About Bury

To the north of Greater Manchester, the Bury area is centred around the town of Bury, but also includes towns like Radcliffe and Prestwich. There’s lots of art and culture around Bury, as well as great shopping in Bury Market, high streets, and shopping centres. Bury also has plenty of green spaces filled with trails and footpaths to explore.

Bury is a bustling economic area, with a huge number of employers and businesses in the area. There’s also a wide variety of training providers you could study with. Explore everything that’s going on in Bury right here on GMACS.

Meet the top employers in Bury

See the biggest employers in Bury – 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 Bury

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

Bury College


Holy Cross College


Bury College


Holy Cross College


Which T Levels are available in Bury?

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

These are subject to change by the College.

See in demand jobs in Bury

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


  1. Teaching assistant
  2. Admin assistant
  3. Social worker
  4. Nurse
  5. Customer service

    Find careers events near you

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

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    Learn about the most in demand skills in Bury

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


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

      Discover local opportunities and support

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

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      Learn about Our Pass

      In Bury, 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.