Student Achievements

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.


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Adam Lever
Degree Apprentice - Nuclear Technician
International Nuclear Services

Adam is a Degree Apprentice (Nuclear Technician), and works with International Nuclear Services.

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Rebecca Jones
Level 3 Adult Care Worker Apprentice
My Life, Standish

Level 3 Adult Care Worker Apprentice, Rebecca feels doing her apprenticeship at My Life charity in Standish provides a great learning curve and an ideal preparation for work.

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Dan Robinson
Level 2 Engineering Apprentice
Severfield Plc

Dan who is thriving in his apprenticeship at Severfield Plc and wants to grow and progress in the company.

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Abbey Berry
Degree Apprentice - Electrical/Electronic Tech Support Engineer
Senior Test Engineer - MBDA Missiles Systems.​

Abbey is blazing a trail for females in engineering. She is currently studying for her BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Top-up) while working as a Senior Test Engineer at MBDA Missiles Systems.

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Chelsey Jackson
Level 2 AAT Apprentice
ISM Construction Ltd

Chelsey is a Level 2 AAT Apprentice and works with ISM Construction Ltd.

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Ian Hide
Level 2 Apprentice Site Carpentry
Winner of the 2019 Gorilla Glue Apprentice of the Year

Ian was working in the Royal Engineers in the Army Reserves while completing his Level 2 Site Carpentry apprenticeship as he wanted to use his skills to become a self employed tradesman.

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Hollie Barrett
Level 4 ICT Apprentice
Utiligroup

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.

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Daniel Savage
Carpentry & Joinery Apprentice
Parkins Design and Built Ltd

Daniel is currently an apprentice for a local company called Parkins Design and Built Ltd.

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