Construction Trades

Benefit from working in the multimillion-pound Centre of Excellence in Engineering and Construction, with state-of-the-art facilities at our Pagefield Campus. Each construction trade has its own workshop, where you will learn the skills relating to your chosen area.

You can choose to study from a wide range of trades including plumbing, carpentry and joinery, brickwork, painting and decorating, electrical installation and construction management.

It is an exciting time to join the growing construction industry. There are major projects planned across the region over the coming years, creating a wide range of jobs.

We are looking forward to you joining us in September when you start your journey towards creating an outstanding future.

If you have any queries about your application or starting College, email us on Year11applicants@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or call our friendly Admissions team on 01942 761111.


Step 1: Welcome to the Department
Step 2: Sampling Activities
Step 3: Career Zone
Step 4: Virtual Open Evening
Step 5: Virtual Tour
Step 6: Apply to Wigan & Leigh College
Step 7: Interview for College
Step 8: Transition Activities
Step 9: New Student Day
Step 10: Important Information for your Course
Step 11: Enrolment