19 – 24 years

Develop your career and access new training options with GMACS. Research the top jobs and careers across Greater Manchester and see what opportunities are available.

Find out about Greater Manchester’s growth sectors

Across GM, there are specific areas of the job market that are growing quickly. Find out more about these areas as well as the top employers in each. You could also read about the key jobs in each sector and find out a bit about how you could start your career in these areas.

Learn about your training options

Even if you’ve started your career, it’s never too late to keep developing your skills. Find out more about your education and training options on these pages. Remember that your employer may be able to fund your skills development, or you could move to an apprenticeship program.

Develop your career with opportunities and support

Even if you’ve already started your career, there’s still plenty of opportunities and a range of support available to you in Greater Manchester that could help you boost your skills and gain valuable experience. Or, give back by volunteering with a local organisation.

Gov.UK Job Help

Gov.UK Job Help

Support to help you get job ready and find work. The Gov.UK Job Help pages have info on a range of topics to help you get work ready. The website has info on writing a CV, interviewing, finding training and learning opportunities and much more. Explore the full...

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National Youth Voice Census 2024

National Youth Voice Census 2024

Share your voice. Help change the future. The largest Youth Voice survey is open and ready to hear your views and experiences of being a young person in the UK. This is your chance to share how you feel about where you live, work, study. What is really working for you...

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Tameside Futures

Tameside Futures

Tameside Futures is here to support you, if you live in Tameside, are aged 16-18* and not in Education, Employment or Training. Every young person taking part in the initiative will get dedicated support from a coach who will take time to talk to you and understand...

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Discover careers events

Just because you’ve made some choices about your career, it doesn’t mean there’s nothing else open to you. Find out about careers and work events in your area – something you see might just spark your next career move.

Careers for the Environment Virtual Careers Event

Careers for the Environment Virtual Careers Event

Date: 05/06/2024
Time: 1:30pm-2:30pm
Suitable for: Students interested in careers for the environment

Founders4Schools is hosting a virtual careers event where students will gain insight into careers which help nurture the environment.

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Get more advice and support from our blog

We’ve asked young people just like you to contribute to our blog, telling their careers stories and sharing advice and tips on their journeys. We’ve also got some resources from careers and employment experts.

Your Introduction to Careers in Project Management

Your Introduction to Careers in Project Management

In this article, which has been written by colleagues from MIGSO-PCUBED, a project management consultancy, you can learn more about the skills of becoming a project manager and where it can take you in your career as well as hear from current apprentices starting...

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Your Career Journey with Transport for Greater Manchester

Your Career Journey with Transport for Greater Manchester

Meet Your Future: National Careers Week 2023 Careers in the Public Sector Your Career Journey with Transport for Greater Manchester The Meet Your Future series is all about introducing you to potential careers in Greater Manchester that you might not have seen before....

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Career Pathways with Greater Manchester Police

Career Pathways with Greater Manchester Police

Meet Your Future: National Careers Week 2023 Careers in the Public Sector Career Pathways with Greater Manchester Police National Careers Week in 2023 was all about careers in the public sector. In these Meet Your Future sessions, we met people working in the public...

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Read success stories from real people

We’ve also got some success stories from real people about their experiences in the workplace. They talk about how they got where they are, and what they like and dislike about it. So you can find out about their experiences and see if you think it could be an option for you.