Trafford College

Official feed for Trafford College. Visit our website to find out more about our courses and campus.

We provide further education opportunities through A Levels, vocational and technical courses as well as adult education, apprenticeships, T Levels and higher education provision.

Operating as usual


๐Ÿ“†Have you checked the UCAS deadline?...

The deadline for the majority of courses is 31st January 2024, but if you are applying through college, the deadline may be earlier.

So it is best to check with your teacher to make sure! โœ…

You can gain further information via the UCAS website!


๐Ÿ‘€ We had a sneak peek in the Level 4 Advanced Aesthetics room!...

Our very talented students were performing laser hair removal, and don't worry, we had our PPE on too! ๐Ÿ•ถ๏ธ

Enhance Salon and Spa


๐Ÿ˜ƒ Want to get into teaching?!โ€ฆ Why not enrol in a Level 3 Award in Education and Training at Trafford College!

This introductory, knowledge-based teaching qualification has no minimum teaching practice requirement. Therefore, it may be undertaken by individuals who are not in a teaching role.

๐Ÿ’กCompleting this course could lead you to become a Teacher or Educator, Trainer, Corporate Trainer, or Curriculum Developer!

๐Ÿ“† Places are available for a January start, so apply today! - Head over to our website to apply online or contact the team for a chat!


๐ŸŒUnlock endless opportunities with our globally recognised HR qualification!

Tailored for both newcomers and aspiring HR professionals, as well as seasoned HR personnel, administrators, and Line Managers seeking a comprehensive grasp of essential knowledge and skills for effective HR management. โœจ

๐Ÿ”‘Key points...
* Flexible online delivery
* One to one tutorials for exam success!
* Multiple starts dates from February 2024
* Outstanding success rates for over 10 years
* Tutor with over 25 years procurement experience
* Ofsted rated 'Good Provider'
* Places available now for 2024!

๐Ÿ”’Secure your spot for the February 2024 โ€”limited places available! - Head over to our website for further information or contact the team via the details below...
๐Ÿ“ง [email protected]
โ˜Ž๏ธ0161 886 7070


๐Ÿฝ๏ธFree breakfast is available for students until February half term!...

Get down to the canteen between 8-8.45 am for either toast or porridge and a hot drink or bottled water! โ˜•


๐Ÿ“ฃT Levels are set to become one of the most popular qualification choices post-GCSE!

๐Ÿคฉ The structure of a T Level will allow you to learn from both our experienced tutors at The Trafford and Stockport College Group in the classroom and also gain on-the-job skills and knowledge during your 45-day industry placement!

To find out more about how you can become a T Level student, or if you are an employer who could offer a place, head over to our website!


โ„๏ธ Show us your snow pics!...

Has is it been snowing where you are? Show us your snowy pics in the comments!


๐Ÿ Treat yourself in this cold weather!

๐Ÿ“† Our is back open this week and we have availability for Thursday & Friday lunchtime 12pm!

๐Ÿคฉ Come and enjoy a 3 course meal for just ยฃ16, prepared and served by our hospitality and catering students, supporting the next generation of hospitality โœจ

DM to enquire or make a reservation by emailing...
๐Ÿ“ง[email protected]


โ›„ We are open today as normal...

Wrap up, keep warm and take extra care when travelling!


๐Ÿ“ฃ We have a wide selection of Higher Education, Access to Higher Education, and Adult Courses to enhance your skills and knowledge.

We have places available for January 2024 start dates!

๐Ÿ“† Enrolment is Thursday 11th January at both our Altrincham and Stockport campuses 4.30-7 pm, no need to register to come on down!

If you are unable to make the event, don't worry!... You can apply after this date via our website ๐Ÿ˜€

For Adult courses which are based at our Cheadle campus, enrolment will be at Stockport College.


Tag someone who needs to hear this!...

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“Do you know someone who needs a little nudge? Or are you thinking of beginning an adult course or Higher Education?

๐Ÿ“†Our next enrolment for HE and Adult Courses is this Thursday 11th January 4.30-7 pm!

No need to register, just come on down and start your journey with us!


Come along to our next HE and Adult Course Enrolment & Open Event on Thursday 11th January 4.30-7 pm!

If youโ€™ve already chosen a course, this is a great opportunity to come along and...

๐Ÿ“Explore our Campus and find out more about the range of courses we offer.

๐Ÿ“Chat to teachers, who can answer all your questions about our courses.

๐Ÿ“Find out more about what we offer as a learning community, meet with teachers.


โš’๏ธ Engineer your future at our Stretford campus!... Our dedicated faculty, comprised of experienced professionals, will guide you through the latest industry trends, technological advancements, and sustainable practices.

You will also develop essential skills in problem-solving, project management, and teamwork, all of which are highly valued by employers in the field.

For further information, visit out website (link in bio) or contact our team using the details below...

