Each year, thousands of students achieve a qualification or complete a course at Wigan & Leigh College. This provides them with the opportunity to progress on to University, an apprenticeship or gain employment.
We are proud of all students, many of whom come back into College to share their experiences with our tutors and current students.
Lorna’s decision to become a degree apprentice means she can earn a salary and study at a higher level, without the burden of debt in the form of a student loan.
Simone wants to work her way up in the company and do a Masters and long term to become a CAD designer along with Project Management.
Daniel is currently an apprentice for a local company called Parkins Design and Built Ltd.
“I’m really enjoying my apprenticeship and I am currently studying AAT. I attend College once a week and work four days a week...
Braden enjoyed studying full time at the College and has successfully completed his Level 3 Extended Diploma Electrical & Electronic Engineering achieving Distinction* | Distinction* | Distinction*.
Hollie is doing her Level 4 ITC apprenticeship at Ulitigroup in Chorley. She is in a varied role working on software installation and service desk support providing help to staff and customers.
Tony Middlehurst, who previously attended a local college, was recruited as an Apprentice at the Leigh based business Westco.
Matthew Eccles is currently an Electrical Engineering apprentice with MBDA Missile System. He is currently working in software development but has tried different roles including test equipment design...
After university, Bradley realised an apprenticeship in computing was his best route for success.
Once Sophie has completed the course, she wants to continue gaining knowledge and progressing her skills in the catering industry and her ambition is to own her very own Tea Room.
Anton Mills completed his Level 3 Extended Diploma in Mechanical Engineering before becoming an apprentice and completing his HNC at the University Centre Wigan & Leigh College.