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

 

See the top jobs in Stockport

This quick list shows the top occupations across Stockport. 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 Stockport 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 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. 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 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.