Local support, training & events

There are thousands of individuals, private companies and public bodies offering their services to your business that will help you increase your skills, or the skills of your team.

Training courses offer a huge variety in the levels, methods and quality of training. Networking events and one-off trade events provide an alternative method of increasing skills through meeting other local business owners. You may prefer to learn on a one to one basis.

We have collated local information to make your search easier. The content in the searchable table below includes training courses, one-off events as well as organisations that provide services by appointment.

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  • COPE Safety Management - A Range of Health & Safety, Construction & Specialist Training
    Health and Safety
    Boston
    Appointment
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    Boston Enterprise Centre

    Training / Event summary:

    Health and Safety Training: Basic Health and Safety, Fire Marshall, Emergency First Aid at Work 1 day course (HSE approved), First Aid at Work 3 day first aider courses (HSE approved), First Aid at Work 2 day refresher course (HSE approved), Forklift Truck Operator (novice) ITSSAR, Forklift Truck Operator (refresher) ITSSAR, MEWP and Scissor ITSSAR, IOSH Working Safely 1 day, IOSH Managing Safely 4 day, Managing Stress, Manual Handling,Manual Handling (train the trainer), Occupational Health Monitoring, Pallet Truck, Portable Appliance Testing (PAT), Practical Risk Assessment, Safe Work at Height, Safety Representatives, Safety Supervisors, Inspection and Use of Ladders.

    Construction Training: Banksman/Slinger, Construction (Design and Management), Construction Safety Awareness, LGV Shunter Driver (Novice), Safe Handling and Slinging, Safe Use of Tower Scaffolds, Safe Working in Confined Spaces, Scaffolding Safety Awareness, Use of Safety Harnesses, Wheeled Plant, Cat and Genny.

    Specialist Training: Accident Reporting, Recording and Investigation, Asbestos Awareness, COSHH, CE Marking and Machinery Safety, Electrical Safety, Harmonised Electrical Wiring Colours, Safe Use of Mounting of Abrasive Wheels on Pedestal, Bench Mounted and Portable Grinders.

    Telephone: 01205 367098

    Website: www.jwcope.co.uk

  • NBV - Get Ready for Business Seminar
    Startup
    Boston
    20/05/2014
    Free
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    Boston Enterprise Centre, Venture House, Enterprise Way, Endeavour Park, Boston, PE21 7TW

    Training / Event summary:

    This free seminar runs from 09:30 - 16:00

    If you are thinking of starting a business then this world class seminar is for you. It will give you the tools you need to take your business idea from the drawing board to the real world.

    You'll get expert advice, help and encouragement in areas such as:

    • Writing a good business plan
    • Sourcing finance
    • Managing cash flow
    • Meeting your legal obligations
    • Taxation and VAT
    • Marketing
    • Finding the right banking solutions

    You’ll find this seminar useful:

    • If you have a business idea and want to take it to the next step
    • If you want support to complete your business or marketing plans

    To book this seminar please call the telephone number below or visit the website.

    Telephone: 08448872568

    Website: www.nbv.co.uk/lincolnshire/

    Email: enquiries@nbv.co.uk

  • Networking Group - Horncastle & District
    Networking
    East Lindsey
    01/01/2020
    Free
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    Horncastle Area

    Website: www.horncastlenet.co.uk

    Email: info@horncastlenet.co.uk

  • Shield First Aid & Safety Training
    Health and Safety
    Grantham
    Appointment
    Please call for details
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    Autumn Business Park, Dysart Road, NG31 7EU

    Training / Event summary:

    Courses may be held at our site or the clients premises in;

    • Fire Safety
    • First aid
    • Manual Handling 
    • Others upon application

    Please view the newsletter via the website for information of available courses dates.

    Telephone: 08452579018

    Website: www.shieldfirstaid.co.uk

    Email: shieldfirstaid@live.co.uk

  • Workplace Coaching & Mentoring - Level 3
    People
    Grantham
    01/01/2020
    £1,440 incl VAT tbc
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    EM Centre for Learning, Litton House, Londonthorpe Lane, NG31 9SN

    Training / Event summary:

    9:30am - 4pm 

    email ilm@emdirect.co.uk to ask about a place on this course

    A part time course leading to a Level 3 Qualification in Coaching and Mentoring. The Level 3 Certificate in Workplace Coaching and Mentoring is designed to provide practising and potential team leaders and first line managers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform effectively as workplace coaches and mentors.

    Telephone: 01476 512788

    Website: www.emdirect.co,uk

    Email: enquiries@emdirect.co.uk

  • Boost your Business Awareness Session
    Professional Advice
    Leicester
    24/06/2014
    FREE
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    Uppingham Town Cricket Club, Leicester Road, LE15 9SP

    Training / Event summary:

    Tuesday 24th June | Uppingham Town Cricket Club, Leicester Road, LE15 9SP

    Boost your business online

    Do you want to understand how to benefit from superfast broadband?