โ˜Ž๏ธ0161 886 7070
๐Ÿ“ง[email protected]


๐Ÿ˜Ž Hello 2024... We are back from our break today and we look forward to seeing you all!


๐ŸŽ‰ Happy New Year from everyone here at Trafford College!

We look forward to seeing you all back at college on Monday 8th January 2024.



๐ŸŽ„Hey everyone, it's that festive time of year when we're taking a Christmas break!

Wishing you all an amazing time away, and we can't wait to hear all the stories when we're back! โœจ


๐Ÿ˜€ He's behind you!... Oh no, he isn't! Our Level 3 Media Make-up students here at Trafford College had lots of fun creating these panto looks this week!


๐Ÿ’กAre you an aspiring HR professional? - Our Level 3 Certificate in People Practice provides all the training you need to begin your journey into the world of HR!

This course would also benefit those currently working within HR and wish to obtain a further understanding into the field.

This course begins in February 2024 so apply now to avoid disappointment!

To find out more head to our website or contact the team using the details below...


โ˜Ž๏ธ 0161 886 7070
๐Ÿ“ง[email protected]


๐Ÿ˜ That naughty elf has been up to his tricks again!...

๐Ÿ’… This time, he has wrapped up our reception desk at Enhance Salon and Spa on campus here at Trafford College!

What will he do next?!

Enhance Salon and Spa


๐Ÿ“ฃ Get your work out there!... As part of Literacy Week, we were privileged to have Martin Elder as a guest author for our students. He spoke about how it's never too late to share your work and become a writer or a poet.

๐Ÿ™‚ Our students learned from Martin all about how poetry has evolved throughout history, from picture form in caves to the spoken word and eventually into written works and plays.

๐Ÿ“• He has now written a book titled 'Rewind Replay.' Thank you for coming in and inspiring our students and staff, Martin!


๐Ÿ”ง We are extremely proud to be working with Autotech Recruit to help our Level 3 Motor Vehicle students get a foot on the employment ladder.

โœ… Autotech works with colleges and employers to manage the administration and interview process for newly qualified students. Keep an eye out for updates on their journeys!


โ›„ There's no business like snow business!... Our naughty elf is up to mischief again here at Trafford College.

๐Ÿคญ He is trying to entice our hair and beauty students into a snowball fight!

Photos from BagThing's post 07/12/2023

Wow... Some amazing work here from our Illustration and Art & Design students with BagThing

Well done Libby!


๐Ÿ“ฃ Jowad Safi began his journey with Trafford College where he studied Business. The team here supported him through his course and helped him to achieve a place on a Degree Apprenticeship.

โœ… He was able to complete this while working at Asda, where he could apply his learning in a professional environment!

Photos from Trafford College's post 04/12/2023

๐Ÿง™ Our mischievous elf paid a visit to Harry Potter World alongside our Media Make-up and Hairdressing students.

๐Ÿ‘€ As you can see, he had a great time! Keep an eye on our socials for more elf antics!


๐ŸŽ„โœจDecking the halls with festive cheer!...

We are in full mode as we head into ! - Let us know in the comments if you can spot our security guard's office, who hasn't quite gotten into the spirit of yet?! ๐Ÿคฃ


๐Ÿ‘ŸTAKE THE NEXT STEP WITH TRAFFORD COLLEGE!... Are you considering a career change? Would you like to take the next step up your current career ladder? Or are you looking for a new hobby and a great way to meet new friends? ๐Ÿค

โœ…If the answer to any of those questions is MAYBE or YES, then you NEED to head over to our website and click "Adult Learners" then "January 2024 Adult Courses"

You can also contact the team on the following...
โ˜Ž๏ธ 0161 886 7070
๐Ÿ“ง [email protected]


๐Ÿซถ Our Adult Community Course students have completed the Introduction to Sign Language! They are now on their way to begin the Level 1 in British Sign Language, which starts in January!... Well done guys!

๐Ÿ’ก If you would like to register for this course or would like further information, please contact the team using the following details...

๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Email: [email protected]
โ˜Ž๏ธ Call: 0161 886 7047

๐Ÿ’ก Our next start dates for this course are...
* Intro to British Sign Language, Stretford: 22/01/2024
* Intro to British Sign Language, Altrincham: 24/01/2024
* Level 1 British Sign Language, Stockport 16/01/2024
* Intro to British Sign Language, Stockport 23/01/2024

๐Ÿ“We also have enrolment days for this course as follows...

Wednesday 13th December at Altrincham - 13:00-18:30
Thursday 14th December at Stretford - 13:00-18:30
Monday 11th December at Cheadle - 13:00-18:30
Tuesday 12th December at Stockport - 13:00-18:30

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โญ And that's a wrap, guys!... What an amazing final day of World Skills UK. We had a demo from Sharron Ball, who created...
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Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 4pm
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