Tameside College

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1. Learning Hub

Our Learning Hubs combine traditional learning material such as books, journals, DVDs with our on-line resources. Through our online library catalogue you can find the resources you need for your course or just ask a member of the team!

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2, Learning Support

Learning support may be available to those with learning difficulties/disabilities, medical needs or other barriers to learning. For example, specific learning difficulties/disabilities like Dyslexia/ Dyspraxia, Asperger’s Syndrome, hearing/visual/physical difficulties, ADHD, medical conditions

Our team will support you to make sure you are successful on your course and in every aspect of your College life!

The College offers a range of support which seeks to meet your needs depending on your learning difference, disability or medical condition. We are committed to removing barriers to learning and ensuring that each individual is empowered to reach his or her potential and gain independence.

Find out more about Learning Support

3. Progress and Welfare Advisors

If you have problems at home or College or are feeling stressed or under pressure our team are always here to listen and help you manage these situations. They will also help you with any situation where you don’t feel safe!

Progress and Welfare Advisors (Pastoral) are here to help you overcome any barriers to your learning, these might include:

  • Helping you cope if you are feeling worried, stressed or under pressure
  • Helping you with a situation where you feel unsafe
  • Needing some support with personal issues at home or in College
  • Helping you to identify and break down barriers to succeeding on your College course
  • Help to access services which can best support your needs
  • Support with behaviour and attendance issues

We offer one to one support and also work with lots of other services to help you overcome any challenges you may face.

Contact the Progress and Welfare Advisors

4. Work Experience

Work experience gives you an opportunity to put your learning into practise and helps you to develop your understanding of the world of work. In some circumstances, work experience is a requirement of the course. Where work experience involves contact with children or vulnerable adults you will need to tell us if you have a criminal record and undergo a criminal records check. For more information speak to your Subject or Progress Tutor or any member of the team in the Student Hub/Student Services.

Find out more about Work Experience

5. Enrichment

Enrichment offers a wide range of sporting and non-sporting activities throughout the week and with at least one activity available each day, there is something for everyone. Why not make the most of it?

Contact the Enrichment team

6. Financial Support

Need course information or advice about money? We are a great starting point if you need some help or support but aren’t sure who to ask. We can help you find the information you need and the financial support you require.

Contact the Financial Support team

Last reviewed: 11 December 2023