    Are you looking to find out about the potential uses of the internet and how it can directly benefit your business? Then join us for this free awareness session: -

    08.30am Breakfast & Networking

    09.00am Welcome & Introductions

    09.15am Breakout sessions

    11.15am Close

    The power of the internet can transform the way we do business. This is particularly important, if a little difficult, in many rural communities where the benefits of connectivity have not been experienced to date. However, the planned introduction of Superfast Broadband into rural areas across the county from 2013 will change that.

    These awareness sessions will explore what the business opportunities and benefits of being connected to superfast broadband are. Benefits are:

    Allocated a named consultant

    1:1 meeting to identify the opportunities for your business

    1:1 specialist consultancy advice

    No techy jargon

    Focussed on business benefits

    Opportunity to attend future high quality and practical business focussed master classes /workshops including:

    - Selling over the internet

    - Integrating social media into your marketing plan

    - Improving processes to respond quicker and reduce waste

    - Making better use of field and office based staff

    To book your place onto this free awareness session please call the number below.

    Telephone: 0300 80 80 120

    Website: www.lincs-chamber.co.uk/eshop/business-events/boost-your-business-awareness-session-15.htm

    Email: Superfast
    @Lincs-Chamber.co.uk

  • 2 Day Workshop - Just Having a Website is Not Enough
    Marketing
    Lincoln
    07/05/2014
    FREE
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    BG Venues - Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln

    Training / Event summary:
    FREE 2 day workshops for eligible businesses 
    Wednesday 7th & Wednesday 14th May
    BG Venues - Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln | 8:45am – 4:00pm 

    Two Days of interactive workshops 
    Having a website is not enough in today’s marketplace, there are millions of sites out there, so how do you get noticed? 

    Creating a website is just the first step. The content must be relevant and current, it needs to engage visitors so that they want to return and make them feel a sense of belonging to your brand through your website. Only then, can you drive traffic to your website and reap rewards.

    This two day workshop will give you a full set of tools to take away and work, which will immediately make a difference to your sales and marketing.

    This two day workshop covers:

    Day 1:
    - How to get visitors to your site
    - How to get them to revisit regularly
    - How to engage every visitor, every time
    - How to track your visitors and site activity
    - Targeting your audience – What does it actually mean and how to do it
    - Getting your visitors to buy more
    - The different methods to get people to visit
    - Why having a marketing mix is so important.
     
    Day 2:
    - SEO – what is it, and what effect does it really have on your site – is it needed?
    - Easy ways to keep your site updated and be loved by the search engines
    - Integrating social media – what does this mean and how to do it to gain results
    - Video content and how to integrate it easily
    - Content is king, how to make sure you have the right content to engage with your visitors.    

    Who should attend:
    Anyone involved in the marketing of their organisation, especially if they are involved in driving visitors to a website, writing content and attaining sales. 

    Booking:
    To book please email marie.pritchett@lincs-chamber.co.uk or call 01522 846923
    Restrictions / other info:

    Lincoln City Businesses only

    Telephone: 01522 846923

    Website: www.lincs-chamber.co.uk/eshop/business-events/2-day-workshop-just-having-a-website-is-not-enough.htm

    Email: marie.pritchett
    @lincs-chamber.co.uk

  • First Aid at Work - 2 day refresher course
    Health and Safety
    Lincoln
    24/04/2014
    £95+VAT
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    The Limes Training Centre Deacon Road LN2 4JB

    Training / Event summary:

    This QA accredited course is a refresher for candidates that have already completed the initial First Aid at Work Course it runs for 2 days 24/25 April 2014 from 0930 - 1630

    To view the Course Syllabus please click on the website link below.

    Telephone: 01522531112

    Website: www.singleton-associates.org/training-courses/health-and-safety/

    Email: glenda
    @singleton-associates.org

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  • First Aid at Work - 2 day refresher course
    Health and Safety
    Lincoln
    22/05/2014
    £95+VAT
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    The Limes Training Centre Deacon Road LN2 4JB

    Training / Event summary:

    This QA accredited course is a refresher for candidates that have already completed the initial First Aid at Work Course it runs for 2 days 22/23 May 2014 from 0930 - 1630

    To view the Course Syllabus please click on the website link below.

    Telephone: 01522531112

    Website: www.singleton-associates.org/training-courses/health-and-safety/

    Email: glenda
    @singleton-associates.org

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  • Business Security Survey
    General
    Lincoln
    Appointment
    Free of Charge
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    Business locations in Lincolnshire

    Training / Event summary:

    Lincolnshire Police are pleased to announce a new Crime Reduction Officer with responsibility for business crime. If you are a new or existing business and would like a free security survey of your business premises or any other advice feel free to contact Alex Parkin via the contact details below.

    Telephone: 01522 558292

    Website: www.lincs.police.uk

    Email: alex.parkin
    @lincs.pnn.police.uk