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Learner Services

Learner services are here to support you throughout your time at College, lending a helping hand before, during and after your studies.

Whether you need help with your finances, career planning, mental health and wellbeing or just want someone to talk to, we are here to help. The Pastoral Support Team are in place to support you through your journey at Trafford College, combined with our other services we aim to work with you to get you the best support either within or external to the college.

Services Available in College:

  • Consultation with your Course Tutor or Pastoral Support Mentor
  • Pastoral Support Moodle page
  • College Counsellor (you can self-refer in Learner Services)
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Workshops (brochure attached) – see your Pastoral Support Mentor for Further details
  • External Counselling Service (referral can be made via your GP)
  • Websites such as “The Mix” and “Kooth” offer support outside of college

Meet the Support Teams

Take the opportunity to meet some of the familiar faces to Trafford College. Below you'll find talks from our Careers, Transition and Inclusion team.

Careers Service at College

Careers introduction hosted by Shaun Deakin

Students on 16-18 study programmes (including potential students) will have access to careers information, advice, guidance and meaningful encounters with employers including access to work experience placements. Find out more about our Careers, Education and Guidance here or e-mail:

Transitioning to College

Transitioning to College introduction hosted by Transition Coordinator Janet

We understand that coming to college can be a new challenge for some learners. Our Transition Co-ordinators will work with you to put together the transition support programme you need. Find out more by visiting the SEN and Disabilities section of our website or e-mail:

Inclusion at College

Inclusion introduction hosted by Head of Inclusion Helen Redman

We offer a wide range of personalised support to ensure you can fully access the college and your course. We will help you to find the strategies that work for you during your time at college and in your future career. Find out more about Inclusion here or e-mail:

If you have a specific question about our Virtual Open Days, simply get in touch.

0161 886 7070