19 – 24 years

Develop your career and access new training options with GMACS. Research the top jobs and careers across Greater Manchester and see what opportunities are available.

Find out about Greater Manchester’s growth sectors

Across GM, there are specific areas of the job market that are growing quickly. Find out more about these areas as well as the top employers in each. You could also read about the key jobs in each sector and find out a bit about how you could start your career in these areas.

Learn about your training options

Even if you’ve started your career, it’s never too late to keep developing your skills. Find out more about your education and training options on these pages. Remember that your employer may be able to fund your skills development, or you could move to an apprenticeship program.

Develop your career with opportunities and support

Even if you’ve already started your career, there’s still plenty of opportunities and a range of support available to you in Greater Manchester that could help you boost your skills and gain valuable experience. Or, give back by volunteering with a local organisation.

Choices College

Choices College

Promoting employment opportunities for interns with learning difficulties/disabilities and/or Autism through a supported internship course. Introducing Choices College Choices College is a national Specialist Post-16 College providing a person-centred,...

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Apprenticeship Opportunities with LTSB

Apprenticeship Opportunities with LTSB

LTSB provide tailored programmes to prepare you for the world of work and make sure you’re ready to hit the ground running. Once you’ve completed one of their bootcamps they'll guide you through the interview process and work hard to place you in apprenticeships with...

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Skills for Life

Skills for Life

Skills for Life. It all starts with skills. The Government have launched their Skills for Life service, packed full of information on training options and careers ideas, as well as details on where else you can go to get help with your career. If you're thinking about...

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Discover careers events

Just because you’ve made some choices about your career, it doesn’t mean there’s nothing else open to you. Find out about careers and work events in your area – something you see might just spark your next career move.

National Apprenticeship and Education Event – North

National Apprenticeship and Education Event – North

Date: 19/03/2024
Time: 9:30am-3pm
Suitable for: Y10+

The National Apprenticeship & Education Event – North in Manchester is the perfect event for school and college students from year 10+ as well as young adults to find out more about apprenticeships at all levels as well as the educational pathways available to them.

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Get more advice and support from our blog

We’ve asked young people just like you to contribute to our blog, telling their careers stories and sharing advice and tips on their journeys. We’ve also got some resources from careers and employment experts.

Career Pathways with Greater Manchester Police

Career Pathways with Greater Manchester Police

Meet Your Future: National Careers Week 2023 Careers in the Public Sector Career Pathways with Greater Manchester Police National Careers Week in 2023 was all about careers in the public sector. In these Meet Your Future sessions, we met people working in the public...

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Read success stories from real people

We’ve also got some success stories from real people about their experiences in the workplace. They talk about how they got where they are, and what they like and dislike about it. So you can find out about their experiences and see if you think it could be an option for you.