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Open Day-Old

Saturday, 1 July 2017, 12:00PM - 4:00PM

  • Open Day-Old


We are the only specialist technical and professional education provider in Oldham, offering routes into Apprenticeship, Higher Education and employment for young people and adults.

Come and talk to our industry experienced teachers to find the best route to your future career. We will help you impress interviewers when you are ready to start your career - that's why we say, why fit in when you can stand out? You can enrol on the day to start in September.

If you are unsure what direction to take after GCSEs, come and see us as a technical and professional education is a real alternative to A Levels.

Try our fun and informative taster sessions and meet our business partners we work closely with to provide the very best work experience including:

  • Penalty shoot out with Manchester City, City in the Community Take a close look at Mazda's exciting new cars - the Ionic Hybrid & RF
  • How healthy are you? Measure your BMI and fitness testing
  • Build your own Cisco Online Lab
  • Hair and nails demonstrations
  • How to develop your personal brand
  • Make your own phone case
  • How to make basic joinery joints
Bring your family and friends along - everyone is welcome.

Eventbrite - Open Day at Oldham College

The Vocational Education Difference

Oldham College’s vocational offer means that you follow a personalised learning programme focused on securing your career of choice.

A vocational education is a real alternative to the A Level – university route. It enables you to achieve your career aspirations by progression to Higher Education at University Campus Oldham or other institutions, into work or a paid apprenticeship.

The college’s learning programmes develop your:

  • technical and professional skills
  • business skills
  • Maths and English
  • and provide work placements and mentoring.
Trained teachers, who are also industry experienced, deliver a curriculum developed in partnership with business, meaning you are ready for careers in growing areas of the economy in Oldham, Greater Manchester and further afield.

Top 5 reasons for choosing Oldham College

  1. Our teachers are already industry experienced but they make sure their knowledge is up to date by spending regular time in the workplace of our business partners.
  2. Employers help us design our learning programmes so that you can be sure what you learn is relevant and reflects the reality of work.
  3. Businesses provide placements where you receive on the job training, advice and mentoring supported by your college tutors.
  4. Businesses tell us what skills they are looking for in young people. We take these views into account when we design and review our study programmes.
  5. Successful business people come into college to give master classes to share their expertise and experiences with you.

Eventbrite - Open Day at Oldham College


  • Saturday, 1 July 2017
  • 12:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Oldham College
  • 0161 785 4000