40 in 40

As Trafford Council celebrates turning 40, Trafford College aims to place 40 Apprentices with companies who have never taken on an Apprentice before, to strengthen the local economy and provide new opportunities for the borough’s young people.

Trafford Council turns 40

Taking on an Apprentice brings real benefits to your business:

  • Attract new talent
  • Re-skill existing staff
  • Tackle skills shortages
  • Improve staff retention

Over 500 employers have already taken part in our Apprenticeship programmes and have improved their business as a direct result of the Apprenticeship Scheme.

“Taking on Apprentices has given us access to a young, enthusiastic workforce who can grow within our business.”

Nicky Lidbetter, Chief Officer, Self Help Services

We have a wide range of Apprenticeships available in sectors such as:

  • Business, Accountancy & Customer Service
  • Childcare & Health & Social care
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Services for Buildings
  • Facilities Services
  • Gas, Plumbing & Electrical
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Hospitality
  • IT & Computing
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Retail
  • Science & Pharmacy
  • Sport & Exercise
  • Warehousing

£1,500 Funding Available*

There is also funding available of £1,500 to all eligible businesses, which aims to assist employers new to Apprenticeships and those who have not been in a financial position within the last 12 months to commit to starting a new Apprentice.

Contact Us

To get involved and to find out how an Apprentice can benefit your business, please contact Trafford First on 0161 886 7461 or email Trafford.first@trafford.ac.uk

*Apprenticeship Grant for Employers of 16-24 year olds applies to enterprises with less than 1,000 employees who haven’t had an Apprentice within the last 12 months. Subject top terms and conditions, please call us on 0161 886 7070 for details.
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Trafford College is a leading provider of education and training in Greater Manchester. With a £50m investment in world-class facilities, an innovative approach to learning and exceptional links with some of the borough’s most significant employers, students are given a platform from which they can achieve their full potential.