Bolton

About Bolton

On the north western side of Greater Manchester, Bolton is a friendly town full of character. There’s lots of industrial heritage on show with canals and railways, as well as tons of beautiful countryside. The Bolton area covers the town of Bolton but also a wider area including Farnworth and Kearsley.

Bolton is a busy area with lots of employers, schools, colleges, and other training providers. Explore some of the top businesses and training options on this page.

Meet the top employers in Bolton

See the biggest employers in Bolton – just click through to see their jobs pages. Getting to know these employers could inspire you about your future career or help you to make decisions about what to study.

Learn about training providers in Bolton

See some of the training providers you could study with in Bolton. Why not explore what courses they offer to see what’s available in your area?

Bolton Sixth Form

 

Bolton College

 

Canon Slade

 

Eden Boys

 

Turton

 

Rivington and Blackrod

 

University Collegiate School

 

Thornleigh

 

Bolton Sixth Form

 

Bolton College

 

Canon Slade

 

Eden Boys

 

Rivington and Blackrod

 

Thornleigh

 

Turton

 

University Collegiate School

 

See the top jobs in Bolton

This quick list shows the top occupations across Bolton. Do any of these sound like something you’d like to do?

 

  1. Admin assistant
  2. Nurse
  3. Teaching assistant
  4. Customer service
  5. Personal carer

Find careers events near you

Discover helpful and informative careers events in Bolton and the nearby areas.

Reform Radio Course: Taster Session

Reform Radio Course: Taster Session

Date: 18/08/2022
Length of session:
Suitable for: Those aged 19-30 & unemployed

If you are aged 19-30 and based near Manchester city centre, head down to Reform on August 18th between 12:30 – 2:30 PM for a taster day.
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Learn about the top skills in Bolton

These skills are the top 5 required skills across Bolton. You might already have some of these or could start a course to boost your skillset.

 

  1. Customer service
  2. Teaching
  3. Sales
  4. Microsoft Office
  5. Accounting

Discover local opportunities and support

See some opportunities to get work experience or brush up on your skills here on GMACS.

Preparing For Your Future Free Online Course

Preparing For Your Future Free Online Course

The Preparing For Your Future course is a free online course aimed at those aged between 14 and 16. It’s designed to help you build skills and careers confidence. This totally free online programme has 5 different courses for you to complete. All about you You, your...

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Journey To Work Free Online Course

Journey To Work Free Online Course

The Young Professional Journey to Work virtual learning programme is a free learning tool for young people aged 17-19. Developed by Youth Employment UK, this free online course helps you build skills and careers confidence. There are 8 free modules that you can do at...

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Reform Radio Course

Reform Radio Course

This course will see you learn the ins and outs of what it means to be part of a Radio Production team. Throughout the two weeks, you will alternate between presenter and producer roles, developing skills in music software, script writing and public speaking, as well...

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Learn about Our Pass

In Bolton, aged 16-18 and looking for a cheap way to get around? Our Pass gets you free bus travel, discounted metro tickets and access to exclusive discounts.