Bury College
  • Bury College
    Woodbury Centre
    Market Street
    BL9 0BG
Bury College Employer Services are your experts in development for your workforce through Apprenticeships and Specialist Training.

Bury College's Employer Offer

Bury College is proud to work with employers to source fresh new talent to help their business and workforce thrive. Their dedicated educational experts and industry specialists are on hand to develop your staff and help grow your business. 

Whether you are looking to up skill your current workforce of your looking to inject some enthusiasm and innovative new ideas into your business with a new apprentice, Bury College is on hand every step of the way. 

Their Current Services Include

  • An extensive range of Apprenticeship opportunities. 
  • Work Experience placements including the 6 month fully funded 'Kickstart' scheme.
  • Online Distance Learning.
  • Fully-Funded short courses.
  • All the latest guidance and advice for access to free and subsidised training for your workforce. 

Tailored Apprenticeships to help your business with an incentive payment of up to £4000 per apprentice that you take on. 

Apprentices are a great addition to any business
as they're motivated to learn new skills. What makes it more attractive is that the government are currently incentivising employers to encourage them to take on apprentices by giving £3000 per apprentice and then an additional £1000 if you qualify the criteria that can be found on the Bury College website. 
Apprenticeships are a more productive and effective way to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce. You also have the control to adapt their training according to the needs of your business. 
Bury College continually review and enhance their available apprenticeship courses by demand by both employers and employees within our local industry. 

Bury college is currently running Apprenticeships in the following areas
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Childcare
  • Customer Services
  • Dental Nursing
  • Electrical Installation
  • Hairdressing
  • Health and Social Care
  • Management
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Team Leading
Apprenticeships will work up to 40 hours per week and will be expected to complete 20% off-the-job training, this may include college attendance and regular visits from qualified Bury College Learning and Skills Coaches. In the work place, an industry-based mentor will work alongside the apprentice, developing the professional practice needed to succeed in their chosen career.

The best achievement for the Apprentice is that they are motivated and working towards an invaluable qualification. 

To get more information on the Apprenticeship scheme please click here 


Fully Funded Short Courses

Bury College are offering a range of Level 3 qualifications and the great news once again is that these courses are fully flexible around their current commitments at work and are of no cost to the employer. 


The courses are a fantastic way to springboard your workforce into new skills or a higher level of education to assist them in their current role. It's also proven to be an excellent opportunity for businesses to equip employees with invaluable skills and knowledge to support recovery plans, as well as boost morale through investment in professional development. 

They would be expected to attend college once a month, have access to a remote learning tutor, as well as personalised one-to-one tuition from our dedicated and qualified Learning and Skills Coaches.


  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support (NCFE CACHE)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (NCFE CACHE)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing (City & Guilds)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management (City and Guilds)
  • Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator (NCFE CACHE)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (City & Guilds)


To learn more about any of these courses click here


Work Experience Placements.

Most would agree that there is nothing more valuable that work experience and Bury College can help with that. Could you inspire and shape a young person through their work experience? It helps young individuals to become more confident, develop their communication skills and helps to guide and shape their future career path. Bury College offer a great range of work experience placements for their students and they are fully flexible, ranging from 1 day to a week to help give them insight into the working world to help up skill their soft skills. 

Click here to find out more about how you can help in the Work Experience Scheme

6 month fully funded 'Kickstart' placements. 

The £2 billion Government Kickstart Scheme is creating hundreds of thousands of subsidised jobs to get young people back into work and support the UK's economic revival. 

  • Recruit fresh new talent and ideas into your business at zero cost.
  • Benefit from fully-subsidised job placements for 25 hours per-week, including associated employer National Insurance contributions and minimum automatic enrolment contributions.
  • Funding to cover the training and development needs of each young person placed.
  • Potential to secure the future workforce of your business.


The roles you are recruiting for must be a brand new role and any company can apply with the exception of sole traders - for further information please visit their page by clicking here


Fully Funded Online Distance Learning Courses

With these fully funded courses, students are able to study at a time that suits them with our wide range of online distance learning courses to choose from. Whether you are interested in progressing your workforce in their current job role our courses allow them to study around their current work and life commitments. Students will benefit from high quality advice and guidance from our expert assessors who will do all they can to support them in achieving their qualification.

Subjects are in the Business and Management and Health and Care sectors - click here to learn more 

Adult Courses

There are a wide range of Adult Courses available to help to up skill or advance knowledge in the following sectors. 

  • Access.
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Adult Courses
  • Art and Design
  • Beauty and Media Make up
  • Catering and Hospitality
  • Childcare
  • Computing and IT
  • Counselling
  • Customer Service
  • Hairdressing
  • Health and Social Care
  • Human Resources
  • Sport
  • Teaching Assistants

To get a full list of the available courses and associated costs please visit their site by clicking here


Bury College Apprenticeships and Training
Woodbury Centre
Market Street

For further information please call: 

0161 956 2371

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