Training and development

Training and development is not only key to keeping your staff motivated, but also essential to improving your overall business efficiency.  At North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce we offer a comprehensive support package to develop the skills of your workforce and improve the overall performance of your business.

We offer a year round calendar of popular training course and can also offer bespoke courses, tailored to your specific needs.

See below for details of our upcoming courses and if you have any specific training requirements please contact us.

WordPress Essentials For Business

June 27, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wordpress Essentials for Business is a one day course designed for anyone in business who is tasked with adding, editing, or updating the company WordPress website. Many businesses utilise this easy and straightforward website software for the company website. Now with this training, you can either build or simply take proper care and maintenance of your business website without outside help! Price: Members: £139+vat; Affiliates: £169+vat; Non-Members: £199+vat

Price: Members: £139; Affiliate: £169; Non-Members: £189

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063- or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Essentials of GDPR for Business – ONLINE TRAINING

June 1, 2018 to the June 30, 2019

Get your organisation GDPR-ready with this 10 module e-learning course. Learn the essentials of compliance at your own pace and location no matter the size or sector of your company. Getting up to speed on GDPR has never been easier. This thorough online training course will educate your team while saving you time and money and providing evidence of due diligence toward bringing your organisation into full GDPR compliance.

Price: Members: £45; Affiliates £49; Non-Members £55

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Google Analytics for Business

July 11, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

This full-day course will delve into ways to use Google Analytics to gather more meaningful data, analyze it better and make your website perform higher and more visible to searches online. From setting up tracking to speeding up your site and benchmarking your website data, this course will help you to be found by more potential clients who search online!

Price: Members: £139; Affiliate: £169; Non-Members: £189

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals

July 19, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Develop staff who are absolute beginners, fairly new to Excel, or those with limited experience in working with formulas and building spreadsheets from scratch. Gain a firm foundation on your Excel knowledge with this one day course, this is a perfectly designed course for a top up or an up-skill in the foundational elements toward truly benefiting from Excel.

Price: Members: £139 + vat, Affiliate members: £169 + vat, Non-members: £189 + vat, Laptop rental: £20 + vat

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics

July 26, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Go beyond the basics of Excel 2016 with this intermediate training course. Delegates will be taken from the introductory basics to making more of the productive and effective features of Excel 2016 Software. Managing data and processing department information will ascend to a whole new level.

Price: Members: £139; Affiliate: £169; Non-Members: £189

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Excel Level 3: Power Users

August 23, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Use the true “power” features and functions to solve complex problems while turning raw date into clear usable information that supports measurable initiatives by working with large worksheets, using logical and date functions ‘nesting’ functions advanced formatting features, styles, auto-format, format painter, sparklines, conditional formatting and data bars, working with data lists and tables, (Sorting, Filtering, Sub-Totals) and using charts in Excel. After this course, you will truly be a "Power" user!

Price: Members: £139; Affiliate: £169; Non-Members: £189

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Power Productivity with Apple Apps

August 30, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Share your ideas with Keynote, write your best with Pages, and create powerful spreadsheets in Numbers. Power Productivity With Apple Apps will show you how to do all three.

Price: Members: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

Contact: To reserve your place, call 01253 347063 or email training@lancschamber.co.uk

Mastering Microsoft WORD: Power Users

September 6, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Learn powerful (and hidden) Microsoft Word techniques designed to make you and your staff, masters of Microsoft Word and more productive and effective members of your organisation. Save time and effort on daily tasks when working with large Word documents, with the new techniques you gain on this course. You will wonder why you've been doing it the long way all those years! Price: Members £69; Affiliate £89; Non-Members £99

Price: Members: £139; Affiliate: £169; Non-Members: £189

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Growing Your Business With Twitter & LinkedIn

September 11, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Grow your business by learning to properly utilise both Twitter and LinkedIn social media platforms. Apply best practice for posting content, making connections, building and sustaining a dynamic web presence for your organisation. Success in business is dependent on making the most of your social media channels and this full-day training course will help you accomplish that!

Price: Members: £139; Affiliate Members £169; Non-Members £189

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Excel 2016 Level 4 – PRO Users

September 20, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

This advanced Microsoft Excel training course will teach you to use the advanced features of Excel to their full extent for your business or department. Configure and reproduce company data in a list using PivotTables, edit and analyse complex data by creating and utilising Scenarios, Goal Seek and Solver, incorporate built-in functions into a worksheet, work with controls and record macros.

Price: Members: £139 + vat, Affiliate members: £169 + vat, Non-members: £189 + vat, Laptop rental: £20 + vat

Contact: To reserve your place, call 01253 347063 or email training@lancschamber.co.uk