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

 

See the top jobs in Oldham

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

 

  1. Teaching assistant
  2. Nurse
  3. Admin assistant
  4. Tutor
  5. Customer service

      Find careers events near you

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

      Reform Radio Course: Taster Session

      Reform Radio Course: Taster Session

      Date: 18/08/2022
      Length of session: 12:30pm - 2:30pm
      Suitable for: Those aged 19-30 & unemployed

      If you are aged 19-30 and based near Manchester city centre, head down to Reform on August 18th between 12:30 – 2:30 PM for a taster day.
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      Learn about the top 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. Teaching
      2. Customer service
      3. Sales
      4. Microsoft Office
      5. Mental health expertise

            Discover local opportunities and support

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

            Preparing For Your Future Free Online Course

            Preparing For Your Future Free Online Course

            The Preparing For Your Future course is a free online course aimed at those aged between 14 and 16. It’s designed to help you build skills and careers confidence. This totally free online programme has 5 different courses for you to complete. All about you You, your...

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            Journey To Work Free Online Course

            Journey To Work Free Online Course

            The Young Professional Journey to Work virtual learning programme is a free learning tool for young people aged 17-19. Developed by Youth Employment UK, this free online course helps you build skills and careers confidence. There are 8 free modules that you can do at...

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            Reform Radio Course

            Reform Radio Course

            This course will see you learn the ins and outs of what it means to be part of a Radio Production team. Throughout the two weeks, you will alternate between presenter and producer roles, developing skills in music software, script writing and public speaking, as well...

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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.