Training and study for young people with special needs

Local Offer

Yes (details below)
Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL9 6AA

Contact phone

0161 785 4000

Contact email


People over 16


Oldham College offers 1 year personalised Study Programmes for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND). Our entry level courses, Preparing for Adulthood and Preparing for Work, are both focused on the key outcomes around employment, independent living, community inclusion and wellbeing.

Referral details

Specific Entry Requirements - Entry Level 2 or Entry Level 3.

Who can make a referral?

Maths and English screening will take place prior to enrolment.

Local Offer details

This programme will be very practical and based in our specialist teaching rooms or in real life settings out in the local community. You will work in small groups with highly qualified and experienced tutors and Support Officers, dedicated to ensuring that your learning experience is fun, challenging and meaningful.You will receive support from your own Personal Tutor, who will closely monitor your progress to ensure that your learning journey stays on track.We have strong links with family and professionals who will be involved in all aspects of your development.Our highly-motivated work experience team will work with you to ensure your placement is suitably challenging and prepares you for the world of work.

Local Offer contact

Steve Breese

Local Offer phone

0161 785 4268

Local Offer email