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.

Managing Better: Using Emotional Intelligence

April 25, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Better understand yourself and your staff by gaining management skills to be more self-aware and to manage your reactions better. Learn to assess others' emotions more effectively and deal with them successfully for enhanced performance.

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

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

Managing Better: Using Neuroscience

April 25, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Neuroscience is a “game-changer” in the realm of personal and team management and is an excellent addition to your approach arsenal. This morning course will introduce you to this new management tool and demonstrate how best to integrate necessary and productive changes which will be more potent (emotionally relevant) and more likely to be retained by management and staff.

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

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

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

April 25, 2018

April 26, 2018 to the April 27, 2018

from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

For high-risk high foot-traffic organisations to 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 Three-Day 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 Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals

April 26, 2018 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 course, this is a perfectly designed course for a top up or an up-skill in the foundational elements toward truly benefiting from Excel.

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

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

Essentials of GDPR for Business – ONLINE TRAINING

April 16, 2018 to the April 16, 2019

Get your organisation GDPR-ready with this 10 module e-learning course. Learn the essentials of compliance at your own pace and location no matter the size or sector of your company. Getting up to speed on GDPR has never been easier. This thorough online training course will educate your team while saving you time and money and providing evidence of due diligence toward bringing your organisation into full GDPR compliance.

Price: Members: £45; Affiliates £49; Non-Members £55

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

Safety Compliance in The Workplace: Are You Compliant?

May 1, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fulfill your statutory duties and satisfy the requirements of supplier accreditation processes with this training course to comprehend significant and foreseeable risks, absolute and reasonably practicable duties, and solutions to meet the need of their business(s). The course demonstrates expected standards, and practical exercises to assess your own compliance level anf helps to reduce current and future levels of sickness absence and lost time to accidents.

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

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

Minute Taking Skills Made Easy

May 2, 2018 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Gain skills to listen to meeting discussions, understand what has happened, identify the decisions/policies made and record them in such a way that people who were not there can clearly understand what has happened. This half-day course takes delegates through the process of understanding the role of the minute taker as well as providing tips. tricks and templates to ensure that their minutes are clear and accurate.

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

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

Mastering Microsoft WORD: Power Users

May 3, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Learn powerful and lesser known Microsoft Word techniques designed to make you and your staff, masters of Microsoft Word and more productive and effective members of your organisation. Save time and frustration that sometimes accompany those daily tasks you have to do in Word with new techniques that will have you wondering why you've been doing it the long way all those years!

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

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

Fire Safety Fire Marshal Course

May 4, 2018 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: £65; Affiliate: £75; Non-Members: £85

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

Recruitment & Retention: Winning & Keeping Your Stars

May 8, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Recruit and retain star employees, with this half day course. Learn successful techniques from author and HR expert John Huckstepp to find those diamonds in rough and then protect your investment of training by KEEPING them on your team. This course is for anyone in management looking to add the right person to the right position and retain them long term.

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

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