Job clubs and fairs

Job clubs and fairs

Job clubs and fairs

If you're on the hunt for job opportunities and need assistance with navigating the application process, you've come to the right place. Bolton is a vibrant community with a wealth of resources and support available to help you kickstart your career. Whether you’ve been out of work for a while, looking for a career change or a graduate taking your first steps into the job market, job clubs can guide you through application processes, offer valuable insights, and connect you with the right people.

Discover the myriad of opportunities waiting for you in Bolton to transform your job search into a successful and fulfilling journey.

Bolton Job Clubs 

Digital Skills Job Club

Where: Bolton Central Library, Le Mans Crescent BL1 1SE

When: Every Thursday 10am-12pm

Tel: 01204 332853


Join us at Bolton Central Library every Thursday between 10am and 12pm to access basic digital job-seeking support and get equipped with the essential digital skills needed to navigate today's employment landscape with confidence.

To support you on your job-hunting journey, we offer guidance with:

  • Searching and applying for jobs online
  • Updating and uploading your CV
  • Filling out online job application forms
  • Finding training and learning opportunities to boost your skillset

Bolton College Job Shop

Where: Bolton College, Deane Road Campus

When: Monday to Friday 9am-4pm

Tel: 01204 482 182


Located in the College’s Student Experience Zone, the Job Shop will give its learners opportunities to connect with leading employers, whilst the businesses in turn gain exclusive access to fresh talent from their own sectors.

The Job Shop’s services are also available to the public, offering a course matching service that will allow them to upskill, find work or advance in their careers.

CAP (Christians Against Poverty) Job Club

Where: The Well, Trafford Street, Farnworth BL4 7PQ

When: Tuesday Morning 10am-12pm

Tel: 01204 861671

Email: or

We run our job club as an 8-week course, looking at such aspects as Finding Motivation, Overcoming Obstacles, Discovering Strengths and Getting to Know Employers along with the usual CV and application form support, Interview support and getting ready for work. 

We run 3 of these courses per year the first starting in September, then January and another just after Easter.  We also give 1-1 support for CV writing and helping with job applications, this is given in addition to the course sessions and is by appointment only.

Bolton UCAN Centres and Working Wardrobe

We offer support with application forms, online job searching, CVs, IT training, one-to-one guidance and debt and money advice.

Visit one of our UCAN Centres for more information on what we can offer.

Find your nearest UCAN Centre

Working Wardrobe has been set up to tackle another barrier into employment that so many people face today. That barrier is the lack of suitable clothing to wear in order to make a good first impression at the interview.

Learn more about how Working Wardrobe can help

The Workshop Bolton Council

Bolton council's workshop provides free support to help local residents find sustainable, long term employment. We also offer help and support with skills, qualifications, and work experience. We are a highly motivated team who will work hard to help you achieve your goals.

A range of free online training is available to help with your confidence, employability skills, health and wellbeing.  Work placements are available in a number of companies across Bolton, depending on what sector you want to work in.

To find out more, please speak to your job coach or contact one of our friendly advisors on 01204 338981.  Alternatively, please email

Bolton Job Fairs

Bolton Job and Careers Fair - 19/06/2024 (Wednesday)

Location: The Albert Halls, Victoria Square, Bolton Town Centre, BL1 1RU.

Time: 10am-2pm

Weblink: Bolton Job and Careers Fair

Meet employers with vacancies and a wide range of opportunities to help you find work or a change of career:

  • Apprenticeships for young people and adults
  • Education and skills providers
  • ESOL provision
  • Job seeking support
  • Self-employment and enterprise

Free to attend. Bring your CV!

Bolton Jobs Fair - 23/08/2024 (Friday)

Location: Toughsheet Community Stadium

Time: 10am – 1pm

Weblink: Bolton Jobs Fair | Job Fairs across the UK (

The Bolton Jobs Fair is hosted at the Toughsheet Community Stadium, Burnden Way, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6SF.

Bolton Careers Fair - 12/09/2024 (Thursday)

Location: Albert Halls

Time: 10am- 2pm

Weblink: Bolton Careers Fair (

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