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.

Creating Social Media Content For Business

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

Grow your online network while promoting your brand, goods, and services to potential clients by creating engaging content for your social media channels like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Learn what content is best to market your services and what content works best on each platform. This social media content creation course is packed with useful information to transform the way you interact online.

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

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

Finance For Business Level 2: Beyond The Basics

September 28, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Know which costs are fixed and which are variable, how to calculate breakeven, how to control different types of costs the principles of pricing and mark-ups, and an introduction to preparing a budget or forecast in this "next level" half-day course.

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

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

Finance For Business Level 1: The Fundamentals

September 28, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn foundational finance principles: how to analyse, review and understand financial statements including Balance Sheets, Profit & Loss Cash Flow, and how to identify important trends and ask appropriate questions of the finance team all in a single morning!

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

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

Food Safety and Hygiene Course – Level 2

October 2, 2017 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Level 2 Food Safety course gives trainees a complete understanding of food safety within their workplace role - catering - school food handlers - hygiene best practices. 1 day 9am – 5pm

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

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

Dynamic Leadership Skills For Managers

October 3, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Great managers can become dynamic, outstanding leaders with this half-day course. Your management style will far exceed directing the traffic of people, events, and tasks and will provide direction that inspires greater buy-in from your team while developing/mentoring others into higher management roles.

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

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

Emergency First Aid At Work – Level 3 Certified 3-Day Course

October 3, 2017

October 12, 2017 to the October 13, 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

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

October 3, 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

Powerful Negotiation: Achieving A Win-Win Outcome

October 4, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Negotiation is an integral part of creating value for your organisation or department. Your success depends on your personal skills as a negotiator. The art of negotiation is both a valuable and a powerful skill to learn - which this technique-packed training course provides.

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

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

Fire Safety Marshal Course

October 4, 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

Developing Assertiveness Skills

October 5, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Develop confidence to speak with clients face to face and apply assertiveness to foster healthier work relationships. Confidently receive compliments or criticism positively while learning the proper way to express your needs, feelings or views in the workplace with this training course to develop assertiveness skills.

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

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