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

Incoterms Essentials (BCC Accredited)

June 20, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make certain that all international trade parties clearly understand their responsibilities in performing trade under the given contract with this half-day international trade course on Incoterms. Eliminate potential inconsistencies in language by giving all parties the same definition of specific terms within your trade agreements and prevent unnecessary and costly delays and mistakes. Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £129; Non-Member: £149

Price: Members: £99 + vat, Affiliate members: £129 + vat, Non members: £149 + vat

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

Introduction to Importing Procedures (BCC Accredited)

June 20, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Master the essentials of importing from the ground up and find good suppliers who offer what you want and at the right price with this half day intensive and practical importing training session. Ensure that goods are imported both cost-effectively, legally and suitably for all key people involved in importing, including purchasing, finance, and operations departments. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

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

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

Metalearning : Retention of Information Course

June 21, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

This retention of information course is designed to upskill delegate learning and retention skills whether reading articles, textbooks, or technical manuals, and/or verbal presentations, meetings, or lectures resulting in proper (and more permanent) comprehension and data recall for use in business and social settings. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Train The Trainer Course : Developing Staff

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

Train your team in policy, procedure, on-boarding, sales, management, or nearly any other skill/topic by taking this train the trainer course to identify training needs, develop learning objectives, and then designing and delivering a finished programme accordingly. This course provides essential skills needed to be an effective trainer or learning development specialist for your organisation. Members £139+vat; Affiliates: £169+vat; Non-Members: £189+vat

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

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

Debt Recovery & Credit Control Essentials

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

Recover stubborn debt and finally get a handle on your organisation's credit by learning the valuable principles and practices of proper debt and credit management to stay in the black! Identify the key issues affecting credit control, how to avoid common mistakes, while gaining new techniques to recover even the most stubborn debt with this full-day course! Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

How To Write A Press Release & Content for Media

June 26, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Course on how to write press releases with the proper content and format with simple improvements to writing technique. Press releases deliver exceptional results for virtually any business, regardless of its size or sector which means that this type of content could also work like magic for you. Capture interest and ensure that the "good news" story about your organisation is picked up and run by media outlets resulting in a fast and inexpensive (free) mass promotion. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Sales Training : Essential Selling Skills

June 27, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Whether selling inbound, outbound, telephone, or as a customer-facing service representative – be a part of pro-active sales teams that hit their targets. This sales training course will enable you or your team to be that integral first-representative of the business and will provide you with the skills of prospecting to recruit new customers. This is an essential training course for Sales Essentials! Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or 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

Customs Declaration Training

June 28, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Is your business ready for Brexit? Are you a customs agent? Or does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trade with the EU? If so, you need to know how to meet customs requirements fast and efficiently after the UK leaves the EU. NWLCC is launching new Customs Declarations Training designed to prepare businesses and trade professionals for the future of trade. Our training will highlight what you need to know to be able to accurately complete a simple customs declaration. Members: £280; Affiliates: £300; Non-Members: £350

Price: Members: £280; Affiliate: £300; Non-Member: £350

Contact: Chamber International Trade Team 01772706589or Email: export@lancschamber.co.uk