Manchester

About Manchester

To the south of the Greater Manchester area, the city of Manchester is also one of the districts itself. The city is of course home to a wide variety of shopping and retail areas including Spinningfields, the Northern Quarter, Piccadilly, and the city centre.

There are a huge number of jobs in the city centre, with a lot of retail and office space in use. The transport links make it a popular place to work. Find out more about the top jobs and employers in the Manchester area on this page.

Meet the top employers in Manchester

See the biggest employers in Manchester – 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 Manchester

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

Connell Coop College

 

Eden Boys College

 

Eden Girls College

 

The King David High School

 

Parrs Wood High School

 

Whalley Range 11-18 High School

 

Loreto Sixth Form College

 

The Manchester College

 

William Hulme’s Grammar School

 

Manchester Enterprise Academy

 

Trinity Church of England High School

 

Xaverian College

 

Connell Coop College

 

Eden Boys College

 

Eden Girls College

 

The King David High School

 

Loreto Sixth Form College

 

Manchester Enterprise Academy

 

Parrs Wood High School

 

The Manchester College

 

Trinity Church of England High School

 

Whalley Range 11-18 High School

 

William Hulme’s Grammar School

 

Xaverian College

 

See the top jobs in Manchester

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

 

  1. Software developer
  2. Admin assistant
  3. Account manager
  4. Project manager
  5. Lawyer

      Find careers events near you

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

      Reform Radio Course: Taster Session

      Reform Radio Course: Taster Session

      Date: 18/08/2022
      Length of session: 12:30pm - 2:30pm
      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 Manchester

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

       

      1. Customer service
      2. Sales
      3. Project management
      4. Microsoft Office
      5. Budget management

          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 Manchester, 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.