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

Methods of Payment for Importing & Exporting

November 17, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Methods of payment in international trade course to allow importers & exporters to succeed in the global marketplace and win sales against overseas competition by offering your clients attractive sales terms supported by the appropriate payment methods. Identify those different methods of payment used in international trade, understand the necessary documentation, and comply with the requirements of each method of payment for international trade. Process smooth and trouble free international trade transactions every time! Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

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

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

Letter of Credit Process for Import & Export

November 17, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

A half-day letter of credit process course to provide a step-by-step guide on how to deal with Documentary Letters of Credit – from receipt of order to successful presentation. Specific focus on a real case history of a Letter of Credit gives delegates the opportunity to increase their awareness and skills of the requirements involved with using letters of credit. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

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

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

Marketing Unwrapped: Right Message. Right Plan.

November 18, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Marketing training - two courses packed into one full day workshop with a marketing communication session in the morning and a session to develop your own organisational marketing plan in the afternoon. Establish values-based marketing communication techniques to to connect on a more effective and permanent level with your intended audience both internally and externally. Then apply these principles immediately into a cohesive training plan which perfect matches your organisation. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Advanced Excel Training Level 4 – PRO Users

November 25, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

This advanced Microsoft 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, and more - 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, Affiliate members: £169 + vat, Non-members: £189 + vat, Laptop rental: £20 + vat

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

First Aid At Work Training Course – 3 Day Certified

November 29, 2021 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

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

Decision Making Skills & Problem Solving

December 1, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Decision making and problem solving skills course to enable delegates to make timely and well-considered decisions leading them and their teams to spectacular and well-deserved success. Identify your individual strengths and weaknesses and develop a highly practical personal action plan to increase your capability in making timelier and more effective decisions that will benefit any organisation. Members: £69; Affiliates: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

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

Leadership Skills : Manage Stress Build Resilience

December 1, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Gain critical leadership skills to improve work-life balance, manage stress, and build resilience through identifying the signs of stress, exploring the causes and discovering the solutions which develop resilience. Delegates will benefit from increased self- awareness, unlock best-practice tools and tips to effectively support themselves and team members. Work-life balance is just one short course away! Members: £69; Affiliates: £89; Non-Members: £99 +vat

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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

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