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Southport College, OasisColleges on Merseyside can provide learning and training opportunities for learners of all ages on both a full and part- time basis, from foundation tier to level 6 study including GCSEs, A-levels, vocational courses, BTEC, NVQs HNC, HND and Degree-level qualifications.

The colleges have excellent resources and a well trained workforce. Further Education Colleges are able to provide learners with real work related study including where appropriate the availability of fully equipped departments that simulate the working environment.

Colleges are able to offer excellent student support and enrichment opportunities complimenting their normal programmes of study.


Further Education colleges on Merseyside fully support Apprenticeships and provide many opportunities themselves. Across Merseyside the Colleges deliver training to support over 80 apprenticeship frameworks at different educational levels and across various work sectors aimed at different age groups.

These change constantly but include:

Apprenticeships A to N

Accountancy Active Leisure and Learning Animal Care
Aviation Operation on the Ground Barbering Beauty Therapy
Bespoke Cutting and Tailoring Level 3 Body Repair Business & Administration
Carpentry + Joinery Carpentry + Joinery (Bench) Children & Young People's Workforce
Children's Care, Learning and Development Cleaning and support Commercial Heating & Ventilation -Diploma
Contact Centre Creative and Cultural Creative Digital and Media
Customer Service Dental Nursing Domestic Natural Gas Installation & Maintenance
Dry Cleaning Electrical Engineering
Electrical Installation Electro Technical Services Engineering Maintenance
Engineering BIT (Business Improvement Techniques) Fabrication Welding Fashion and Textiles (Apparel)
Fashion Retail Fenestration Floorcovering
Floristry Furniture Production Hairdressing
Health Health & Social Care Health Pathology Support
Heating & Ventilation Horticulture Hospitality & Catering
IT User Laboratory Technicians’ Laundry Operations
Maintenance Operations Management Mechanical Engineering
Motor Cycles Motor Vehicle Lift Truck Repair Motor Vehicle Maintenance (fitting Route)
Motor Vehicle Maintenance (Heavy Vehicle) Motor Vehicle Maintenance (repair route) Nail Services

Apprenticeships O to Z

Paint & Decoration Painting Refinishing Performing Engineering Operations
Pharmacy Plastering Plumbing
Professional Cookery Property Services (Residential Lettings) Providing Financial Services
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Retail Security
Site Supervision & Management in Construction Technical Apprentice Spa Therapy Sporting Excellence Rugby
Sporting Excellence Table Tennis Supporting Teacher and Leaning in Schools Survey & Property Maintenance
Team Leading Textile Care Services Tiling
Trowel Occupations (Brickwork) Warehousing and Storage Youth Work

Higher Education

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Working with a variety of Higher Education Institutions, the majority of Colleges across Merseyside are able to offer HE level courses providing considerable value for money to the learner and employer where applicable. Colleges offer programmes of study in a variety of subjects on a full or part time basis.



These include:

Higher Education Provision A to M

Accountancy Business and Management Complementary Therapy
Construction Counselling and Psychology Criminal Justice
Dental Technology Early Years Educational Support
Electrical Engineering Fashion and Clothing Technology
Forensic Science Graphic Design Health and Social Care
Information Technology Information, Advice and Guidance Integrated Practice
Internet & Business Technologies Manufacturing Technology Mechanical Technology
Media Microbiology Music and Audio Production

Higher Education Provision N to Z

Photography Popular Music Process and Plant Engineering
Public Health Social Policy, Health and Housing Sports
Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector Theatre Tourism Leisure and Hospitality
Visual Merchandising and Promotional Design Working with Children and Young People Working with Vulnerable Adults
Youth & Community

To find out more about our offer, please contact the college direct through the contact us page.

Birkenhead Sixth Form College

Carmel College, St Helens