Training and development

Keep your staff engaged, motivated, and at peak performance with training and development through the North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce. With over 75 course titles across Business Management, Administration, Marketing, Sales, Communications, and Software Skills offered throughout the year, the Chamber training programme can develop the skills of your workforce and improve the overall performance and efficiency of your organisation.

We can affordably offer any of the courses found here on the website as in-house or bespoke training at a time, date, and location that is most convenient to your team and tailored to your specific needs.

See below for details of our upcoming courses. Please feel free to contact a member of our Training team for any specific training requirements you might have: training@lancschamber.co.ukTel: 01253 347063

WordPress Essentials For Business

June 20, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Create, edit, and maintain a WordPress website for your orgranisation and how to make the most of powerful plugins for SEO or digital marketing which help your site succeed. Wordpress Essentials for Business is a one day course designed for business owners, directors, marketing managers, or anyone responsible for the organisational website. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics

June 27, 2019 from 10:00 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 365 Software like using formulas, features like making charts, and auto-complete (autofill) functions to save time. Managing data and processing department information will ascend to a whole new level. Price: Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Excel Training Level 3: Power Users

July 11, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Use the true “power” features and functions to solve complex problems while turning raw data 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, 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! Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Advanced Excel Training Level 4: PRO Users

August 15, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

This advanced 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, incorporate built-in functions into a worksheet, work with controls and record macros. *THIS COURSE REQUIRES A LAPTOP/MOUSE WITH EXCEL 2016 or NEWER. Price Members: £139+vat; Affiliates: £169+vat; Non-Members: £189+vat

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

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

SEO Training : Get Found In Google

September 4, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn best practice approaches to researching the right keywords, optimising your organisation's website structure, content creation, and link practices to increase your visibility in search engines and get found by your customers through driving the right quality, organic traffic to your website. Gain proven SEO principles to be found in Google by your customers with this SEO training course from our Google Certified specialist trainer. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Make Money With Pay Per Click Advertising

September 4, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn the essentials of pay per click advertising strategies and techniques for search engines, Facebook ads, Amazon, and other websites to top up your Digital Marketing strategy and to make money for your business from your pay per click advertising efforts. Place PPC ads like a pro and get the customers you need, right now! Members £69 +vat; Affiliates £89 +vat; Non-Members £99 +vat

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

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

Google Adwords: Pay-Per-Click Academy

September 17, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Master the absolute essentials of this popular and effective ad platform. Learn cutting edge approaches to building and constructing campaigns, bid optimisation and keyword targeting that will drive more traffic to your website — and more revenue to your bottom line. Google Adwords Training Course. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

How to Use Twitter & LinkedIn for Business

September 25, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Twitter and Linkedin for business training course to enable delegates to properly use Twitter and LinkedIn through learning and applying best practice for posting content, making connections, building and sustaining a dynamic web presence for your organisation. Make the most of your social media channels with this one-day Twitter and Linkedin for business training course. Members £139; Affiliate £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals

September 26, 2019 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 training course, this is a perfectly designed course for a top up or an up-skill in the foundational elements that help you get the most from Excel. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Converting Website Visitors Into Customers

October 8, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make the most of your website visitors by turning them into paying customers. Gain positive referrals and repeat business by creating a smooth, easy, and enjoyable experience for your website visitors. Your business website can be easily transformed into a money-making machine and this course will show you how! Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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