Work Experience & Employability Skills

All full time students at Wigan & Leigh College will undertake work experience as part of their study programme.

This helps to improve employability skills and get that vital hands on experience .

Some courses have significant work placement to allow students to develop key skills required to have a successful career.

Our committed team will provide guidance and activities for you to follow to find a placement opportunity. Then they will support you and your tutors to ensure it is a safe place to gain an insight into the world of work .

A work placement can show you how your course here at Wigan & Leigh College will help you with your future career plans.

It will also give you the opportunity to:

  • Develop the key skills needed within your career choice
  • Develop your employability skills and professional behaviours.
  • Discover new talents.
  • Strengthen your CV.
  • Improve your knowledge of the industry.

Work Experience

Wigan & Leigh College is looking for businesses to help support the future workforce and to ensure that young people leave education ready for the workplace.

If your organisation or business could support Wigan & Leigh College in offering a work placement opportunity, please let us know by completing the form below.