Stockport

About Stockport

To the south of Greater Manchester, the Stockport area includes the town of Stockport, as well as Cheadle, Bredbury and Marple. Stockport has lots of retail spaces to enjoy alongside several tourist destinations. There’s also plenty of countryside to enjoy with popular country parks and nature reserves.

Across Stockport, you can find a huge range of employers and training providers to help you kickstart your career. Find out more on this page.

Meet the top employers in Stockport

See the biggest employers in Stockport – 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 Stockport

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

Aquinas College

 

Cheadle College

 

Cheadle Hulme Sixth Form

 

Marple Sixth Form College

 

Stockport College

 

Trafford College

 

Aquinas College

 

Cheadle College

 

Cheadle Hulme Sixth Form

 

Marple Sixth Form College

 

Stockport College

 

Trafford College

 

Which T Levels are available in Stockport?

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

These are subject to change by the College.

See in demand jobs in Stockport

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

 

  1. Teaching Assistant
  2. Admin Assistant
  3. Customer Service
  4. Carer
  5. Nurse

            Find careers events near you

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

            Learn about the most in demand skills in Stockport

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

             

            1. Communication
            2. Customer Service
            3. Management
            4. Sales
            5. Teaching

                        Stockport Jobs Match

                        Stockport Jobs Match is a centralised resource hub that provides students and young people with information about jobs and employers, training courses and providers, career pathways and mentoring. It’s a special resource just for Stockport, so all the information is relevant to you.

                        From accessing part-time jobs during your studies to finding work experience placements or apprenticeships, our team can help you understand your options at 16+ and 18+ and connect you with the latest opportunities.

                        Discover local opportunities and support

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

                        NLTG (North Lancs Training Group)

                        NLTG (North Lancs Training Group)

                        NLTG (North Lancs Training Group) are one of the largest independent training providers in the country with over 50 years’ experience in workplace training. Their professional, friendly and knowledgeable staff are committed to offering quality training, advice and...

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                        Get Online Greater Manchester

                        Get Online Greater Manchester

                        Get Online Greater Manchester brings together all the support that's available to young people and other residents across Greater Manchester to help you get online. This includes digital skills support, support with assistive technology, as well as the possibility for...

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                        Learn about Our Pass

                        In Stockport, 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.