Tameside

About Tameside

Tameside is to the east of Greater Manchester. Taking its name from the River Tame, it incorporates the towns of Ashton-under-Lyne, Mossley, Stalybridge and Hyde, among others. Once at the heart of the industrial revolution, Tameside is now a thriving and modern business area.

Tameside is full of businesses and training providers that you could explore – meet the top ones on this page.

Meet the top employers in Tameside

See the biggest employers in Tameside – 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 Tameside

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

Ashton Sixth Form College

 

Tameside College

 

Ashton Sixth Form College

 

Tameside College

 

Which T Levels are available in Tameside?

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

These are subject to change by the College.

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

These are subject to change by the College.

See in demand jobs in Tameside

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

 

  1. Nurse
  2. Carer
  3. Teaching Assistant
  4. Admin Assistant
  5. Customer Service

              Find careers events near you

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

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              Learn about the most in demand skills in Tameside

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

               

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

                          Discover local opportunities and support

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

                          Greater Manchester Institute of Technology

                          Greater Manchester Institute of Technology

                          Technical. Skills. Work. A new multi-million-pound technical education institute in Greater Manchester is open to students from September 2023. Greater Manchester Institute of Technology (GMIoT) courses are offered through our education providers across Greater...

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                          NLTG (North Lancs Training Group)

                          NLTG (North Lancs Training Group)

                          NLTG (North Lancs Training Group) are one of the largest independent training providers in the country with over 50 years’ experience in workplace training. Their professional, friendly and knowledgeable staff are committed to offering quality training, advice and...

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                          Learn about Our Pass

                          In Tameside, 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.