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.

Ransomware & Malware Protection Masterclass

September 6, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This cybersecurity Masterclass is designed to train you in ways to protecting your business from malicious attacks like those that nearly crippled the NHS system. This morning masterclass is packed with information to protect you against Ransomware and Malware attacks against your business.

Price: Members: £59; Affiliate: £69; Non-Members: £79

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

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals *Fully Booked*

September 8, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

A training course perfectly designed to 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 full day course.

Price: Members: £149 + vat, Affiliate members: £179 + vat, Non-members: £199 + vat, Laptop rental: £20 + vat

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

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals

October 5, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

A training course perfectly designed to 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 full day course.

Price: Members: £149 + vat, Affiliate members: £179 + vat, Non-members: £199 + vat, Laptop rental: £20 + vat

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

Excel 2016 Level 4: Pro Users

October 11, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

This truly 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, and Goal Seek, incorporate built-in functions into a worksheet, work with controls and record macros.

Price: Members: £149 + vat, Affiliate members: £179 + vat, Non-members: £199 + 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 *FULLY BOOKED*

October 12, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 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: £149; Affiliate: £179; Non-Members: £199

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

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics – 18th Oct Session

October 18, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 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: £149; Affiliate: £179; Non-Members: £199

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

WordPress Fundamentals For Business

October 25, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

Wordpress Fundamentals for Business is a full day course that is designed for business owners, directors, marketing managers, or anyone who creates, edits, and maintains a WordPress website for their orgranisation and how to drive traffic from Google using powerful Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) strategies and plugins in Wordpress.

Price: Members: £149; Affiliate: £179; Non-Members: £199

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

Using Twitter & LinkedIn For Business

October 26, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Achieve the most from both Twitter and LinkedIn social media platforms through learning and applying best practice for posting content, making connections, building and sustaining a dynamic web presence for your organisation. Success in business is dependent on utilising social media to its full extent and this full-day training course will help you accomplish that!

Price: Members: £149; Affiliate: £179; Non-Members: £199

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

Converting Website Visitors Into Customers

October 31, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

When a visitor lands on your website, their experience should be smooth, easy and an enjoyable one. This will result in a positive referral to their friends and family and possible repeat business.

Price: Members: £79; Affiliate: £99; Non-Members: £119

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

Get Found In Google By Customers

November 2, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

The course will cover all aspects of Organic Search and the free tools you can use to measure your digital presence. We’ll help you create an effective strategy that will result in improved search engine rankings, and the right kind of visitors coming to your website.

Price: Members: £149; Affiliate: £179; Non-Members: £199

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