Wigan & Leigh College have been successful in their application to deliver T Levels from the 2021 – 2022 academic year. The College intends to offer T-levels in the following subject areas:-
- Construction Route
- Education and Child Care Route
- Health and Science Route
T Levels are new two year technical qualifications that have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses to meet the needs of industry and prepare students for work. They are designed to provide students with a high level of knowledge, technical skills and experience to open the door to highly skilled employment, Apprenticeships or higher level study options
The qualifications are equivalent to three A Levels, and will combine classroom theory and practical learning with a minimum 45 day Industry Placement with an employer. Initially these qualifications will be offered in addition to the existing technical qualifications delivered by the college.
Anna Dawe, Principal, Wigan & Leigh College said: “Technical training and skills are essential to the growth of our local economy and it is important that the College remains at the forefront of these educational and training developments. The most exciting part of T-level delivery is the collaboration required between the College and local employers and this is an opportunity to build on what is already a real strength within our borough. Working together we can ensure that we are developing the future workforce and bringing the right skills and knowledge into local businesses.”