UTC Careers Page

Vision and Commitment 

Our vision is to empower students and enable them to make decision about their future in the following ways;

  • Raise their aspirations
  • Challenge stereotypical thinking
  • Broaden their knowledge and awareness of the wide range of career options and study pathways available 
  • Offer independent and unbiased careers education information, advice and guidance (CEIAG)

With a strong belief in the International Baccalaureate Learner Profile, we encourage the personal and professional development of all our students. 

The Leigh UTC achieved the reassessment Investors in Careers Accreditation in January 2019. This will be reviewed in January 2022.

We are fully committed to ensuring quality careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) and adhere to the Gatsby Benchmarks.

Our vision is to empower students to make inspirational, independent, impartial decisions by imparting knowledge of all future options within the confines of Career Education Information Advice and Guidance (CEIAG).

The Leigh UTC achieved Level 3 of Investors in Careers Accreditation in January 2019.

Career Learning Programme

The Leigh UTC has an exciting, varied and well-planned careers programme that aims to prepare students for their future. It is designed to help them learn more about different sectors and job roles, with an emphasis on STEM careers. It will also help them to know more about the different study pathways available.

Provider Access and Careers Policy

Entitlement Statement

This statement gives information on what students can expect to experience during their careers learning and development at the Leigh UTC. This is within the updated National guidelines specified by the Department of Education.


Talent Acquisition Pipelines

The UTC’s vision to prepare STEM professionals for the future is delivered through planned and guided opportunities for our students.  These are shown by year group on our Talent Acquisition Pipelines.
Details of developmental pathways by year group is available here.

Career Opportunities (Students)

The link below is regularly updated with Apprenticeship Opportunities.

Visit our LAT Student Careers

Investigate more labour market opportunities in our local area:

Contact Us

We welcome all feedback from students, parents / carers, staff and other stakeholders with regard to our Careers Page and Careers Programme, so please get in touch if you have any comments, queries or suggestions. 

The Leigh UTC has a Careers Advisor who is available by email: careers@theleighutc.org.uk