Additional Learning Support
Did you know Wirral Met is one of the top colleges nationally - our support for students with high needs is outstanding and they make exceptional progress*.
*as confirmed in our Ofsted inspection 2017
The Additional Learning Support team are here to support students to be as successful as possible. We have a team of over 60 highly trained and qualified staff, including Specialist Tutors, Communication Support Workers and Learning Support Assistants.
We work with students in every subject area, and at every level from Entry Level to Higher Education. The students we work with have a wide range of needs, including:
|Mental Health and Well Being||Physical Difficulties|
|D/deaf or Hard of Hearing||Blind or Partially Sighted|
|Autism Spectrum/Asperger’s Syndrome||Moderate/Complex Learning Difficulties|
DISABLED STUDENTS’ ALLOWANCE
Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) is available to help with extra costs you may have in relation to your course as a direct result of a disability, long term health condition, mental health condition or specific learning difficulty. The level of any DSA award will depend on an individual needs assessment – Click here to visit the Student Loans Company website for more details.
Wirral Met College is fully accessible. For details, click Disabled Go Accessibility Information.
Are you an overseas student?
We welcome overseas applicants and have a specialist team to help you with your English. Call our International Office on 0151 551 7777 for details. International students who are not native English speakers must have an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) qualification as a minimum requirement to enrol on a Higher Education programme.