Student Achievements

Remarkable achievements are made and lives are transformed through lifelong learning. That is why over 3,500 adult learners join us each year to help them gain the skills and knowledge they need to fulfill a lifelong ambition, secure a promotion or make a fresh start in a new career. Here are just some of our great adult students who are well on their way to achieving their goals and ambitions.

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John Sturley
Access to Higher Education - Health
University of Central Lancashire

The former Westhoughton based joiner took his first steps towards his dream job as a physiotherapist, studying the Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health.

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Natasha Bullough
CIPD Level 7
Wigan Council - Human Resources

Natasha previously completed her CIPD Level 5 but wanted to progress her career options and get higher qualifications.

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Matt Hewlett
Maths and English GCSE

A Wigan father of five returned to learning to follow his lifelong ambition of becoming a paramedic.

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Amanda Ammekk
Level 4 Advanced Beauty Therapy Techniques
Senior Aesthetician, Flint + Flint

Amanda previously worked as a hairdresser but decided to enrol onto Level 2 Beauty and progressed to Level 4 Advanced Beauty Therapy Techniques.

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Katie Tarr
Access to Higher Education - Health
BA (Hons) Midwifery - Liverpool John Moores University

Mum of six boys, Katie decided she wanted to enrol at Leigh College in order to pursue a career ambition but didn’t have the GCSEs from school.

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Jozsef Herzanics
ESOL Level 2

Hungarian born Jozsef is improving his English and building his confidence in the process.

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Shelley Derbyshire
English and Maths GCSE

English and Maths GCSE student Shelley is supporting her three sons through their studies.

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Hattie Kinder
Level 2 in Hairdressing
Renaissance Salon

Hattie Kinder, 24, from Blackrod, is looking for a career change. With a background in fashion and photography becoming a hair stylist isn’t too far removed from her artistic roots.

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Kerrie MacGregor
Access to Higher Education - Teaching
Primary School Teacher

Kerrie MacGregor was unsure about how to get started about how to get started but found out about the Access course at the College and was surprised that in just one year she could be in a position to apply for a university course that would help her to become a primary school teacher.

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Merveille Atatama
ESOL
Level 1

Merveille enrolled on an ESOL course with an aim to eventually qualify as a teacher.

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