Get Paid, Get Trained, Get Qualified

If you like the idea of earning money while gaining qualifications, an Apprenticeship could be for you!

At Trafford College, we can support you every step of the way. From helping you to find that perfect apprenticeship through to visiting you in the workplace once you have started, our many years of experience in delivering apprenticeships will make sure you get the most from your opportunity.

We work with leading employers across Manchester and Cheshire to deliver specialist training programmes that are tailored to meet your individual needs. You will gain on-the-job experience and develop the theoretical knowledge to ensure you have the right skills to get ahead with your career.

The Trafford College Apprenticeship Service, along with with our friendly and helpful Trafford First recruitment team can help you search for a job. In addition we will give you vital CV writing support, and will provide you with the skills needed to help you complete application forms and approach potential employers.

Our dedicated Apprenticeship Team will help you search our current vacancies, or help you source your placement.

Step 1: Apply

You can apply for an Apprenticeship via the National Apprenticeship Service (complete as fully as possible, with lots of detail), if you would like support to help you apply, contact our Trafford First Recruitment team on 0161 886 7461 or email

Step 2: Response

When we have received your application we will ring you, if successful, and submit your application to the employer. This is your opportunity to discover more about apprenticeships and how we find you an employer (if you have not already secured employment).

Step 3: Finding Employment

Following a successful interview you will be conditionally accepted onto an Apprenticeship.

Step 4: Start Your Apprenticeship

When you have employment, we will confirm your place on the Apprenticeship programme with Trafford College and your employer.

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Contact Us

For more information about Apprenticeships with Trafford College, and our vacancy matching service at Trafford First, please contact us on 0161 886 7461, or email
Download our Apprenticeship Guide
Apprenticeship Brochure