Salford

About Salford

The Salford area includes the city of Salford itself, as well as the towns of Salford, Eccles, Swinton, Pendlebury, Walkden and Irlam. Cultural icons within the area include Ordsall Hall and Salford Lads’ Club, as well as the Quays which features the Lowry, Imperial War Museum North and MediaCityUK. There are also plenty of parks and open spaces across the area.

Salford is an extremely popular destination for businesses across a range of sectors. Find out more about all these employers, and local training providers, here on GMACS.

Meet the top employers in Salford

See the biggest employers in Salford – 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 Salford

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

City Skills

 

Eccles Sixth Form College

 

Future Skills at MediaCityUK

 

Pendleton Sixth Form College

 

UTC at MediaCityUK

 

Worsley College

 

City Skills

 

Eccles Sixth Form College

 

Future Skills at MediaCityUK

 

Pendleton Sixth Form College

 

UTC at MediaCityUK

 

Worsley College

 

See the top jobs in Salford

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

 

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

          Find careers events near you

          Discover helpful and informative careers events in Salford 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 Salford

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

           

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

                    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 Salford, 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.