Oldham

About Oldham

To the north east side of Greater Manchester, Oldham is an area with tons of spectacular countryside, with a quarter of the area lying within the Peak District National Park. The town of Oldham is the largest urban area, but there are lots of other towns and villages.

The Oldham area has lots of businesses and employers for you to explore, and plenty of opportunities to boost your skills with local training providers. Find out more about them here on this page.

Meet the top employers in Oldham

See the biggest employers in Oldham – just click through to see their jobs pages. Getting to know these employers could inspire you about your future career or help you to make decisions about what to study.

 

Learn about training providers in Oldham

See some of the training providers you could study with in Oldham. Why not explore what courses they offer to see what’s available in your area?

The Blue Coat School

 

The Crompton House Church of England Academy

 

North Chadderton School

 

The Oldham College

 

Oldham Sixth Form College

 

The Blue Coat School

 

The Crompton House Church of England Academy

 

North Chadderton School

 

The Oldham College

 

Oldham Sixth Form College

 

Which T Levels are available in Oldham?

The following T Levels are available at Oldham College to start in September 2024:

These are subject to change by the College.

The following T Levels are available at Oldham Sixth Form College to start in September 2024:

These are subject to change by the College.

See in demand jobs in Oldham

This quick list shows the most in demand occupations across Oldham. Do any of these sound like something you’d like to do?

 

  1. Teaching Assistant
  2. Admin Assistant
  3. Tutor
  4. Nurse
  5. Carer

      Find careers events near you

      Discover helpful and informative careers events in Oldham and the nearby areas.

      Learn about the most in demand skills in Oldham

      These skills are the top 5 required skills across Oldham. You might already have some of these or could start a course to boost your skillset.

       

      1. Communication
      2. Management
      3. Teaching
      4. Customer Service
      5. Sales

            Discover local opportunities and support

            See some opportunities to get work experience or brush up on your skills here on GMACS.

            NLTG (North Lancs Training Group)

            NLTG (North Lancs Training Group)

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            Get Online Greater Manchester

            Get Online Greater Manchester

            Get Online Greater Manchester brings together all the support that's available to young people and other residents across Greater Manchester to help you get online. This includes digital skills support, support with assistive technology, as well as the possibility for...

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            Learn about Our Pass

            In Oldham, aged 16-18 and looking for a cheap way to get around? Our Pass gets you free bus travel, discounted metro tickets and access to exclusive discounts.