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Welcome to Trafford College


About us

Make it happen with Trafford College!

Trafford’s £50 million super College now offers even more courses, fantastic facilities, good success rates, with the support you need to succeed. 
 
College is a fantastic choice if you want to learn in an independent environment. But don’t worry, you won’t be asked to cope on your own. When you apply to College, you will be teamed up with a personal tutor who will help support you throughout your student life. With regular one to one tutorials, progress reports and target setting, your personal tutor is on hand to help you achieve your goals. 
 
At College you have the freedom to make your own choices and be independent. With no uniform, more free time, state-of-the art facilities and a wide range of sports and social clubs, why not choose to make the most out of College life? 
 
Whether you have a flair for flavour, a passion for IT, or enjoy getting your hands dirty with motor mechanics, we have something for everyone.

How to apply

You can apply for courses at Trafford College through UCAS Progress. Add courses to your favourites to apply to this provider.

Last updated date: 02 April 2015
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Key information

Venues

  • A: Altrincham Centre
    • Address:
    • Altrincham Centre
    • Manchester Road
    • West Timperley
    • Altrincham
    • WA14 5PQ
    • Telephone number:
    • Course enquiries: 01618867070
    • Website:
    • www.trafford.ac.uk
    • Email address:
    • enquiries@trafford.ac.uk
    • More information:
    • Travelling By Bus
      The Altrincham site is situated on a major bus route to and from Manchester city centre, with a bus stop directly outside the College on Manchester Road (A56).

      For more information visit www.traveline-northwest.co.uk or call 0871 200 22 33.

      Travelling by Metrolink
      The nearest Metrolink station is Timperley. Services run from Bury, Altrincham, and Manchester, with connections to Eccles. For more information visit www.metrolink.co.uk or call 0161 205 2000.

      Travelling by Train
      The closest train station is Navigation Road on the Manchester - Chester line, approximately 20 mins walk to site. Trains run hourly in both directions.

      Travelling by Car
      The Altrincham site is situated on Manchester Road (A56) towards Altrincham, 3.5 miles from both Junction 7 of the M60 or Junction 7 of the M56.

  • B: STEM - Talbot Road Centre
    • Address:
    • Talbot Road Centre
    • Talbot Road
    • Stretford
    • Manchester
    • M32 0XH
    • Telephone number:
    • Course enquiries: 01618867070
    • Website:
    • www.trafford.ac.uk
    • Email address:
    • enquiries@trafford.ac.uk
    • More information:
    • Travelling by Bus
      The nearest bus stop for Trafford College is situated on Chester Road (A56) outside Stretford Leisure Centre, 5 minutes walk from the College. For more information about travelling by bus to Talbot Road, visit www.traveline-northwest.co.uk or call 0871 200 22 33.

      Travelling by Metrolink
      Trafford College, Talbot Road is situated 5 minutes walk from Old Trafford Metrolink Stop. Services run from Bury, Altrincham, and Manchester, with connections to Eccles. For Metrolink service information visit www.metrolink.co.uk or call 0161 205 2000.

      Travelling by Train
      The Closest train station is Trafford Park on the Manchester - Liverpool line ans is 20 mins walk to site. Trains run approximately every hour in both directions.

      Travelling by Car
      The site is situated on Talbot Road (A5014), 2 miles from M602 slip Road (Junction 3) and 2 miles from Junction 7 of the M60. The College is located opposite Lancashire County Cricket Club and approximately 10 minutes walk from Old Trafford Football Ground.

  • C: Carrington Riding Centre