Get a Vocational Education

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Whatever your level of education and achievement, and wherever you want to go in your future career, our unique vocational education approach will help you develop a plan using our learning programmes and apprenticeships.

We will develop your technical or professional skills, knowledge of your chosen industry and essential business skills to make sure you are equipped to forge
a successful career. You can explore our faculties below or if you already know what subject, course area, career path or sector you might be interested in please use the course search at the top of the page.

Please see also, our High Achiever pathways under our Study Programmes below.

Study Programme


All students at Oldham College will participate in a personalised study programme that will maximise your potential and enable you to progress onto employment, apprenticeships or higher education.

This means you will:

  • Study a core qualification in a vocational discipline and continue to develop your English and Maths skills through functional skills, GCSE resits and the option of AS/Level 3 qualifications
  • Participate in meaningful work experience
  • Enjoy a range of enrichment opportunities e.g. basketball, archery, skiing and sign language
  • Take part in dedicated tutorial sessions to review your progress and development