Manchester

About Manchester

To the south of the Greater Manchester area, the city of Manchester is also one of the districts itself. The city is of course home to a wide variety of shopping and retail areas including Spinningfields, the Northern Quarter, Piccadilly, and the city centre.

There are a huge number of jobs in the city centre, with a lot of retail and office space in use. The transport links make it a popular place to work. Find out more about the top jobs and employers in the Manchester area on this page.

Meet the top employers in Manchester

See the biggest employers in Manchester – 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 Manchester

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

Connell Coop College

 

Disdbury Sixth Form

 

Eden Boys College

 

Eden Girls College

 

Manchester Enterprise Academy

 

The Manchester College

 

The King David High School

 

Parrs Wood High School

 

Whalley Range 11-18 High School

 

Loreto Sixth Form College

 

Trinity Church of England High School

 

William Hulme’s Grammar School

 

Xaverian College

 

Connell Coop College

 

Eden Boys College

 

Eden Girls College

 

The King David High School

 

Loreto Sixth Form College

 

Manchester Enterprise Academy

 

Parrs Wood High School

 

The Manchester College

 

Trinity Church of England High School

 

Whalley Range 11-18 High School

 

William Hulme’s Grammar School

 

Xaverian College

 

Which T Levels are available in Manchester?

The following T Levels are available at Manchester College to start in September 2024:

These are subject to change by the College.

The following T Levels are available at Whalley Range High School to start in September 2024:

These are subject to change by the School.

See in demand jobs in Manchester

This quick list shows the most in demand occupations across Manchester. Do any of these sound like something you’d like to do?

 

  1. Software developer
  2. Admin assistant
  3. Lawyer
  4. Project manager
  5. Salesperson

      Find careers events near you

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

      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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      Learn about the most in demand skills in Manchester

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

       

      1. Communication
      2. Management
      3. Customer Service
      4. Sales
      5. Attention to Detail

          Discover local opportunities and support

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

          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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          National Saturday Clubs Across Greater Manchester

          National Saturday Clubs Across Greater Manchester

          Young people across the country are spending Saturday mornings at their local university, college or museum discovering subjects they love. Saturday Clubs are open to 13–16-year-olds of all abilities and are free to attend. Joining a National Saturday Club is a unique...

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          Step Into Care: A Pathway into Social Care Employment

          Step Into Care: A Pathway into Social Care Employment

          Are you interested in working in social care? If you are caring and compassionate, have good communication skills and looking for a new opportunity, then get in touch today! Step Into Care are looking for people with the right values and transferable skills to begin...

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          Learn about Our Pass

          In Manchester, 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.