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

 

See the top jobs in Tameside

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

 

  1. Nurse
  2. Teaching assistant
  3. Admin assistant
  4. Personal carer
  5. Tutor

              Find careers events near you

              Discover helpful and informative careers events in Tameside 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 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. Teaching
              2. Customer service
              3. Mental health expertise
              4. Admin/clerical
              5. Microsoft Office

                          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 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.