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Following the guidance from government Tameside ACE has suspended all classes and the centre is currently closed.

As soon as we are able to resume classes we will notify learners by text. Until then, Tutors are in touch with learners where possible to maintain access to resources for learning.

You can still call 0161 342 4063 if you have any questions about your course.

Coronavirus advice and support

If you are self-isolating and have no family, friends or neighbours to support you please call 0161 342 8355

Tameside MBC has set up a dedicated webpage for the latest support available to individuals.

For current job opportunities please visit
For support with applying for jobs and for career information, advice and guidance please contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900  for a one to one telephone appointment. You can also text them with the word 'ADVICE' to 07766 413219 and they’ll call you back for free.

For the latest guidance on COVID-19 please go to

Covid-19 Guidance Translated
Guidance based on the government’s updated advice has also been produced in Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Czech, Dari, Estonian, Farsi, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Kurdish Sorani, Portuguese, Pashto, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Romanian, Spanish, Somali, Turkish Urdu and many other languages, in partnership with the British Red Cross, Migrant Help and Clear Voice:

Please keep checking back here for further updates.

Based in the heart of Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside Adult and Community Education gives you the chance to continue or return to learning. Our small, friendly classes provide a comfortable and supportive environment for you to achieve your goals.

Our courses focus on essential skills for life and work, including IT, maths, English and employability. Whether you’re looking for a beginners course or something more advanced, we can help you get the skills, confidence and qualifications you need to get ahead.

We are committed to helping you achieve success, improve your life chances and employment prospects.

Our mission is to:

  • Engage and enthuse learners who may have experienced barriers to learning 
  • Provide learning opportunities that enable learners to gain the knowledge, skills and qualifications needed  to secure sustainable employment and support health and well being
  • Enable all learners to achieve their full potential
  • Have a positive impact on the economic health of the borough
Partners: If you would like to refer someone to ACE please complete this referral form and email it to






Course Dates:

Courses run at Tameside ACE throughout the year from Monday 9 September 2019 – Friday 31 July 2020

Opening Times:


8:30am - 5pm


8:30am - 5pm


8:30am - 5pm


8:30am - 4:30pm


8:30 - 4pm


Monday 23rd December 2019 to Friday 3rd January 2020
Tuesday 14th April to Friday 17th April 2020
Monday 3rd August to Friday 29th August 2020


Bank Holidays:

Wednesday 25 December 2019
Thursday 26 December 2019
Wednesday 1 January 2020
Friday 10 April 2020
Monday 13 April 2020
Friday 08 May 2020
Monday 25 May 2020
Monday 31 August 2020

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