College for over 16s

Local Offer

Yes (details below)
Oldham College, Rochdale Road, Oldham


Young people over 16


At Oldham College, we firmly believe that every student matters and all our students are entitled to a high quality experience whilst at College. Our Additional Learning Support Department (ALS) is dedicated to providing the support necessary to enable our students to realise their learning ambitions.

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Contact phone

0161 785 4270

Contact email

Cost details

For Government funded courses - costs are provided by the government and local authority. For fee paying courses - costs need to be discussed

Referral details

All applicants to the College can make a declaration of need on application or at interview and the ALS Department will arrange to carry out an assessment which could include transition arrangements and visits to the college. Students may disclose a need at enrolment or anytime whilst on course. For students with a significant level of need, funding must be agreed and put in place by the relevant local authority.

Ofsted rating

Requires improvement

Local Offer details

Following an assessment of learning needs and requirements, the ALS Department will provide an individual plan. Some of the types of support that could be offered: - Support in class - Specialist 1:1 additional support sessions - Small group workshops - Support during lunch and break times - Personal Care needs - Adaptation/modification of learning materials into an accessible format such as Braille or Large Print - British Sign Language (BSL) Communication Support Workers - Sighted Guiding - Loan of Laptops, Dictaphones, Magnifiers and other assistive technology - Mobility support - Exam Access Arrangements

Local Offer contact

Kathleen Atkins

Local Offer phone

0161 785 4270

Local Offer email