On the north western side of Greater Manchester, Bolton is a friendly town full of character. There’s lots of industrial heritage on show with canals and railways, as well as tons of beautiful countryside. The Bolton area covers the town of Bolton but also a wider area including Farnworth and Kearsley.
Bolton is a busy area with lots of employers, schools, colleges, and other training providers. Explore some of the top businesses and training options on this page.
Learn about training providers in Bolton
See some of the training providers you could study with in Bolton. Why not explore what courses they offer to see what’s available in your area?
See the top jobs in Bolton
This quick list shows the top occupations across Bolton. Do any of these sound like something you’d like to do?
- Admin assistant
- Teaching assistant
- Customer service
- Personal carer
Find careers events near you
Discover helpful and informative careers events in Bolton and the nearby areas.
Learn about the top skills in Bolton
These skills are the top 5 required skills across Bolton. You might already have some of these or could start a course to boost your skillset.
- Customer service
- Microsoft Office
Discover local opportunities and support
See some opportunities to get work experience or brush up on your skills here on GMACS.
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...
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...
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...
Learn about Our Pass
In Bolton, 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.