Employer Partners and Opportunities

Our students engage in live industry projects with leading companies locally, nationally and internationally. Engagement with businesses and other organisations such as charities provides excellent opportunities to deliver work in industry, in the last few years this includes;

  • Degree Apprenticeship Programme with Sellafield Ltd
  • MBDA Missile Systems Engineering Apprenticeships and higher education partnerships
  • Dr Paul Jaffe, Space Engineer U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
  • Husco International work placements for A Level Engineering Students
  • Royal Air Force Base Cosford visit and tour

Mark Duffy

Engineering and Education Development Manager, Sellafield
“I am passionate about inspiring and informing young people and making sure our apprentices get the best experiences and opportunities as I did when I studied at Wigan & Leigh College. The facilities here at first rate and they have equipment here you wouldn’t find in many places"