Higher Education Case Studies

Ambitious, hard-working and committed. Our Higher Education graduates are trained to excel in their careers.

Regardless your background and previous qualifications, joining one of the Higher Education courses at Tameside College is the first step for a successful career. Our higher Education students and graduates are equipped with the necessary skills to shine in their chosen fields. Whether you seek to further your studies or progress onto employment, Tameside College will help you make it happen.

Have a look at what some of our students and graduates are doing now - click on the sections below to view their stories.


Dean Renshaw

School: Little Moss High School
Studied: P.E.O Mechanical Engineering
BTEC Mechanical Engineering
HNC Mechanical Engineering
HND Mechanical Engineering
Now: Technical - Design Engineer at Hawke International
Quote: Tameside College played an important role in my career. I would definitely recommend it to young people.

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Rebecca Worsell

School: Longdendale Community Language College
Studied: Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS)
Now: WBIS BA Honours Degree in Education & working as Learning Support Officer at Tameside College
Quote: That’s why WBIS is so great, it has allowed me to stay in a job I love and continue with my studies, opening up greater opportunities for me in the future.

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Paul Preston

School: Saddleworth School
Studied: FdA in Sports Coaching and Fitness Therapy
Now: Robert Scott & Sons Ltd
Quote: In the Sports department there is an atmosphere of ‘everyone wants you to succeed’ and the staff do everything they can to make sure you get the maximum benefit from your learning.

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Laura Cox

School: Egerton Park Arts College
Studied: Sage Accounts and Sage Payroll programmes
Now: WBIS Negotiated Degree pathway and working as Administrative Manager at Millbank Tool Co Ltd
Quote: The WBIS degree gave me a flexible approach to tailoring my studying around what I wanted through a great University.

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Pawel Rudnicki

Now: WBIS Negotiated Degree pathway and running his own business - PERPETUAL SYSTEMS LTD
Quote: With education obtained from Tameside College, anything is possible!

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Tracy Hughes

School: Copley High School
Studied: Supporting Teaching & Learning Level 2 and Level 3 courses
Now: Foundation Degree in Teaching Assistance & working as Early Years Foundation Stage Child Care Assistant at Sparkles Nursery
Quote: I have been studying at Tameside College for nearly four years now, due to the support and encouragement I have received from my tutors. They are both very good at building my confidence and reassuring me when at times the course has been difficult.

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Stuart Mills

School: Hathershaw College of Technology and Sport
Studied: BTEC national Certificate
H.N.C Mechanical Engineering
H.N.D mechanical engineering (top up)
Now: Working as Design Draughtsman at multinational company Gericke Ltd
Quote: Tameside is a College with great staff and facilities that give the students every opportunity to make something of themselves.

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James Goddard

School: Glossopdale Community 6th Form College
Studied: HND in Electrical / Electronic Engineering
BTEC in Electrical / Electronic
Engineering
Now: Field-Engineer at TH Plastics Ltd
Quote: "Whilst studying at Tameside College, I was able to develop my confidence and learn key skills that helped me progress in my chosen career path. I enjoyed my course thoroughly thanks to the atmosphere in class and the relationship that the lecturers had with us."

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