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Trafford College for business
Your tailored business solution
Trafford College for business
Your tailored business solution

If you want to give your business the competitive edge, then why not talk to the Business Training Team at Trafford College? Our specialist training service works in partnership with businesses to offer bespoke training packages, apprenticeship programmes, and recruitment schemes to provide employers with a more motivated and dedicated workforce.

We have experience working with a wide range of organisations, both large and small, and offer business solutions in a variety of industry sectors. Our proven track record in increasing turnover and improving staff motivation and retention means that we know how provide the perfect solution to meet your business objectives.

As one of the leading training provider in the North West and with National Skills Status in two industry sectors (financial services and hospitality), you can be assured our industry professionals will provide your staff with world class skills to help you get the most out of your business.

Got a question? Email or telephone 0161 886 7461.

We offer:


Hire an Apprentice

More businesses than ever are benefiting from employing an apprentice with Trafford College who they can train and develop alongside the vision and values of their organisation.

Our bespoke apprenticeship programmes are developed in partnership with you to train new and existing staff. Employers may
also be eligible to apply for an incentive to help cover some of the training costs.

Our Recruitment Service

If you have a vacancy, or would like to train your existing staff, why not see how START, the college’s recruitment service can help?

Mentoring programmes

Trafford College offer a work-based mentoring programme designed to support employees in becoming a mentor and equip them with the skills to help new employees settle into the workplace. Support is offered in a range of areas including confidence building, team working, mentoring and coaching skills, and leadership skills to name a few. Businesses who have adopted the mentoring programme have seen increases in staff motivation and retention, business profitability, efficiency and flexibility within their organisation.For more information about the mentoring project please contact the Trafford College Business Training department on 0161 886 7461 or email

Professional development

Our professional development programmes are ideal for those who would like to work towards the suitable qualifications to aid career progression. As businesses are growing increasingly competitive, employers can benefit in supporting their staff on personal development programmes to ensure they have a better qualified and more experience workforce. Our higher level qualifications cover a broad spectrum of industry areas including:

Business & Accountancy
Construction & Building Services
Creative Arts & Media
Hairdressing, Beauty & Spa Therapies
Health, Care & Early Years
IT & Computing

To find out more about our HE courses, visit our HE section or contact us on 0161 886 7461 / email

Business training packages

Training to meet your needs

Every business is unique. This is why here at Trafford College we work with you to ensure our training solutions are matched to your organisational strategies and objectives. We understand that your business needs to be responsive to change; this is why all our training packages are designed to be flexible and adaptable to meet these challenges.

Whatever the needs of your organisation, we will tailor our training in a way which will help you maximise the impact and effectiveness of your business operations with minimal disruption. It is also important that you are getting the best value from your investment, which is why we will measure the impact of the training, from staff retention and motivation, to the productivity and the bottom line of your business.

Our business training packages cover a range of industry sectors including:

Join our Business Club

Our FREE Business Club aims to provide your business with a variety of benefits and opportunities, to help you achieve your goals. Whether you are starting your own business, looking to train your staff or want to improve your overall business performance, the Business Club offers the perfect amount of support.

Visit the business club page for more information.

Commercial training courses

Enhance your business with our specialist staff training programmes designed to improve the skills within your company, and present your employees with the qualifications to perform to a higher standard.

  • Promote a positive image to your customers
  • Maximise your business output
  • Increase your staff productivity

See our current commercial training courses.

To find out more about Business Training at Trafford College call 0161 886 7461 or email

Business Training Brochure
Download our Business Training brochure
    Apprenticeship Levy

    The Apprenticeship Levy was introduced in April 2017 and is designed to support companies in creating and funding of three million Apprenticeship starts by 2020.


    Trafford College
    (Altrincham Campus)

    Manchester Road
    West Timperley
    WA14 5PQ

    0161 886 7070
    The Centre for Science and Technology
    Trafford College
    Talbot Road
    M32 0XH

    0161 886 7070
    ACS Centre
    (Gas safe registration)
    Trafford College
    Talbot Road
    M32 0XH

    0161 886 7106
    The Skills Shop
    intu Trafford Centre
    M17 8AA

    0161 747 4674

    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 UK’s most significant employers, students are given a platform from which they can achieve their full potential.