Trafford

About Trafford

To the south east of Greater Manchester, Trafford includes the areas of Old Trafford, Altrincham, Sale, Urmston, and Stretford. Popular attractions include the Old Trafford football and cricket grounds, as well as the Trafford Centre and Imperial War Museum North. There are also nature reserves, such as Sale Water Park.

Trafford is a huge area, with lots of employers and training providers you could work for or study with. Get to know some of them here on GMACS.

Meet the top employers in Trafford

See the biggest employers in Trafford – 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 Trafford

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

Altrincham College

 

Altrincham Grammar School for Boys

 

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls

 

Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College

 

Sale Grammar School

 

Trafford College Group

 

The Dean Trust Ashton on Mersey School

 

Saint Ambrose College

 

Urmston Grammar Academy

 

Loreto Grammar School

 

Stretford Grammar School

 

Wellington School

 

Altrincham College

 

Altrincham Grammar School for Boys

 

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls

 

Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College

 

The Dean Trust Ashton on Mersey School

 

Loreto Grammar School

 

Sale Grammar School

 

Saint Ambrose College

 

Stretford Grammar School

 

Trafford College Group

 

Urmston Grammar Academy

 

Wellington School

 

See the top jobs in Trafford

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

 

  1. Customer service
  2. Admin assistant
  3. Account manager/sales rep
  4. Personal carer
  5. Nurse

                Find careers events near you

                Discover helpful and informative careers events in Trafford 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 Trafford

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

                 

                1. Customer service
                2. Sales
                3. Microsoft Office
                4. Teaching
                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 Trafford, 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.