Focus On Learning brochure

Welcome to Oldham Lifelong Learning

This booklet gives you information about the subjects we offer and some of the support services and facilities we provide.

We can help you gain the skills you need to get a job, move on in your career or perhaps start your own business.

You can also develop new skills through our community and family learning programmes. We will support you at every step of your learning journey, whatever you choose to study.

Our commitment to our learners and the high quality of delivery were recognised in Ofsted’s ‘Good’ judgement in December 2021 and more recently in June 2022 when we were reassessed to the Matrix Standard of Quality in information, advice and guidance.

Many of our learners have changed their lives by joining a Lifelong Learning course. You can, too.

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    Don't miss out on this unique and enjoyable short course!

    by Gina Hornby -

    This course will provide the opportunity to become more confident at using English and maths skills to help understand the cost-of-living crisis with tips to save money and help completing forms and writing emails.

    To book a place on this course call 0161 770 8020 or email

    Creative Courses - Don't miss out!

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    We still have a few places available on our incredible creative course starting next week
    🔹Sewing and Dressmaking starts Tuesday 8th November:
    This 7-week course is for those interested in using patterns for making clothes, accessories, craft items or soft furnishings for the home. Learners will work on their own projects, at their own pace with support from the tutor.
    🔹 Pottery starts Tuesday 8th November:
    This 10-week course is open to anyone who wants to learn pottery techniques from the basics to the more advanced. Explore your own ideas in clay and create functional, decorative and sculptural works. There will be an extra charge for materials used.
    🔹Flower Arranging with a Twist starts Monday 7th November
    This 6-week course is intended for people who love flowers and would like to create different styles of flower arrangements using readily available media such as paper, fresh flowers, foliage, and artificial flowers.

    For further information and to book, call 0161 770 8265

    New Course - the Reading Group

    by Gina Hornby -

    Don't miss out on this amazing course opportunity!

    The 'Reading Group' is a FREE 5 week course that is available to everyone. 
    You can even do this course alongside your current courses with Oldham Lifelong Learning to develop your skills.

    For more information call 0161 770 8019 or email

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