Creating outstanding futures

At Wigan & Leigh College we have a wide range of academic, technical and vocational courses designed to prepare school leavers for an exciting career in their chosen industry.

We have a wide range of courses including Animal Management, Computing Science, Engineering, Fashion, Graphic Design and Science as well as our unique A Level Professional Honours Programmes.

As well as providing full-time College courses we also boast a whole host of apprenticeships, enabling students to gain industry experience and earn a salary whilst achieving a relevant qualification.

All students are taught by expert tutors who have a wealth of experience in their industry as well as education.

Making the transition from school to college can be daunting for many but at Wigan & Leigh College we take pride in providing a strong pastoral system for students. Each Centre has a dedicated Head of Studies and Student Liaison Officers who support students through their studies and time at College. The College also provides a transition service through the School Liaison Team, who provide careers advice, support and sampling opportunities for students in Year 8 through to Year 11.

Our Fab Futures Team also provides learners with the knowledge and support to ensure they progress onto University, an Apprenticeship or employment at the end of their time at College. They can also assist with queries regarding available funding and financial assistance which will help during their studies.

Before enrolling onto a College course, parents and students are urged to visit one of our Open Events which are hosted throughout the academic year.

Explore Our Courses

Student Achievements

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India Latham
A-Levels Professional Honours Programme - Applied Medical Pathway
Grades - A,B,B

Former Standish High School pupil, India Latham who achieved A B B in her A Level Applied Medical pathway and is off to University of Liverpool.

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Jack Reynolds
A Level Professional Honours Programme - Engineering Pathway
Grades - A,A,A

Jack Reynolds studied on our A Level Professional Honours Programme Engineering pathway achieved A A A. He's secured a place at Lancaster University to study BSc (Hons) Natural Sciences.

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Nathan Potter
A Level Professional Honours Programme
Computing Science

Former Hindley High School pupil Nathan achieved great grades during his A Levels course.

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Chloe Bilsbury
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science
Distinction* Distinction* Distinction*

Former Fred Longworth High School pupil completed her BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science with outstanding grades and is continuing her studies at University Centre Wigan & Leigh College.

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Jack Knott
A-Level Professional Honours Programme
Applied Medical Pathway

Jack Knott, a former Albany Academy pupil has achieved some amazing results in his A-Levels - Applied Medical Pathway and has secured a place at The University of Salford.

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Brandon Ainscough
A Levels Professional Honours Programme
Computing Science Pathway

Brandon achieved amazing grades whilst studying his A Levels pathway at Leigh College.

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Zoe Kenyon
Level 3 Fashion & Clothing
BA (Hons) Fashion

Level 3 Fashion & Clothing student Zoe has received university offers that will help her achieve her dream career as a designer. The former Rose Bridge Academy pupil has received offers

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Nathan Ryding
Level 3 Public Services
BA (Hons) Politics

Nathan Ryding, former Rose Bridge Academy pupil is currently studying on the Level 3 Public Services course. Nathan aspires to work in the armed response unit and has recieved university offers from..

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