The Manchester College offers specialist courses for young people (aged 16-25) with learning difficulties.

Our learners develop their independence and work skills in a supportive, friendly environment. They can learn and build their confidence at their own pace.

Supported Internship

Next stop - work!

Have a look at our video about young people who have taken the next step
into work.

For more information on how to apply, please contact our course enquiry team on 0161 203 2100.

Case study

Chris working at the Royal Eye Hospital
Chris completed an Entry 2 course and supported employment programme with The Manchester College. He now has a job as an administrative assistant at the Royal Eye Hospital. Chris...

Latest News

Lisa O'Loughlin, James Butchart and David Hindley
The Manchester College's students were rewarded for their hard work last night when the Student Excellence Awards were held at the Renaissance Hotel in the city centre. It was a special occasion for...
Jack Carney, left, celebrates the Six Book Challenge success
The success of The Manchester College’s Six Book Challenge has reached Downing Street with College Principal Jack Carney and the College’s Six Book Challenge Co-ordinator Janice Banner invited to...
Martina Cole is the ambassador for the 2014 Six Book Challenge
Top-selling author Martina Cole, whose name is synonymous with crime dramas in print and on television, is the official ambassador of the 2014 Six Book Challenge, which tasks participants to read six...
Nigist Hagos receives her certificate from Liz Collier and Janice Banner
The Manchester College Libraries have achieved outstanding results in its third year of taking part in the Six Book challenge, achieving another Gold award for the College. A total of 878 people took...
Staff and students at The Manchester College will end this academic year on a high after Ofsted ranked the College as ‘Good’ in the new report published today. The College’s English for Speakers of...
The Manchester College PAN disability sports
Disability football at The Manchester College goes from strength to strength with the introduction of a weekly football session at the College’s Nicholls Campus. The Manchester College has teamed up...
Supported Traineeships project award winners
The Supported Traineeships project, which is run in partnership with The Manchester College, Pure Innovations and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has won the ‘Project...
The Manchester College Supported Traineeship event at the Town Hall
The Supported Traineeships partnership of The Manchester College, Pure Innovations and partner employers held an event at Manchester Town Hall to update local employers on recruitment opportunities...
ReStore shop opens at The Manchester College
ReStore, a new shop run by students from the learning difficulties team, has opened its doors at The Manchester College. The shop, which is located in the Tower Building at the Openshaw campus, was...
l-r Adam Lyon, Sir Richard Leese, David Marriott, Maura Anapaz, Jack Carney
The Together Trust is building a state of the art specialist college in Openshaw, in partnership with The Manchester College and Wates Construction. Bridge College will offer teaching and therapy to...