Training and Development

**Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 Virus all training for the Chamber will be carried via live ZOOM training until late May. Visit this ZOOM TUTORIAL link for a quick 3-step tutorial for accessing and using Zoom for training sessions**

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

Emergency First Aid At Work Course – 1 Day

December 8, 2021 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. This course gives an increased knowledge and understanding of First Aid Standards and regulations in the workplace, while enabling delegates to carry out their role as the Nominated First Aider in the workplace. This course is for most standard offices and organisations with a limited level of foot traffic. Members: £65 ; Affiliates £75; Non-Members £85 per delegate

Price: Members: £65 ; Affiliates £75; Non-Members £85 per delegate

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

Temporary Works Awareness

December 9, 2021 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

This course is designed to raise awareness and impart knowledge of what constitutes temporary works, how they are used, their safety-critical importance, common temporary works issues and the management of the temporary work process.

Price: Non-Members: £230pp ; Members: up to 10% Discount

Book online: Click here to book online

Contact: Please call 01777 861861 or email our training department at training@pibrm.com to discuss further or book a place through Robert Armitage, Head of Sales on T: 07522 231176

Emotional Intelligence for Business

December 13, 2021 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Identify, use, understand, and manage emotions in positive way for staff and managers of all levels to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathise with their team, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict on this Emotional Intelligence training course. Better understand yourself and your staff with increased self-awareness and reaction skills and assess and deal with others’ emotions more effectively. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Fire Warden Training

December 13, 2021 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Knowing how to identify a fire risk, and what action you should take in the event of a fire will help protect you, your colleagues and visitors from the devastating effects of fire

Price: Non-Members: £70 ; Members: up to 10% Discount

Book online: Click here to book online

Contact: Please call 01777 861861 or email our training department at training@pibrm.com to discuss further or book a place through Robert Armitage, Head of Sales on T: 07522 231176

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals

January 20, 2022 from 9:30 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. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics

February 17, 2022 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Go beyond the basics of Excel with this intermediate training course. Delegates will be taken from the introductory basics to making more of the productive and effective features of Excel Software like using formulas, features like making charts, and auto-complete 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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Excel Level 3: Power Users

March 3, 2022 from 9:30 am to 4:00 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) and using charts in Excel. After this course, you will truly be a "Power" user! Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Advanced Excel Training Level 4: PRO Users

April 21, 2022 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

This advanced 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, Goal Seek, incorporate built-in functions into a worksheet, work with controls and record macros. *THIS COURSE REQUIRES A LAPTOP/MOUSE WITH EXCEL 2016 or NEWER. Price Members: £139+vat; Affiliates: £169+vat; Non-Members: £189+vat

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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals

May 5, 2022 from 9:30 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. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics

June 9, 2022 from 9:30 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

Book online: Click here to book online

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