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Oldham College


Oldham College is ‘Where Learning Works and Skills Pay’

Founded in 1893, it has around 6,500 students and staff located across two sites and is an anchor institution in the borough.

Specialising in technical and professional education and training for hundreds of learners aged 16 and above, it offers an extensive range of courses – including apprenticeships and T Levels – and has its own Higher Education faculty at University Campus Oldham.

More than £45m has been invested in recent years linked to modernising its curriculum and delivering a state-of-the-art campus for all learners with first-class environments that rank amongst the best in Greater Manchester – including a new Construction Centre and a Health and Life Sciences Centre.

The campus boasts a range of simulation suites mirroring real-life environments including a clinical hospital ward, nursery, courtroom, financial trading room and gym, which are superb locations for learners to progress to a future trade.

Why a Partner?

We recognise the importance of tackling climate change and the need for action now. We are committed to an action plan which has cross college input and can realise our vital responsibility to educate staff and learners alike. We aim to put our learners in the strongest possible position when it comes to them entering the labour market and being assets to their future employers.

Being a partner gives us access to quality training materials and students and links to industry that are key to our strategy of giving our learners the best possible skills and tools for their future.