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Oldham College

College Profile

The Oldham College caters to the academic and vocational needs of the Oldham community. The college aims at providing high quality vocational education, training and research thereby meeting the needs of the employers and local economy. The Oldham College applies state of the art technology to its learning resources and is renowned nationally for its innovative and high quality education.

If you wish to pursue higher education at Oldham College you will get a choice of subjects as below:

  • Business and Finance
  • Care Services
  • Construction and Built Environment
  • Engineering
  • Hair, Beauty and Therapies
  • Hospitality, Sport and Travel
  • ICT
  • Performing Arts and Media
  • Professional Development
  • Skills for Life
  • Visual Arts

The Oldham College also operates as a Centre Of Vocational Education (COVE) under the government’s ambitious plan to completely revolutionise vocational education in the country. The COVE at Oldham specialises in Financial Management, Media, Construction – Regeneration and Health Care.

The Oldham College offers Entry level courses, Vocational GCSE’s, General Certificate of Education (GSCE’s) and Advanced (A) Levels, National Level Qualifications, BTEC National and BTEC First Diploma, General National Vocational Qualifications (GNVQ), Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education (AVCE), EdExcel, OCR (Oxford and Cambridge), City of Guilds and London Institute (CGLI or C and G) Council Awards in Children's Care and Education (CACHE), Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT).

The college offers student support services such as a refectory, counselling services, career advice and financial guidance. The college is equipped with a library and other learning resources. Students at Oldham College get a pleasant learning environment coupled with quality education.

Campus Address(es)

Oldham College
Rochdale Road, OL9 6AA, Oldham
Greater Manchester, North West Region
Tel: 0800 269 480 or 01616 245 214 or 01617 854 039, Fax: 01617 854 234


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