Computing & IT

Choose to be

  • Computer Operator
  • E-Business Specialist
  • Games Designer
  • IT Support Technician
  • Software Designer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Support Technician
  • Web Designer

This is a very fast moving and exciting area to be involved in, as technology constantly changes. You will have access to Wirral Met’s impressive IT facilities including software and virtual learning tools. Our dedicated tutors will help you develop the skills you need to succeed in this industry.

Programmes delivered at the Twelve Quays Campus include:

Course Level Code
Digital and Computing Technologies – Introduction 1 C054
Digital and Computing Technologies – Intermediate 2 C053
Digital and Computing Technologies Extended Certificate 3 C096
Digital and Computing Technologies Foundation Diploma 3 C097

Where next?

Students completing the level 2 study programmes move on to higher-level courses, jobs, or apprenticeships. Level 3 students often progress on to jobs or Higher Education; you can also study towards the Foundation Degree in Computer Science at Wirral Met College.

Career opportunities

These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:

IT Support Technicians can earn from between £18,000 to £30,000 per year, depending on their experience and Web Designers can earn around £15,000 to £30,000 per year.

Source: nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Where are they now?

Andrew Butler

Andrew completed a BTEC level 2 Computing Course and BTEC level 3 programme at Wirral Met. He has progressed onto the Foundation Degree in Computer Science (FCSc) through our partnership with the University of Chester. Andrew was nominated Wirral Met College ‘Student of the Year’ in July 2014 in recognition of his exemplary academic performance.

Computing and IT News

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Wirral Met College to gain a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Centre

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