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Welcome to the Get Ready for College website.

On this site you will find all the information you need to know to Get Ready for College. There is plenty to help you prepare from: listening to the principal’s welcome to challenging yourself with one of our study packs.

Catch up with our plans for enrolment too. There is a great video about what happens next and the key dates. The site will be available throughout summer until the time you enrol.

Have a great summer and Get Ready for College!

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AAT Bookkeeping

The L2 AAT Bookkeeping qualification course is the starting point of your journey into accounting. Studying the Bookkeeping qualification will help you develop a strong foundation of bookkeeping knowledge and skills needed to work in accountancy and finance.

Animal Studies

You will learn about the welfare needs of the animals, as well as requirements for feeding, accommodation cleaning and maintenance, techniques for safe handling, as well as enrichment and health needs.

Apprenticeships

Shelbie - Apprenticeships

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Apprenticeships Information

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Automotive

Includes: Vehicle Maintenance, Engine Components, Wheels, Brakes, Electrical, Auxiliary Systems and Suspension.

Bakery & Cake Decoration

Whether its cake decoration, bread or confectionery a passion for the bakery world is what the bakery team yearn for in our students!

Business Studies

We Mean Business!

The Business World is forever changing; reacting to shifts in human taste, politics, environmental changes – in fact, anything that can be imagined and even that which does not yet exist is changing the face of Business.

Catering and Hospitality

The Food studies Department is a busy and hardworking department with many links to industry, it runs the college restaurant and runs events for the college alongside your learning of all the kitchen and food service skills.

Computing

Starting college is an exciting time. You’re leaving school and stepping up to more advanced levels of study. The qualifications you earn at college will be your passport to your future, be it Higher education degrees, apprenticeships, or your first job in Computing.

Construction

Welcome to Tameside College Construction Department, leaving High School and enrolling at College is daunting in normal times, but we want to reassure you while we are apart we are still together, and here to support and help in every way possible.

Construction Skills Centre

Construction Skills Centre

Early Years

Welcome to Early Years at Tameside College. We are really looking forward to you starting your new journey with us. We have devised three tasks for you to complete which will help you transition from GCSE to vocational learning and there is also some useful information about the course.

Engineering

As a college we have invested in a state-of-the-art Advanced Technologies Centre, to support the growth of Engineering.

Hair and Beauty

At Tameside One you will learn the skills required for a successful career in the hairdressing, beauty therapy, nails and media makeup industry.

Complete the tasks within this booklet and bring it with you when you enrol onto your chosen course, we would love to see what you’ve done.

Health and Social Care

In this booklet, we have devised 3 tasks for you to complete which will help you transition from GCSE to vocational learning and there is also some useful information about the course.

Public Services

Welcome to your Uniformed Public Services Course. As part of your course preparation you are required to undertake a series of activities and tasks. These activities and tasks are designed to help you get an understanding of the course content and the pre-entry requirements for your chosen Uniformed Public Service as well as allowing you to show case your talents.

Sports Leadership & Coaching

Welcome to your Sports Leadership & Coaching Course. As part of your course preparation we would like you to undertake a series of activities and tasks. These activities and tasks are designed to help you get an understanding some of the course content you will cover.

Travel

To help you prepare for this very demanding, but fun and rewarding course, we have put together this pack which we would like you to work through before starting your course.

Support for Students & Applicants

Guide to Enrolment

Guide to Enrolment

Student Experience

Student Experience

Additional Learning Support

Additional Learning Support

Enrichment

Enrichment

Financial Support

Financial Support

Learning Hubs

Learning Hubs

Maths & English

Maths & English

Next Steps

Next Steps

Progress Tutors

Progress Tutors

Welfare Advisors

Welfare Advisors

Work Experience

Work Experience

Student Ambassador - Suraj

Student Ambassador Suraj

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