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Work and Skills

Our ambition in Greater Manchester is to create an integrated employment and skills eco-system which has the individual and employer at its heart, and that better responds to the needs of residents and businesses and contributes to the growth and productivity of the Greater Manchester economy.

We want to see an employment and skills system in Greater Manchester where:

  • young people will leave the education system with the knowledge, skills, and attributes they need to succeed
  • working-age adults who are out of work or who have low levels of skills will have access to the support they need to enter and sustain employment
  • all adults have the chance to up-skill and progress in their careers

Here, you’ll find information about the various programmes and learning opportunities available to people living and working in Greater Manchester.