Reskill, Retrain and Reinvent Yourself

Our adult courses can help you improve your career prospects or even start your own business, whilst ensuring you have a clear line of sight to get to where you want to be. 

Oldham College is a place where students of all ages can nurture passions, expand their horizons and achieve their best in all that they do. 

We are here to support your development, to allow you to gain new skills and take up new opportunities.

As a ‘good’ vocational college we are here both for young learners starting out on their life’s journey, and for learners of all ages.

We also work with businesses across the Greater Manchester city region to support their development with bespoke training, recruitment services, and apprentices. 

We have all the resources you need to support your learning – from an on-site nursery to a great library, student advisors, and support for learners of different abilities.

In some cases you may be eligible for help with fees and learners are entitled to apply for the Advanced Learner Loan. Whatever you want to study, Oldham College is here to help you move on to a brighter future. 

Learning with us

Our adult courses transform the lives and careers of many of our learners and we have an excellent reputation for supporting lifelong learning.

You can choose from a wide range of courses that will help you to: ·         

  • Gain a recognised qualification       
  • Learn many new and exciting skills
  • Make new friends and connections
  • Develop and enhance your CV
  • Help you into a job 

If you are thinking about improving your maths and English skills, please note that these courses may be free and you can access them at many different times of the week, including evenings. 

We also have ‘pre-access’ and ‘access’ courses for highly motivated adults who would like to go on to university. These are an excellent way to improve and develop your knowledge and skills in just one year. 

Let us help you with the costs of coming to College*

Oldham College students are able to apply for the college bursary to help towards the costs of coming to college. If you are eligible we may be able to offer help towards the following costs:·         

  • Travel expenses         
  • Meals expenses         
  • Childcare fees        
  • Educational Trips       
  • UCAS Application fees

*Click here for more information and for full terms and conditions