice

 

This course is suitable for: 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, it is recommended to have completed some practical training within make-up prior to booking this course.

 

ASSESSMENT METHOD OF QUALIFICATION:

Students will be required to perform practical work along with a multiple choice test at the end of the sessions.

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

13 Jan
Level 2 Health & Social Care
FREE
09:30 - 18 Feb 16:00 St Helens Chamber

This Level 2 Health & Social Care course is aimed at adults who want to develop the skills and knowledge required for working in the Health and Social Care sector.

You will learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Health and Social Care sector.

This course will take place two days a week over seven weeks, and will cover:

  • Principles of Communication in an Adult Social Care Setting
  • Principles of Personal Development in an Adult Social Care Setting
  • Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in an Adult Social Care Setting
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health & Social Care
  • Introduction to Duty of Care in Health & Social Care
  • Understanding the role of the Social Care Worker
  • Understand the person centred approaches in an Adult Social Care Setting
  • Understanding Health & Safety in a Social Care Setting

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

13 Jan
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

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

    Call: 0151 702 0799

    Email: apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com

 

 
13 Jan
Apprenticeships Drop In
FREE
14:00 - 17:00 St Helens Chamber

Looking to start your career in the New Year?

If you're 16-24 and looking for advice on getting into your dream career in the New Year, join us at our Apprenticeships Drop In where you can find out about all of our Apprenticeship training and exclusive local Apprenticeship vacancies.

Apprenticeship training and live vacancies are available in a wide range of industries, including:

• Construction
• Hair and Beauty
• Childcare
• Digital Marketing 
• Manufacturing
• IT
• Business Administration
• Finance
• And many more! 

Call our Apprenticeships team on 01744 742045 or email apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com for more information

 

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