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How to Apply

Making the right choice for you

Where do you see yourself in five years? What do you want to become? What is your dream job? With a combination of course experts, career advisors and our schools liaison team we’re fully equipped to help you figure out what course is right for you when applying to Trafford College. To give you a push in the right direction you can find advice on this page. 

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Career Advice & Guidance

No matter the course you’ve decided to study at Trafford College, you will be supported in gaining work experience to help you develop essential employability skills, such as networking, communication, organisation and creative problem solving.  If you need any career advice or support on how to apply before completing your application, please get in touch with our Advice and Guidance team 0161 886 7070. They’re ready and waiting to help.

Before Starting at Trafford College;

  • Access to impartial careers information, advice and guidance through a fully qualified careers adviser.
  • Course information sessions at open days and interview events that outlines career progression options.
  • Discover how we will support you throughout your time with us here at Trafford in our Supporting You section. 

At Trafford College we offer a wide range of courses in Greater Manchester to suit you, with vocational and technical courses, A Levels, T Levels and apprenticeships to choose from. Find out more information about our specific departments and courses on offer below:

A Levels & GCSE programme

Creative Arts

Business, Law & Accounting


Building Services

Electrical Installation


Foundation Learning & ESOL

Gas & Plumbing

Hair & Beauty

Health & Social Care

Horse & Animal Care

Hospitality & Catering

Motor Vehicle


Sport & Uniformed Services

Tourism & Aviation