Workforce skills & Education

Workforce skills & Education

Choose Rochdale and you’ll quickly discover that a ready and able workforce is just one of the borough’s best assets. You’ll also learn that everything is already in place to educate and train the highly skilled individuals that successful businesses need – both today and in the future.

A recent £1billion physical regeneration programme has brought massive benefits to the borough’s education infrastructure, including new schools and colleges. Strong links have also been established with Hopwood Hall College, as well as with the region’s universities and training providers.

  • £150 million investment in Rochdale through Building Schools for the Future
  • Five universities across Manchester city region
  • Impressive vocational training at Hopwood Hall College in Rochdale and Middleton
  • 69 primary schools, 12 state schools, 38 independent schools and 4 special schools within a 10-mile radius
  • ‘Ofsted outstanding’ Rochdale Sixth Form College

A place to grow your staff

A place to grow your staff

A recent £1billion physical regeneration programme has brought massive benefits to the borough’s education infrastructure, including new schools and colleges. Strong links have also been established with Hopwood Hall College, as well as with the region’s universities and training providers.

A place for education

A place for education

  • £150 million investment in Rochdale through Building Schools for the Future

  • Five universities across Manchester city region

  • Impressive vocational training at Hopwood Hall College in Rochdale and Middleton

  • 69 primary schools, 12 state schools, 38 independent schools and 4 special schools within a 10-mile radius

  • ‘Ofsted outstanding’ Rochdale Sixth Form College