Useful Links & Contacts

Oldham Sixth Form College

Address
Union Street West Oldham, OL8 1XU
Telephone
0161 287 8000
Website
www.osfc.ac.uk

Rochdale Sixth Form College

Address
College Rd, Rochdale, United Kingdom, OL126HY
Telephone
01706 769 800
Website
www.rochdalesfc.ac.uk

Bury College

Address
Woodbury Centre, Market Street, Bury, Manchester, England, BL9 0BG
Telephone
0161 280 8280
Website
www.burycollege.ac.uk

Oldham College

Address
Rochdale Road Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL9 6AA
Telephone
0161 785 4000
Website
www.oldham.ac.uk

Hopwood College

Address
Rochdale Road Manchester, Middleton, Manchester, Lancashire, M24 6XH
Telephone
0161 643 7560
Website
www.hopwood.ac.uk

Holy Cross

Address
Manchester Rd, Bury, BL9 9BB
Telephone
0161 762 4500
Website
www.holycross.ac.uk

Positive Steps

Address
3 Union Street, Rochdale OL16 1DY
Telephone
0800 195 8528
Website
www.positive-steps.org.uk

Rochdale Borough Apprenticeships

Website
www.rochdaleapprenticeships.org
Alternative Provision Brochure
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National Apprenticeship Service

All you need to know about apprenticeships, employment, training and career opportunities. New Website

Website
www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service website aims to:

  • help you with careers decisions and planning
  • support you in reviewing your skills and abilities and develop new goals
  • motivate you to implement your plan of action
  • enable you to make the best use of high quality career related tools.
Website
www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Career Point

This website is a virtual environment for career information, advice and guidance, labour market information and apprenticeships.

Website
www.careerpoint-gm.co.uk

Apprenticeships in Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton

If you live in Rochdale, Middleton or Heywood you can access additional support in applying for an Apprenticeship. By completing the online application students will be contacted by local specialists who can answer any questions they may have and support with their application.

Website
www.apprenticeshipvacanciesinrochdalemiddletonandheywood.co.uk

NCS with The Challenge

NCS with The Challenge is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 15-17 year olds.

It helps build skills for work and life whilst taking on new challenges and meeting new friends. NCS with The Challenge runs in London, Surrey, West Midlands & North West England outside of term time. It involves a short time away from home and taking part in a team project in the local community and much more!

Website
www.ncsthechallenge.org

Studential.com

Need help with your Post 16 Choices, unsure about which pathway to take after Hollingworth? This website explains all options ranging from FE and Sixth Form Colleges, A Levels, Vocational Qualifications, Apprenticeships, Army, to University or finding a job. It is well worth a look.

Website
www.studential.com

Rise Above

Rise Above is a website for young people where students will find interesting and useful information from the web and beyond to get us all talking about the things that matter to us. You’ll find inspiring and useful stories, videos, games and advice. Topics covered include revision tips, stress, relationships, puberty, drugs and alcohol use.

Website
riseabove.org.uk

Moving On Magazine

Moving On magazine is a print and online publication devoted to providing a wide range of information regarding choices following school. Discover careers and qualifications information with Moving On.

Website
movingonmagazine.co.uk

Not Going to Uni

The Not Going to Uni website has links to live apprenticeship opportunities.

Website
notgoingtouni.co.uk

The Apprenticeship Guide

The Apprenticeship Guide contains concise summaries of every apprenticeship framework offered in England, plus general careers advice, real life stories, employer advertising, a regional directory of training providers and much, much more.

The Guide is fully revised and updated annually, in collaboration with the relevant Sector Skills Councils.

Website
www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk