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WIGAN AND LEIGH COLLEGE

UKPRN:
10007500

About this provider

Wigan & Leigh College is one of the largest training providers in the area with a wealth of experience in working with employers. The College is recognised as being responsive to local needs. The College offers a wide range of apprenticeships and employers have regular and detailed input into training so that the employees achieve the skills and qualifications that meet their needs.

Wigan & Leigh College has a dedicated employer facing team, Business Services. The team engage with local employers to provide relevant training opportunities and work experience to develop apprenticeships in a wide range of sectors.

The comprehensive service includes an advice service, extensive training and assessment options, innovative recruitment solutions and help to access funding.

What employers are saying

Based on 36 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 8 out of 36 reviews
  • Good 24 out of 36 reviews
  • Poor 3 out of 36 reviews
  • Very poor 1 out of 36 reviews

Strengths

  • Getting new apprentices started (15)
  • Improving apprentice skills (10)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (10)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (10)
  • Communication with employers (9)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (8)
  • Adapting to my needs (7)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (7)
  • Training facilities (6)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (17)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (14)
  • Adapting to my needs (4)
  • Getting new apprentices started (3)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (3)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)
  • Improving apprentice skills (1)

57 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Beauty Therapy General Framework 2 Details
Beauty Therapy General Framework 3 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Business and Administration Framework 2 Details
Business and Professional Administration Framework 4 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Chartered manager degree apprenticeship Standard 6 Details
Chef De Partie Standard 3 Details
Children and Young People's Workforce Framework 2 Details
Civil Engineering for Technicians Framework 3 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Framework 2 Details
Domestic Plumbing and Heating Gas-Fired Water and Central Heating Appliances Framework 3 Details
Early Years Educator Framework 3 Details
Electrical / electronic technical support engineer Standard 6 Details
Electrical Installation Framework 3 Details

Contact details

Website:
WIGAN AND LEIGH COLLEGE website
Phone number:
01942 761600

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
79%
Learner satisfaction:
85%
Source: FE Choices

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Explain levels

Apprenticeships are set at different levels of difficulty from the equivalent of GCSE (level 2) up to postgraduate (level 7)

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