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Employability Entry Level 3 NOCN Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

This course is designed for learners who wish to develop their vocational and employment skills.

Course content

You will plan for progression and effective skills, qualities and attitudes for learning and work. Additionally, you will study: enterprise, career preparation, as well as vocational units in catering and hospitality, retail and care.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required. Entry will be through interview.


By completion of a portfolio, which will be externally moderated

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Fab Futures team on 01942 761111.

Future opportunities

This course is designed to prepare you to progress on to Level 1 qualifications.

Further information

You will study Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT at an appropriate level. You will receive support from an experienced team of professional staff. If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 07 December 2018

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    • Our Parson's Walk Centre houses a wide range of vocational courses and provides a unique and exciting atmosphere.

      The Centre features the award winning Wheel restaurant, together with other outstanding facilities that provide hands on work experience including the Image Centre, Florist Shop and Travel Shop.

      In addition, our classrooms offer a comfortable and professional working environment which is exemplified by our £20,000 state-of-the-art Apple Mac suite.

      This Centre also houses the College's largest Learning Resource Centre to provide help and support to all students in the use of the library and IT facilities. Our dedicated team of staff are on hand to provide assistance with electronic books and databases, information skills and one-to-one sessions. Laptops, iPads and Samsung tablets are just a selection of the range of facilities available.

      This Centre is completed with our Employment Services team who are here to offer you a personal information, advice and guidance session to identify areas of development and agree goals to set you on your path to gaining employment.

      Located in the heart of the town centre, our seven floor Centre offers excellent public transport links being only a five minute walk from the bus station and ten minute walk from the railway station. For all the latest travel information try downloading our Transport Guide.