Computing & IT

Preparation for Digital and Computing Technologies - C104

12 Quays Full Time Entry Level 3 Duration 19 weeks

Or Application Form & Reference Form to be returned to Student Services

This course prepares students for studying a Computing course in Wirral Met College.

Course Details

The Computing Starter Course is designed to introduce students to studying in college, through the development of study and employability skills as well as some introductory computing skills.

Entry Guidelines

No formal qualifications required. Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference. If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Access to Wifi at home.

Assessment Method

This course is assessed through assignments and written tasks.

Additional Information

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) in english and maths (grade 4 and above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips.
Where can I progress to?

Depending on your prior qualifications you may be able to progress onto a level 1 or level 2 course in computing. Explore potential careers via Career Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.

Apply Now

Starting 21st January 2021 - Ending - 24th June 2021

REF C104M001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form


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