Get connected.
Stay well.
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Live your life.

Greater Manchester Apprenticeship & Careers Service

We want to help you live your best life in Greater Manchester.

The young people of Greater Manchester have told us what's important to them: getting connected, staying well, knowing what help they can get to achieve their goals, and getting a fair chance in life whatever their background is. We're here to help you with the important stuff.

Do you know what your options are?

When you're faced with big choices in life - like what comes next after school, or choosing between employment, training and university - it's good to know your options. There's more than one route you can take to where you want to be.

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Reducing economic inequalities

Your background and current situation should never be a barrier to getting a fair chance in life. See how to get access to equal opportunities in Greater Manchester so you can live your life in a way that works for you.

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We all need to get connected.

Not everyone can afford work travel costs or the latest mobile phone. But we all need to get connected... to our goals, to the places we need to be, and to the people in our lives. These tips and resources can help.

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Let's talk about staying well.

Maybe you're fine. Maybe you're looking for ways to top up your wellbeing. Maybe you're struggling. If you feel like you could do with some extra help with staying well, these resources are for you.

Staying well Latest Opportunities

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NCS (National Citizen Service)

Want to make this summer one you’ll never forget? Register for NCS today and get ready to meet a bunch of new mates, learn life lessons, skills and hacks, get your voice out there, and push yourself to new the best way possible!

The Outward Bound Trust / Serious Adventure (13-19 years)

The Outward Bound Trust is an educational charity that helps young people believe in themselves through learning and adventures in the wild.

The Outward Bound Trust / Serious Adventure (15-19 years)

The Outward Bound Trust challenges young people to change their perspective.

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These resources can help...

  • Build your career plan
  • Find an apprenticeship in Greater Manchester
  • Education and training
  • Activities
  • Youth Voice
Our Pass

Our Pass

Are you aged 16-18? Get free bus travel across Greater Manchester on the local bus network, half price selected Metrolink tickets, and discounts on various events with Our Pass.

Sign up for Our Pass

Greater Manchester Youth Combined Authority

Greater Manchester Youth Combined Authority

Want to help tackle key issues for young people in Greater Manchester? If you’re aged 11-18 (or up to 25 with additional needs), why not join a Working Group and help bring projects to life? Working Groups meet monthly in Manchester city centre

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Are you an employer?

Find out how your business could be more involved.

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In partnership with

  • Bridge
  • Our pass
  • Mayor
  • See different
  • Greater Manchester Doing Things Differently

Are you a school looking for more information on GMACS ?

See how GMACS can help deliver your careers programme and benefit your school and students.

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