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.

Create The Ultimate Marketing Plan

May 30, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Learn how to put together an ultimate marketing plan that is perfectly consistent with your organisational goals. This half-day course will be fun, relaxed and supportive to help you get the most from the material presented. However, it’s not for the fainthearted as this is content-rich training loaded with tips, tricks, tools, and techniques to better equip you to create the “ultimate” marketing campaign!

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

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

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics (June Session)

June 1, 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

Winning Bids and Tenders: The Fundamentals

June 6, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

Bidding for contracts is becoming more and more common in all sectors, causing some real anxiety for those involved. Bids can be confusing and extremely time consuming, compounded by the fact that we all have our day jobs that need constant attention. This workshop is designed to provide you with the skills and tools to adopt, adapt and apply when writing your next bid, to save you time and, ultimately, anxiety.

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

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

Fire Safety Fire Marshall Course

June 7, 2017 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Gain the knowledge and understanding of fire awareness within your workplace en route to fulfilling the role of Fire Marshal for your organisation. Through the identification of your role in fire prevention, the role of Fire Marshal can be filled completely.

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

Contact: Chamber Training Centre: 01253 347063 or via Email training@lancschamber.co.uk

Successful Supervisory Management

June 7, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Skilled managers lead staff effectively, whatever their personality and skills while supervising staff, complex tasks, and projects. When they do this well, the team is engaged and more productive, customers are satisfied, and therefore the company’s overall profitability increases. However, training is crucial to develop these "next level" skills.

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

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

Excel Level 3: Power Users

June 8, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 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)Using Charts in Excel.

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

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

Emergency First Aid At Work – Level 2 One Day Certified Course

June 12, 2017 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Gain the knowledge & skills to summon help & give safe, prompt & effective emergency first aid to a casualty in the workplace following an injury or illness using materials to hand and/or HSE approved first aid equipment.

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

Contact: Chamber Training Centre: 01253 347063 or via Email training@lancschamber.co.uk

FOCUS ON LATIN AMERICA

June 12, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Emergency First Aid At Work -Three Day Certified Course

June 12, 2017 to the June 14, 2017

from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Gain the knowledge & skills to summon help & give safe, prompt & effective emergency first aid to a casualty in the workplace following an injury or illness. This course is essential for anyone looking to gain an understanding of first aid in the workplace. The Level 3 First Aid at Work is an essential certification for anyone looking to become the designated first aider in their company.

Price: Members: £159; Affiliate: £169; Non-Members: £179

Contact: Chamber Training Centre: 01253 347063 or via Email training@lancschamber.co.uk

Introduction to Importing and Procedures

June 13, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Training course to ensure that importers bring their goods into the UK both cost-effectively and legally. The course is suitable for all key people involved in importing, including purchasing, finance and operations departments.

Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £159; Non-Members: £199

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