Other Training Providers

Other Training Providers

Other Training Providers

Further Education Colleges

General further education (FE) colleges provide technical and professional education and training for young people, adults and employers. FE Courses prepare students with valuable skills for the workplace and help to develop their career opportunities.

The Manchester College logo
The Manchester College
Trafford College logo
Trafford College
Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College logo
Cheadle & Marple College
Stockport College logo
Stockport College
Aquinas College logo
Aquinas College
Bury College logo
Bury College
Salford City College logo
Salford City College
Oldham College logo
Oldham College
Bolton College logo
Bolton College
Hopwood College logo
Hopwood Hall College
Tameside College


Universities are high-level educational institutions in which students study for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and qualifications.  Degrees and qualifications may be:

vocational and prepare you for a particular career, for example nursing, teaching or social work; or

non-vocational, for example an English, maths or a science degree.

Manchester University logo
Manchester University
Manchester Metro University logo
Manchester Metropolitan
Salford University logo
University of Salford
Bolton University logo
Bolton University

Open Learning

Open Learning institutions offer distance, online  and often free access to formal educational qualifications.

The Open University logo
The Open University
Open College of the Arts logo
Open College of the Arts
National Extension College logo
National Extension College
Learndirect logo
Learn Direct