Wigan and Leigh College

Top Training Provider
7.8/10
Programmes Offered: Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3) Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5) Degree Apprenticeship

About Wigan and Leigh College

Wigan & Leigh College has a long standing history in providing you with quality education and training.This has been achieved through exceptional teaching, support and guidance over an extensive range of academic, vocational, technical and apprenticeship courses. Each year we strive to provide programmes at a wide range of levels to suit all abilities.

We offer a significant number of progression routes within College and, at the same time, provide you with key employability skills preparing you for life after College. Recently a multi-million pound investment has been made across our Wigan and Leigh Centres to provide you with top of the range facilities, resources and learning environments. One thing is guaranteed when you choose to study with us - we will encourage and support you to achieve your potential.

The College

Wigan & Leigh College has been leading the way since 1857.

We are the only general Further Education College in the towns of Wigan and Leigh. Each year, over 14,000 people choose to study at the College, their needs being at the heart of everything we provide.

The College operates from a number of sites across the borough. Parson’s Walk Centre, School for the Arts and Pagefield Centre are located in Wigan, close to the town centre. Leigh College and The Image Centre are close to the town centre of Leigh.

The College has developed a wide choice of qualifications at all levels from entry level through to professional and post-graduate courses. Further Education students can choose the A Level Professional Honours Programme or vocational qualifications such as BTECs, both of which can lead to University or Degree Apprenticeships. There is also an expanding Higher Education portfolio of Foundation Degrees, Top Up Degress, Higher Nationals and Certificates for the benefit of adult students of all ages, both full time and part time

Wigan and Leigh College is 41st in Top 50 Training Providers 2019-2020

Latest Reviews from Wigan and Leigh College

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    7.4 /10
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