Future Finders Employability College

We create an aspirational and sustainable continuum of provision for students aged 19 - 25.
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Future Finders Employability College
1 Medtia Square
Phoenix Street
  • Course Length (weeks):
  • Residential or Day:
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  • Maximum Number of Students:
  • Age Range:
    19 – 25



General Description

All the young people on site have an Education, Health and Care Plan. 

Catchment Area

Our students attend from Oldham and the surrounding Boroughs. 


The primary purpose of this qualification is to recogonise development of employability skills and/or knowledge. This qualification has been designed to either support you with your active search for employment or aid you in your professional development whilst in the workplace. The qualification addresses the increased demand, as an outcome of a changing economy and competitive global environment, for employees across all sectors to be proficient in the application of generic and transferable employability skills. The qualification will enable learners to develop skills, attributes, behaviours and values which contribute to increased confidence and motivation and enable sustained and successful employment.

Specialist Facilities

  • a high quality, cutting edge alternative curriculum
  • provision of support services to the families of its students
  • high expectations of individuals linked to aspirational adult outcomes
  • an inclusive environment for students with Education, Health and Care Plans


Students attending the college will experience a personalised approach to their learning. They will be taught by staff sensitive to their needs, providing a nurturing and stimulating environment. The small scale of the Future Finders Employability College will ensure a familiarity between staff, pupils/students and families.

Other Information


  • > Our expertise

    We have expertise in meeting the needs of students with:

    • Asperger syndrome
    • Autism spectrum disorder
    • Autism spectrum disorder with associated challenging behaviour
    • Behavioural difficulties
    • Expertise in meeting the needs of students who have been affected by abuse or personal trauma
    • Moderate learning difficulties
    • Epilepsy and/or associated neurological conditions
    • Expertise in meeting the needs of students who have specific learning difficulties
    • Communication difficulties
  • > Our curriculum

    We offer:

    • Opportunities to follow vocational qualifications
    • A hospitality and catering curriculum
    • Opportunities for students to participate in community activities and to learn about citizenship
    • Opportunities to explore a range of living options after college
    • A programme to help students to look after themselves more independently
    • Opportunities to prepare for work after college
    • Opportunities to experience real work situations
    • Opportunities for work experience
    • Opportunities to improve literacy, numeracy and/or communication skills
    • Opportunities to use and develop information technology skills
    • Opportunities to develop strategies to promote appropriate behaviour

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