Adult Courses

If you’re looking for courses in Manchester, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking to brush up on skills you already have, or you want to take your first steps in to something new - our training courses are the ideal starting point.
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Why choose us?

Multi-purpose GM SkillCentre

The Greater Manchester SkillCentre is a purpose built, state-of-the-art training facility, specifically built for training the next generation of apprentices and trainees.

Industry-experienced tutors

All of our tutors are highly qualified and experienced - meaning our learners are able to get the very best out of their training.

Free minibus service

We offer a free minibus service to our SkillCentre, with pick up points all around Greater Manchester as well as free car parking and a secure bike rack.

Advice and guidance

We can offer advice and guidance to help you with your career goals.
What we offer

Construction courses

We have a range of construction courses available for adults - painting and decorating, plastering, site carpentry, tiling and CSCS card.

Higher Education

We offer degree courses in business and management, early years and childhood studies, healthcare and education. We also have teaching qualifications and Access to Higher Education Diplomas.

Skills for Care

This programme is ideal for people who may have been out of work for a while and are looking to gain the confidence needed to take their first steps.


We offer a wide-range of apprenticeships in the following industries: accounting and finance, automotive, business and professional, construction, engineering and manufacturing, health, care and education and IT and digital.
Who can apply?

Our construction courses are free for anyone 19+ and in receipt of an out-of-work benefit.

How long do they take to complete?

They take 3 to 6 months to complete and you will be in training between 3 and 5 days a week.

How do I apply?

You can apply online here or you can call our friendly team on 0161 233 2656.

Where do I train?

All of our construction courses for adults are at our Greater Manchester SkillCentre in Trafford Park.

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If you'd like to apply for one of our courses or if you'd like to talk to someone about your options, contact one of the team today.